Happy Birthday, Lenny Bruce!

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THRUPOINT Podcast Episode 7

After a 7-week power outage the podcast returns on the birthday of Lenny Bruce with a special tribute program in his honor. Sean examines the life, legacy, and legal career of Lenny Bruce with cuts from his 1965 Berkeley concert and 1966 UCLA talk, a story from Danbert Nobacon, and more.

Music from Chumbawamba, the song “Big Mouth Strikes Again” from the album entitled Shhh.

Lenny Bruce audio primarily taken from The Berkeley Concert, 1965, Bizarre Records, and from the archives of the UCLA Communications Studies Department, 1966, via Youtube.

Book reading from The Heebie-Jeebies at CBGB’s, a Secret History of Jewish Punk, by Steven Lee Beeber.

Music clip of “Eulogy to Lenny Bruce” comes from the album Chelsea Girl, by Nico, via Youtube.




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