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Here’s Lenny!

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Fifty years ago this Friday, an up-and-coming comedian stepped onto the stage at Carnegie Hall for a midnight concert. You might recognize his schtick …

But as Liel Liebovitz argues in tomorrow’s Vox Tablet episode, Lenny Bruce’s act was not an act at all. It was a rambling, ranting form of prophecy, and while he’s been dead for 45 years, now, in the age of Facebook and Twitter, we need him more than ever.

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Sometimes you’ve got no notion what you are actually trying to find and then bam, the perfect solution is is right before you. It’s remedied my needs for the moment and I’m off to a good sleep.

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