For the Academy, there was only room for one, wigged, weird-accented performance from Sacha Baron Cohen.
Sorkin airbrushes history with optimism while downplaying the actual absurdities of the trial.
Abbie Hoffman would have turned 80 today. Fellow Yippie Paul Krassner remembers the good old days—which include dropping acid with Groucho Marx.
From Philip Roth to Lenny Bruce to Sarah Silverman, Jews have had a long history with talking dirty. Joshua Furst digs into an unnoticed link between obscenity laws and anti-Semitism.
Paul Krassner still does stand-up comedy, though now it’s with a cane. And he still plays a ‘now-I-am-now-I-ain’t’ peek-a-boo with his Jewish identity.