How to Talk Dirty and Influence People: An Autobiography (Compact Disc)

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By Lenny Bruce, Lewis Black (Preface by), Howard Reich (Foreword by)
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During the course of a career, Lenny Bruce challenged the sanctity of organized religion and other societal and political conventions; he widened the boundaries of free speech. Although Bruce died when he was only forty, his influence on the worlds of comedy, jazz, and satire are incalculable. Finally available as an audiobook 50 years after Bruce's Death, How to Talk Dirty and Influence People is read by Ronnie Marmo, who currently plays Bruce in the premiere season of the one-man show"I Am Not A Comedian... I'm Lenny Bruce," directed by Joe Mantegna. How to Talk Dirty and Influence People remains a brilliant existential account of his life and the forces that made him the most important and controversial entertainer in history.

About the Author


Lenny Bruce (1925-1966) was a stand-up comedian, social critic, satirist, and screenwriter. His 1964 trial for obscenity (and posthumous pardon) is seen as a landmark for freedom of speech in the United States.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781478999348
ISBN-10: 1478999349
Publisher: Hachette Audio
Publication Date: July 11th, 2017
Language: English