EARTH Vol. 2, #8 (SF: October 1971).
EARTH Vol. 2, #8 (SF: October 1971).
EARTH Vol. 2, #8 (SF: October 1971).
EARTH Vol. 2, #8 (SF: October 1971).
EARTH Vol. 2, #8 (SF: October 1971).
EARTH Vol. 2, #8 (SF: October 1971).

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EARTH Vol. 2, #8 (SF: October 1971).

Ed. James Goode. Magazine format. 94pp.

Contains "The Cockettes of San Francisco" by Barbara Falconer, an 18pp. front cover feature accompanied by photographs in colour and b/w by Joshua Freiwald, some of them full page (including the front cover image of Johny, aka Johnny Mac).

The most extensive and lavish article on The Cockettes to appear in any contemporary publication. It was based on the author's visits to the Cockette house in the Haight and features sympathetic profiles-cum-interviews and photo-portraits of 10 members of the troupe: Goldie Glitters, Scrumbly, Harlow and John R., Sandy, Johny ("the prettiest Cockette"), Tahara, Rumi, Hibiscus, and Big Daryl (+ photos of Sylvester, Peter Mintun, and Aaron).

Also: Alan Watts ("The Power Game"); underground guides to Austin, TX and Buffalo, NY; book reviews of 'The Pentagon Papers', 'The Last Whole Earth Catalog', and 'Life on a New Age Farm', and film review of 'Two-Lane Blacktop'; 8pp. on the SACB (Subversive Activities Control Board); 4pp. colour photo feature on 'Lenny', a stage musical based on the life of Lenny Bruce; concert reviews of Liberace (3pp.), Kris Kristofferson, and Rod Stewart; record review of 'Blue' by Joni Mitchell; an index of film periodicals, distributors, competitions, and art cinemas; ads. for The Psychedelic Review and hip radio stations, including the founding editor's own Earth News, a national alternative radio news service for rock stations.

Near Fine.

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