Tuli Kupferberg of The Fugs has passed away. Today sucks. From Tablet: the classic counter-cultural figure who achieved greatest fame for co-founding the satirical band The Fugs, has died at 86. This according to journalist Jon Kalish, who heard the news from a neighbor of Kupferberg’s.
Very cool podcast over at Tablet about Tuli Kupferberg of The Fugs.
I’m just going to go ahead and steal The Book Bench description of this because there isn’t a better way to describe it. “An essay about George Plimpton written on…Google Maps.” Lou Reed, Sonic Youth, Philip Glass, and others, played a benefit for Tuli Kupferberg of The Fugs. Yiddish poet, Abraham Sutzkever has passed away. 3 Bukowski poems. Impose on Michael Gira of Swans, Angels of Light, etc. Everything you need to know to get into Wordsworth. This is the […]
Just got this from Pitchfork. Not only is it for a great cause, as The Fugs are one of New Yorks greatest contributions to the world, but it’s a stellar lineup. “Last year, Fugs co-founder and longtime New York counterculture figure Tuli Kupferberg suffered two debilitating strokes, leaving him blind, housebound, and facing enormous medical expenses. On January 22, Brooklyn’s St. Ann’s Warehouse will host a benefit for Kupferberg. Hal Willner will produce the show, and Kupferberg’s fellow Fugs will […]