Fug You Author Ed Sanders (PDF)


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  • Fug You Author Ed Sanders
  • Ed Sanders
  • English
  • 10 February 2020
  • 9780306818882

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Ed Sanders À 2 Read Summary ¿ Fug You Author Ed Sanders Ç PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Fug You is Ed Sanders's unapologetic often hilarious account of eight key years of total assault on the culture to uote his novelist friend Wm S Burroughs Fug You traces the flowering years of New York's downtown bohemia in the 60s starting w In the first pages of Fug You Ed Sanders recalls the City Lights Books publication of his Poem from Jail composed on toilet paper during his 1961 incarceration for attempting to swim aboard a nuclear submarine and conduct a peace vigil atop its missile hatches After this we will follow him anywhere He was not rehabilitatedSanders gamely suires us to the streets parks and stages where he and a host of captains courageous including Allen Ginsberg Abbie Hoffman and Jean Genet courted clampdown with provocative art and peaceful demonstrations against the Vietnam War While Sanders claims not to have been an integral part of anything as much as an experimental participant daring to be part of the history of the era one comes away from Fug You with renewed faith in the efficacy of sheer ballsiness Yes their heroes were slain Sanders argues persuasively against lone nut assassination theories pot was not legalized and the war dragged on but through court cases publicity coups and inspirational boldness Sanders and Co made the world safer for artists and other mischief makersSanders s ticket from his native Kansas City to the Beatnik breeding Lower East Side was NYU While conducting total assault on the culture holding down a couple of jobs and starting a family he graduated in 1964 with a BA in Greek Remarkably significant drug and alcohol use plus erotomania coincided with all of the above But despite the cannabis and sex scented chaos Sanders documented and saved much and stayed married to wife Miriam going on 50 years At 72 the longtime Woodstock resident is far from burned out his brisk economical reportage free of memoirist angst and including many illustrations conveys fathoms of swept under the rug history Lenny Bruce s travails the rise of the CIAFBI spiced with freuent bacchanaliaSanders s hieroglyphic festooned Fuck YouA Magazine of the Arts looms large This venture featured Sanders s own rich text and erotic glyphs plus works by Ginsberg Norman Mailer William Burroughs and dozens of others Due to his penchant for what he readily calls smut it also got him arrested for obscenity his case was dismissed and led to cops breaking into his apartment and stealing much of his property including some amateur porn flicks never recovered Not long after FuckYou hit the streets Sanders opened the Peace Eye Bookstore later bugged by the FBI Sanders obtained his surveillance records through the Freedom of Information ActSanders cops to craving the white stag of fame and with the formation of satiric proto folk rock group The Fugs he got it The band toured the world sharing stages and smoke with Janis Joplin Sly the Family Stone and the MC5 and getting in trouble for bawdy lyrics This celebrity combined with the escalation of war the RFK assassination the book is dedicated to the presidency of RFK and the introduction of heroin into the counterculture finally tuckered Sanders out at least temporarilyThroughout Fug You Sanders maintains a refreshing conviction that evil exists In the aftermath of the Manson murders he stopped writing poetry and headed west to cover the shock and come up close to evil s clear and present manifestations asserting that the experience helped me to grow up His resulting book The Family is widely regarded as the best account of the dark side of the hippie dreamYet Fug You pulses mostly with triumphant fun and hope eliciting a sense of gratitude that Ed Sanders still walks among us well versed in darkness sustained by light and still beckoning to The Futurethis review originally appeared in Chronogram magazine Wendy Knits Lace vigil atop its missile hatches After this we will follow him anywhere He was not rehabilitatedSanders gamely suires us to the streets parks and stages where he and a host of captains courageous including Allen Ginsberg Abbie Hoffman and Jean Genet courted clampdown with provocative art and peaceful demonstrations against the Vietnam War While Sanders claims not to have been an integral part of anything as much as an experimental participant daring to be part of the history of the era one comes away from Fug You with renewed faith in the efficacy of sheer ballsiness Yes their heroes were slain Sanders argues persuasively against lone nut assassination theories pot was not legalized and the war dragged on but through court cases publicity coups and inspirational boldness Sanders and Co made the world safer for artists and other mischief makersSanders s ticket from his native Kansas City to the Beatnik breeding Lower East Side was NYU While conducting total assault on the culture holding down a couple of jobs and starting a family he graduated in 1964 with a BA in Greek Remarkably significant drug and alcohol use plus erotomania coincided with all of the above But despite the cannabis and sex scented chaos Sanders documented and saved much and stayed married to wife Miriam going on 50 years At 72 the longtime Woodstock resident is far from burned out his brisk economical reportage free of memoirist angst and including many illustrations conveys fathoms of swept under the rug history Lenny Bruce s travails the rise of the CIAFBI spiced with freuent bacchanaliaSanders s hieroglyphic festooned Fuck YouA Magazine of the Arts looms large This Down In Texas venture featured Sanders s own rich text and erotic glyphs plus works by Ginsberg Norman Mailer William Burroughs and dozens of others Due to his penchant for what he readily calls smut it also got him arrested for obscenity his case was dismissed and led to cops breaking into his apartment and stealing much of his property including some amateur porn flicks never recovered Not long after FuckYou hit the streets Sanders opened the Peace Eye Bookstore later bugged by the FBI Sanders obtained his surveillance records through the Freedom of Information ActSanders cops to craving the white stag of fame and with the formation of satiric proto folk rock group The Fugs he got it The band toured the world sharing stages and smoke with Janis Joplin Sly the Family Stone and the MC5 and getting in trouble for bawdy lyrics This celebrity combined with the escalation of war the RFK assassination the book is dedicated to the presidency of RFK and the introduction of heroin into the counterculture finally tuckered Sanders out at least temporarilyThroughout Fug You Sanders maintains a refreshing conviction that evil exists In the aftermath of the Manson murders he stopped writing poetry and headed west to cover the shock and come up close to evil s clear and present manifestations asserting that the experience helped me to grow up His resulting book The Family is widely regarded as the best account of the dark side of the hippie dreamYet Fug You pulses mostly with triumphant fun and hope eliciting a sense of gratitude that Ed Sanders still walks among us well Men on the Edge versed in darkness sustained by light and still beckoning to The Futurethis review originally appeared in Chronogram magazine

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Fug You Author Ed Sanders

Ed Sanders À 2 Read Summary ¿ Fug You Author Ed Sanders Ç PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ith the marketing problems presented by publishing Fuck YouA Magazine of the Arts as it faced the aboveground's scrutiny leading to Sanders's arrest after a raid on his Peace Eye Bookstore The memoir also traces the career of the Fugs formed Ed Sanders is without a doubt one of my absolute favorite poets ever and someone who I ve borrowed from extensively unashamedly in a lot of my own poetic scribblings and self published organs of detritus But the Ed Sanders I love not the only Ed Sanders mind you is the demented licentious downright fucking freaky Sanders of the 1960s straddling the shift from beatniks to hippies when he was running the lower east side s Peace Eye bookstore and publishing through his Fuck You Press a variety of unhinged and perverse poetry most notably the journal Fuck Youa magazine of the arts The latter is without any uestion one of the seminal publications in the proliferation of marginal self published micropresses that comprise the mimeograph revolution The DIY freedom mimeo offered these writers on the margins resulted in some of the best poetry published in the 60s and 70s similar to the surge in obscure imaginative publications in the zine milieu of the 1980s made possible by the ubiuity of photocopiers Some of the other superlative efforts of the mimeo wave include Tuli Kupferberg s Sanders bandmate in THE FUGS releases Yeah Birth the inimitable C a journal of poetry by Ted Berrigan a freuent contributor to Sanders rag the numerous brilliant pamphlets by Cleveland s da levy and the British publication My Own Mag But for me Fuck Youa magazine of the arts is far and away my favorite mainly bc the complete lack of any pretense or abandon displayed by poets like Sanders Berrigan Nelson Barr Al Fowler Douglas Blazek and Szabo in its pages is right up my alley and has profoundly influenced the unapologetically deviant incoherent obscene and downright vicious approach I aim for in my own writing Anyway you don t care This book documents the good old days when Sanders was writing poems about toe ueens gobble gobble group grope and probably shooting amphetamines or something I haven t yet explored Ed Sanders later post Fuck You material too deeply He went on to publish Woodstock Journal which has its moments and I m kind of intrigued by his concept of investigative poetry which he s applied to figures as disparate as Charles Manson to Allen Ginsberg to Chekov But at risk of sounding like an ass and putting my foot all the way in down the line it seems like most of Ed s poetry from after the FUP period takes itself much seriously and to me feels like a poet suddenly jettisoning all that goofy shit he wrote with a headfull as a youth and trying to write serious self important poetry like the greats for Sanders it seems his paragons Charles Olson Ezra Pound loom especially large I ll take the kind of raw irreverent filth spewing from a secret location that these miscreants were excreting in the 60s over crap that reaches for insipid profundity any day Anyway all cocksmen cunt slurpers pill scarfers and seriously evil stomper types should fuck with this book then go read some scans of Fuck You Press joints as unfortunately along with most of the best mimeo texts of this era physical copies fetch blush inducing prices for boutiue booksellers such that would make da levy blow his brains out all over again

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Ed Sanders À 2 Read Summary ¿ Fug You Author Ed Sanders Ç PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free In 1964 by Sanders his neighbor the legendary Tuli Kupferberg called the world's oldest living hippie by Allen Ginsberg as Sanders strives to find a home for this famous postmodern innovative anarcho folk rock band in the world of record labe At first it seems like a rambling random disjointed memoir of the years 1962 to 1970 but as you read it you realize that each little memory blurt is precisely what and where it needs to be like strokes in an impressionist painting Once you start this it sucks you in and pulls you on until you realize you ve read 100 pages in one sitting A valuable history not just of Ed Sanders or the Fugs but of the time period itselfRecommended


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    Download ï PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free À Ed Sanders Ed Sanders À 2 Read Fug You Author Ed Sanders (PDF) In the first pages of Fug You Ed Sanders recalls the City Lights Books publication of his Poem from Jail composed on toilet paper during his 1961 incarceration for attempting to swim aboard a nuclear submarine and “conduct a peace vigil atop its missile hatches”After this we will follow him anywhere He was not rehabilitatedSanders gamely suires us to the streets parks and stages where he and a host of captains cou

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    Free read Fug You Author Ed Sanders Ed Sanders À 2 Read Fug You Author Ed Sanders (PDF) I've always liked the Fugs but kind of as a concept than actually listening to them a lot except for the materpieces Nothing and CIA Man of course I also haven't read much of Sanders' poetry but this book is an incredibly well written passionate look back at the '60s in New York that gives you an informed insider's view of a lot of the major poetry rock music and radical political activity that went on Sanders knew al

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    Fug You Author Ed Sanders (PDF) Download ï PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free À Ed Sanders Ed Sanders À 2 Read I feel like Ed Sanders gets overlooked as one of the great 60s poets esp when I go back to his works and see just how much he extended that fantastic Ginsberg discourse found in Howl Just who else did that with such fervour

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    Ed Sanders À 2 Read Fug You Author Ed Sanders (PDF) Ed Sanders is without a doubt one of my absolute favorite poets ever and someone who I‘ve borrowed from exten

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    Fug You Author Ed Sanders (PDF) At first it seems like a rambling random disjointed memoir of the years 1962 to 1970 but as you read it you realize that each little memory blurt is precisely what and where it needs to be like strokes in an impressionist painting Once you start this it sucks you in and pulls you on until you realize you've read 100 pages in one sitting A valuable history not just of Ed Sanders or the Fugs but of the time period itselfRecommended

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    Fug You Author Ed Sanders (PDF) Fug You' is a great snapshot of New York City PoliticalHippieculture circa the 1960s The book reads like a journal than a memoir but that is perfectly fine Full of documents posters and stuff like that gives the book a great flavor of its time and place Ed Sanders was right in the middle of the 60s storm and at the time i

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    Fug You Author Ed Sanders (PDF) Ed Sanders' memoir of the Lower East Side in the Sixties when the poet published a literary magazine Fuck You A Magazine of the Arts owned the

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    Fug You Author Ed Sanders (PDF) I just finished reading this amazing retrospective of the 60s by counter culture icon Ed Sanders of The Fugs and Peace Eye Bookstore It's a lo

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