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‘The Day the Clown Cried’: Behind the scenes of the infamous Jerry Lewis film

This is a guest post from Tabitha Vidaurri, a writer and comedinette from Brooklyn In 1971 Jerry Lewis infamously directed and starred in a film about the Holocaust titled The Day the Clown Cried.  For reasons that are still unclear, Lewis chose to depart from his trademark slapstick formula and play the role of Helmut […]

Punk Magazine’s ‘The Legend of Nick Detroit’: With Richard Hell, David Johansen & Debbie Harry

This is rather special – pages from John Holmstrom and Legs McNeil’s revolutionary Punk magazine, as held by The San Francisco Academy of Comic Art Collection and the Ohio State University Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum. These pages come from issue No. 6, which featured The Legend of Nick Detroit, a fumetti or photo-story […]