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Lenny Bruce

  1. Finding Lenny Bruce’s Imprint on the Comedy World in Two DocumentariesIt’s no secret that sometimes comedy is taken a bit too seriously. Comedy obsessives love not just the jokes, but the mechanics and emotions of […]
  2. Lenny Bruce Didn’t Have the Best Relationship with His DadEesh. Here’s a letter that Lenny Bruce wrote to his father upon facing jail time for a drug conviction in 1964. It’s…dark.Dear Father, This […]
  3. Unearthing Steve Allen and Lenny Bruce’s Unaired Discussion on Free SpeechThe Paley Center for Media, which has locations in both New York and LA, dedicates itself to the preservation of television and radio history. […]