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50 Years Later, We Still Can't Laugh About Lenny Bruce - FIRE
“Satire is tragedy plus time,” the late comedian Lenny Bruce once observed. “You give it enough time, the public, the reviewers will allow you to satirize it. Which is rather ridiculous, when you think about it.” Lenny Bruce died 50 years ago today. Tragedy, plus time. If Bruce’s calculus is correct—that we can look back... Read more