The sex paper, KISS, was described by the New York Times as “so countercultural that it made The Village Voice look like a church circular.” Kiss was an underground adult newspaper founded in 1969 by Joel Fabricant, Dean Latimer and Peter Mikalajunas, all of whom worked at The East Village Other. The titillating and artsy paper was the most well known of the several East Village Other spinoff magazines and often featured the work and contributions of R. Crumb, Kim Deitch, Kenneth Anger and Warhol Superstars such as Ondine. The paper was padded out with sexual imagery, erotic fiction and … Continue reading UNDERGROUND SEX PAPERS & R. CRUMB

George Kuchar and Lower East Side’s Lighthouse Cinema

Listed in Catalog #1 Desperate Visions – SIGNED Journal of Alternative Cinema Creation Books, 1996 Interviews and essays by Jack Stevenson. CAMP AMERICA: The Films of John Waters and George & Mike Kuchar. Signed by the late George Kuchar, “To Jim, We meet in all the best places. Best, George Kuchar” Includes Lighthouse Cinema handout with listings for The Films of George and Mike Kuchar as well as other interesting programming. $80 Subscribe and follow on Instagram for first notice of curated catalog items. Continue reading George Kuchar and Lower East Side’s Lighthouse Cinema