Category Archives: Lenny Bruce

The New Yorker: Douglas Watt- ‘The Glittering, Corrosive Humor of Lenny Bruce’

“Early in 1966, the entertainer Lenny Bruce, who died in the midsummer of that year at the age of forty from a self-administered overdose of morphine, gave his next-to-last public performance, at the Berkeley Community Theatre, a large auditorium near … Continue reading

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NBC: The Steve Allen Show- Lenny Bruce (1959)

  Source:The Daily Review  “Lenny is tender/mean/sweet at the same time. Enjoy! One of my favorite comedy bits of him.” From Sam Legend Wrestling “Lenny’s heart-wrenching take on solitude and love’s end… It always makes my eyes dewy: Lenny’s SO autobiographical … Continue reading

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Movie Clips Classic Trailer Vault: ‘Lenny Official Trailer- Dustin Hoffman Movie (1974)’

Source:The Daily Review  “Lenny Trailer – Directed by Bob Fosse and starring Dustin Hoffman, Stanley Beck, Frankie Man, Gary Morton, Guy Rennie. The story of acerbic 1960s comic Lenny Bruce, whose groundbreaking, no-holds-barred style and social commentary was often deemed … Continue reading

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Alison Martino: Mysteries and Scandals: Comedian Lenny Bruce-A Champion of Free Speech Who Was Ahead of His Time

Source: Alison Martino: Mysteries and Scandals: Comedian Lenny Bruce-A Champion of Free Speech Who Was Ahead of His Time Keep in mind that Lenny Bruce’s act came out in the 1950s and up until the early 1960s when we were … Continue reading

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