Cannabis and Satire with Paul Krassner
Discussing cannabis and satire as Vivian McPeak is joined by legendary American satirist and marijuana advocate Paul Krassner.
Paul Krassner, who was a child violin prodigy and was the youngest person ever to play Carnegie Hall, in 1939 at age six. Krassner, along with Abbie Hoffman, was a founder of the Youth International Party (Yippies) in 1967 and a member of Ken Kesey’s Merry Pranksters for prankster activism. Groucho Marx hailed him, his friend Lenny Bruce inspired him, and George Carlin praised him. He published America’s first underground newspaper, The Realist, in 1958 and he talks about his amazing life on Hempresent.