A chance to see formative influences on late-twentieth century poetics: Percy Dovetonsils* and Lenny Bruce.
-The Ernie Kovacs Show [1956] (NBC). (60 min)
-The Steve Allen Show [1959] (NBC). Guests: Lenny Bruce, 3 Stooges. (59 min)

Tuesday, August 22 (7:00pm) at the Mary Pickford Theatre (Library of Congress)
*cf Michael Davidson on Percy Dovetonsils, Ernie Kovacs's caricature of the gay versifier, in the preface to Guys Like Us: Citing Masculinity in Cold War Poetics.

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