Laugh And You Are Free: The Ridiculous Theater Of Jackie Curtis And Ethyl Eichelberger
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Laugh And You Are Free: The Ridiculous Theater Of Jackie Curtis And Ethyl Eichelberger

Finishing his manifesto with a rallying battle cry for the absurd or, as he describes, “instructions for use,” Theatre of the Ridiculous auteur Charles Ludlam writes, “This is farce not Sunday school. Illustrate hedonistic calculus. Test out a dangerous idea, a theme that threatens to destroy one’s whole value system. Treat the material in a … Continue reading

Sex Machine: Pat Ivers and Emily Armstrong’s Downtown Erogenous Zone ‘Alone At Last’
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Sex Machine: Pat Ivers and Emily Armstrong’s Downtown Erogenous Zone ‘Alone At Last’

Will someone please think of the perverts?! Like John Waters opines in his ode to disappearing deviants, perversion has been sorely lacking in New York for decades. I mean, Times Square–once the sleaze capital of NYC–attracts way more peeping tourists than peeping Toms these days. Where is a good pervert supposed to go? Apparently into … Continue reading