Category Archives: Newspaper

Practical Man’s Guide to Washington Square

“… August 2, 1962. The fantastical map above was conceived by Jaf to supplement ‘A Practical Man’s Guide to Washington Square.’ The numbers in parentheses in the article may be coordi­nated with the numbers on the map. Monuments and Shrines. … Continue reading

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Realize Your Desires: Underground Press from the Library of Stefan Brecht

“Printed Matter presents Realize Your Desires: Underground Press from the Library of Stefan Brecht, an exhibition of alternative and independently-published newsprint periodicals from the early ‘60s to mid ‘70s.  Featuring work from nearly 30 presses with over 400 individual issues, … Continue reading

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CoEvolution Quarterly

“… CoEvolution Quarterly had a profound influence on me from its inception in spring 1974 through to the end of its storied run, ten years later. CQ was the brain-child of Stewart Brand and a band of highly educated, counter-culture … Continue reading

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Gandalf’s Garden

“Gandalf’s Garden was a mystical community which flourished at the end of the 1960s as part of the London hippie-underground movement, and ran a shop and a magazine of the same name. It emphasised the mystical interests of the period, … Continue reading

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Limited Nuclear Test Ban Treaty

President Kennedy signs the Limited Nuclear Test Ban Treaty. “The Partial Test Ban Treaty (PTBT) is the abbreviated name of the 1963 Treaty Banning Nuclear Weapon Tests in the Atmosphere, in Outer Space and Under Water, which prohibited all test … Continue reading

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New Left Review

“NLR was founded in 1960, from a merger between the Boards of Universities and Left Review and The New Reasoner—two journals that had emerged out of the political repercussions of Suez and Hungary in 1956, reflecting respective rejections of the … Continue reading

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Fritz the Cat

“Fritz the Cat is a comic strip created by Robert Crumb. Set in a ‘supercity’ of anthropomorphic animals, the strip focused on Fritz, a feline con artist who frequently went on wild adventures that sometimes involved sexual escapades. Crumb began … Continue reading

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