and Welcome to THE REALIST ARCHIVE PROJECT
an authorized and complete republishing of all 146 issues of Paul Krassner's Classic
and Uncompromising The Realist
Four issues posted a month until the archive is complete.
Featured: ABBIE HOFFMAN ARTICLES IN THE REALIST
December 22 2007
Happy Holidays from The Realist Archive Project
WE INTERRUPT THIS FRONT PAGE TO BRING YOU
A SPECIAL BONUS DECEMBER HOLIDAY GIFT
Each year at EP.TC we hold off on some good things until December and include them as holiday items.
Previous years include AA Strips and Children's Hospital Comics.
This year we include for you:
The complete 130 page
LAST SUPPLEMENT TO THE
WHOLE EARTH CATALOG
(Realist Issue No. 89 1971) (wikipedia)
Jesus' Last Supper with cops clowns and users.
An excerpt from Ed Badajos' criminally ignored "FILIPINO FOOD" (Introduction on Page 63, Art on 64-65)
Art and writing from Ken Kesey, Robert Crumb, Abbie Hoffman, Paul Krassner, Skip Williamson, Ken Babbs, Dan O'Neill ...
"Documents on Police Bureaucracy's Conspiracy Against Human Rights of Opiate Addicts"
by Allen Ginsberg
- many many other things -
A UNIQUE POLITICAL PHOTOGRAPH OF 1971
FOUR TIMES THE SIZE OF A NORMAL REALIST ISSUE
This is a massive brick of unfiltered U.S. history. The perfect holiday distraction in both format and content. Many jokes, too.
CLICK TO READ
We return with four new issues February 4, 2008
P.S. - The Season maintains that we include this 1959 message on Santa Claus from Robert Anton Wilson, Cheers.
PREVIOUSLY IN THE ARCHIVE
FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2007:
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Archive now holds 26 full issues and two supplements
PICK FROM THESE FOUR NEW ISSUES:
Issue No. 12 (1959) - Issue No. 51 (1964) - Issue No. 67 (1966) - Issue No. 87 (1970)
THIS MONTH'S MAIN ITEM:
From Issue No. 68. August 1966:
PROTHALMION FOR WET HARMONICA AND JOHNNY STOMPANATO - by DONALD NEWLOVE
Article is the only known first person account of the filming of one of Andy Warhol's least seen films, "MORE MILK YVETTE" (1965). Film is Warhol's tribute to the Lana Turner/Jonny Stompanato murder. A unique and valuable piece of writing on visiting The Factory during its creative and cultural peak. Eight Pages. This article has never been reprinted.
OTHER MAIN ITEM:
SNEAK PREVIEW OF A HOLLYWOOD FLASHBACK (1964)
By Alvah Bessie, Member of the Blacklisted 'Hollywood Ten', cited with contempt of Congress, 1947.
SEX EDUCATION FOR A MODERN LIBERAL ADULT (1959)
By Robert Anton Wilson. Vintage 1950s complaint by one of this century's finest thinkers.
CHARLES MANSON WAS MY BUNKMATE (1970)
A memory of Charles Manson during younger and less acid-rattled times.
BEHIND THE GAY LIBERATION FRONT (1970)
Good piece of history on the GLF, who had just then formed, following the 1969 Stonewall riots.
The DEMON A.A. (1964)
Great essay on how Alcoholics Anonymous is destroying a woman's family.
AND OF EQUAL NOTE:
WE'RE OFF TO PURGE THE WIZARD (1964)
Marxism as viewed through Red Slippers
(rampant Communist threats abound throughout entire issue)
WHO THE FUGS THINK THEY ARE (1966)
Early-era music criticism on one of the first underground rock bands.
(recommended Fugs downloads: "CIA MAN", "Wet Dream" and "Wide Wide River")
BLIND RABBI TO SPEAK AT SERVICES FOR DEAF (1964)
"Louder!" - Other good jokes