|Published:||July 11th 2017 by Hachette Original|
During the course of a career, Lenny Bruce challenged the sanctity of organized religion and other societal and political conventions; he widened the boundaries of free speech. Although Bruce died when he was only forty, his influence on the worlds of comedy, jazz, and satire are incalculable. Finally available as an audiobook 50 years after Bruce's Death, How to Talk Dirty and Influence People is read by Ronnie Marmo, who currently plays Bruce in the premiere season of the one-man show"I Am Not A Comedian... I'm Lenny Bruce," directed by Joe Mantegna. How to Talk Dirty and Influence People remains a brilliant existential account of his life and the forces that made him the most important and controversial entertainer in history.