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Behind the Twinkie Defense

News this week that Hostess will be shutting its doors brings back memories of psychiatrist Martin Blinder testifying that on the night before Dan White killed San Francisco Supervisor Harvey Milk, White “just sat there in front of the TV set, binging on Twinkies.” Another psychiatrist stated, “If not for the aggravating fact of junk food, the homicides might not have taken place.”

Posted on Nov 17, 2012 READ MORE



Mr. Fish

Mr. Fish in Conversation With Paul Krassner: The Politics of Being a Smartass

Paul Krassner, the editor of what writer Terry Southern said was “the first American publication to really tell the truth,” has been called the father of the underground press. He has also been called a lousy motherfucker by his establishment detractors.

Posted on Oct 17, 2012 READ MORE    


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