By Terry Southern
Acclaimed novelist, Beat godfather, prolific screenwriter, and one of many founders of recent Journalism, in addition to the single man to put on colours at the Sgt. Pepper's album conceal, Terry Southern used to be an audacious, outrageous American unique. Now Dig this can be a wild, uncensored, and highly wonderful assortment that spans the gamut of his stellar profession. From an interview with Henry eco-friendly throughout the salad days of The Paris evaluate, to his account of existence neck-high in women and cocaine aboard the Rolling Stones' journey jet, Now Dig this can be a trip via Terry Southern's the USA, spanning the buttoned-down Fifties in the course of the sexual revolution, and carrying on with directly to his demise in 1995. It areas Southern's extra formal, early brief tales along the uproarious "Wormball guy" skit he wrote for Saturday evening dwell, according to goods within the Weekly international information. It collects his Esquire piece protecting the 1968 Chicago Democratic conference with Jean Genet and William S. Burroughs and his remembrances of twentieth-century legends like Abbie Hoffman, Kurt Vonnegut, Jr., and director Stanley Kubrick, with whom he wrote Dr. Strangelove. Now Dig this can be a bright testomony from an American literary lion, and a hilarious, engrossing, and enlightening assertion at the altering the United States during which he lived and labored.
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