humor

Louis in the Sky with Diamonds: LOU and LSD

A flagpole penis. A shrink’s couch in a pocket. A haloed spider. Did LSD lead Lou Hirshman to abandon caricaturizing the famous? Was his second period a psychedelic trip? Did he make high art or “high” art? In this  FICTIONAL, TONGUE-IN-CHEEK  story, Hirshman swims with dolphins to the other side of the other ocean.

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OF GROUCHO, THE HUMERUS AND A PENIS

In this second Posthumous Interview, more than 30 years after Lou Hirshman’s death, the irreverent comedian Groucho Marx – the subject of one of Hirshman’s finest pieces parodying one of filmdom’s funniest entertainers – comes to life as he banters his way through the artist’s take on humor. Groucho’s quirky quips meet Hirshman’s witty art. […]

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