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By Terry Southern

Acclaimed novelist, Beat godfather, prolific screenwriter, and one of many founders of latest Journalism, in addition to the single man to put on colors at the Sgt. Pepper's album hide, Terry Southern was once an audacious, outrageous American unique. Now Dig it is a wild, uncensored, and highly interesting assortment that spans the gamut of his stellar occupation. From an interview with Henry eco-friendly in the course of the salad days of The Paris overview, to his account of existence neck-high in ladies and cocaine aboard the Rolling Stones' travel jet, Now Dig this can be a trip via Terry Southern's the US, spanning the buttoned-down Nineteen Fifties throughout the sexual revolution, and carrying on with directly to his demise in 1995. It areas Southern's extra formal, early brief tales along the uproarious "Wormball guy" skit he wrote for Saturday evening reside, according to goods within the Weekly international information. It collects his Esquire piece protecting the 1968 Chicago Democratic conference with Jean Genet and William S. Burroughs and his remembrances of twentieth-century legends like Abbie Hoffman, Kurt Vonnegut, Jr., and director Stanley Kubrick, with whom he wrote Dr. Strangelove. Now Dig it is a brilliant testomony from an American literary lion, and a hilarious, engrossing, and enlightening assertion at the altering the United States within which he lived and labored.

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