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    • How to Talk Dirty and Influence People

    • An Autobiography
    • By: Lenny Bruce, Lewis Black - preface, Howard Reich - foreword
    • Narrated by: Ronnie Marmo
    • Length: 9 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 54
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 52
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 52

    During the course of a career that began in the 1940s, Lenny Bruce challenged the sanctity of organized religion and other societal and political conventions and widened the boundaries of free speech. Critic Ralph Gleason said, "So many taboos have been lifted, and so many comics have rushed through the doors Lenny opened. He utterly changed the world of comedy."

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Appreciating the use of a four letter word

    • By Amazon Customer on 02-11-17

    Regular price: $26.22

    • The Man That Shocked Britain

    • Gate of Horn, Chicago, December 1962
    • By: Lenny Bruce
    • Narrated by: Lenny Bruce
    • Length: 51 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
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    Lenny Bruce was a prominent stand-up comedian, social critic, and satirist who heralded the free-speech movement and helped to push culture towards open and honest expression. He was repeatedly arrested for obscenity. Here he performs at the Gate of Horn in Chicago, December, 1962 - a performance that concludes with his arrest.

    Regular price: $4.25