ORGAN #9 (Berkeley, CA: July 1971).
ORGAN #9 (Berkeley, CA: July 1971).
ORGAN #9 (Berkeley, CA: July 1971).
ORGAN #9 (Berkeley, CA: July 1971).

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ORGAN #9 (Berkeley, CA: July 1971).

Ed. Gerard Van der Leun. Tabloid newspaper format, folded, as issued. 36pp. Includes "Just Divine: The Inside Story Of The 400-pound Drag Queen Who Got To Play Jackie Kennedy", a 2pp. photo-illustrated interview with Divine by Edward Rasen.

The final issue of Organ (its title having dropped the definite article from the fourth issue on), in which Divine, recently arrived in San Francisco to an airport reception of dancing Cockettes in drag, reveals that her tits are filled with lentils (not birdseed), and describes her roles in John Waters' films 'Eat Your Makeup' (as Jackie Kennedy), 'Mondo Trasho' (as herself and a greaser in a Baltimore alley), and 'Multiple Maniacs' (as "a homicidal maniac" that gets "fucked by a lobster").

Also: William Burroughs - "Who is the third that walks beside you?", a 3-column style cut-up text reprinted (incorrectly) from the East Village Other; heroin in the military, including "the narcotics scene in Vietnam" + "The Adventures of Sgt. Smack" by Greg Irons and Kim Veitch; poetry (incl. Gary Snyder); an evening with Jerry Lee Lewis by Dick Lupoff (3pp.); Robert Anton Wilson and Robert J. Shea on LBJ; how to wear a sari (2pp.); Howard Pearlstein's report from The Last Whole Earth Catalog - Demise Party in San Francisco; more.

Newsprint pages and spine fold age-toned, o/w Very Good.

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