Ted Lucas


Fifth Estate # 68, December 12-25, 1968

Ted Lucas knows exactly where he wants to be in relation to his art: “You can’t b.s. on an instrument—it’s impossible! Everything that’s there just comes out. What I got to do is just get my head together enough so …

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The High Priest of LSD


Fifth Estate # 65, October 31-November 13, 1968

highThere is virtually no aspect of life in America today that is not concerned in one way or another with the drug scene. Hippies and politicians, students, parents, teachers. police and revolutionaries all contribute their harsh or thoughtful or inconsistent …

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The Fifth Horseman is Fear


Fifth Estate # 64, October 17-30, 1968

“The Fifth Horseman is Fear” is a relevant work of art. It is relevant in all its parts, almost in spite of the fact that it deals with Nazism in occupied Czechoslovakia. Its statement is relevant in the way that …

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Skin Flick at the Krim


Fifth Estate # 63, October 3-16, 1968

“The Female,” current attraction at the Trans-Lux Krim in Highland Park, comes as close to being an obscene movie is anything I’ve seen.