Lenny Bruce

~~ Free Birds ~~ "Take away the right to say 'fuck' and you take away the right to say 'fuck the government'"Lenny Bruce

The huge price one comedian paid so that George Carlin, Richard Pryor, and others could make it big.

The huge price one comedian paid so that George Carlin, Richard Pryor, and others could make it big.

On October comedian Lenny Bruce was arrested at the Jazz Workshop in San Francisco on obscenity charges for saying what amounted to "two four-letter

“Life is a four-letter word.”   ~ Lenny Bruce

Lenny Bruce - exactly how I picture Silk/Kheldar (but he's deceased so I'll settle for Tim Roth)

lenny bruce...Brilliant groundbreaking comedian known for foul mouthed routines. He died on Aug 3, 1966 from a morphine overdose at the age of 40.

Lenny Bruce - Brilliant comedian known for his controversial performances and resulting harassment from the law.

Lenny Bruce

I won't say ours was a tough school, but we had our own coroner. We used to write essays like 'What I'm Going to be If I Grow Up - Lenny Bruce

Lenny bruce on stage.jpg  Famous Comedian who pushed the envelope and challenged the decency laws of the time   Died of a morphine overdose

Lenny bruce on stage.jpg Famous Comedian who pushed the envelope and challenged the decency laws of the time Died of a morphine overdose

Lenny Bruce 1925 - 1966. 40; stand-up comedian, satirist. Autobiography How to Talk Dirty and Influence People 1972

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Tuesday of October 1925 Stand-up comedian, social critic and satirist Lenny Bruce, originally Leonard Alfred Schneider is born in Mineola, New York, United States.

Lenny Bruce, a comedian whose obscene act paved the way for comedians' freedom of speech. / 10 Nonconformists On How They Changed The World (via BuzzFeed)

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