Sylvia Topp

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2010

    Tuli Kupferberg: Model Village Citizen, 1923-2010

    ​Most afternoons in the 1970s, you could find Tuli Kupferberg, the poet and folksinger who died yesterday at 86, peddling his penny poems along Sixth Avenue. He would hang out at the corner of West 8th Street outside of the old Nathan's. The poems were always little gems of anarchist menace, a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2010

    Tuli Kupferberg, 1923-2010: The Fine Art Of Whittling It All Away To Nothing

    By all rights Tuli Kupferberg, who died Monday at age 86 after suffering two strokes last year, probably should have died decades ago. A poet, anarchist, pacifist, author, and co-founder of the Beat generation's first rock stars, the Fugs, Naftali "Tuli" Kupferberg was memorialized in Allen Ginsbe ... More >>

  • Music

    February 19, 2002

    Teach Yourself Fugging

    The Lower East Side’s First Underground Band Refuses to Burn Out