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Spectator - Bruce in Living Off-Color

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/arts/article/spectator_bruce_in_living_offcolor_20051104

Cynics contend that dying young can be "a good career move." It worked out that way for Lenny Bruce, a rebel hero of the Beat-era comedy scene who has been lionized since his premature death by drug overdose in 1966. At 40, Bruce had, for five years, been hounded by law enforcement, standing trial in San Francisco, Chicago and New York.

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