"Neither highbrows nor lowbrows nor midbrows, but elastic-brows.” — George Orwell

Paranoid thrillers from Kafka to Graham Greene to William Gibson.


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The 1960s was a terrible decade for film and television comedy, but it did produce a stellar class of comedians working the beatnik demimonde: Mort Sahl, Phyllis Diller, Jonathan Winters, Joan Rivers, George Carlin, Bill Cosby, Richard Pryor. Not to mention WOODY ALLEN (Allen Konigsberg, born 1935), whose career as a stand-up comic and author […]

hoffman-stealAngela Davis

They were anything but silent.