Herbert Gans

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2010

    Lenny Bruce Isn't Served By "Lenny," Nat Hentoff Says

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. June 10, 1971, Vol. XVI, No. 23 The hunting of Lenny Bruce By Nat Hentoff During the first half of the play, "Lenny," I was thinking primarily of how well Lenny's material stands up. Even when someone else is doing it -- five years aft ... More >>

  • Columns

    April 20, 2010

    Mexico of the Mind

    The border exists only in your imagination, young mexicano

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2009

    Clip Job: Feiffer Cross-Examined at Lenny Bruce Trial

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesJuly 16, 1964, Vol. IX, No. 39How Many 4-Letter Words Can a Prosecutor Use?By Stephanie Gervis HarringtonSitting in on Lenny Bruce's current New York "obscenity" trial, one gets the feeling of being present at an historical event -- the birth of ... More >>

  • People

    April 8, 2008

    Death, Taxes, and Mexicans

    Legal or illegal: Either way the IRS wins

  • Books

    March 18, 2003

    Minority Retort

    Alterman and Gans Skewer Media Shibboleths