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Which Words Still Shock Me? Not Many.

Seven thoughts on obscenity in honor of Carlin’s ‘Seven Words’

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Today in History: Carlin Performs ‘Seven Words’

Lenny Bruce’s ‘obscene’ routines inspired Carlin whose views on the politics of language remain influential

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Four-Letter Words: Why Jews Have Led the Making and Defense of Obscenity in America

Does sexually graphic material help Jewish continuity? ‘Unclean Lips’ argues for the unseemliness of Bruce, Roth, and their ilk.

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Bigger, Longer, Bakshi

How the godfather of X-rated animation—subject of recent screenings—paved the way for South Park

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Tropical Storm

Henry Miller had complicated feelings about Jews, but his works wouldn’t have reached American audiences without them

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