Lewis MacAdams

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Lewis MacAdams (October 12, 1944 – April 21, 2020) was an American poet, journalist, political activist, and filmmaker.[1] He was born in San Angelo, Texas. He was the co-founder of FoLAR. In 2001, he published his Birth of The Cool, a cultural history of the idea of cool.

MacAdams was a contributing editor of the L.A. Weekly and wrote regularly on culture and ecology for Rolling Stone, Men’s Journal, and The Los Angeles Times.[2] MacAdams was the director of the Poetry Center at San Francisco State University from 1975 to 1978.

MacAdams died on April 21, 2020 in Los Angeles of Parkinson's disease-related problems, aged 75.[3]

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  1. Poetry and Politics-An Autobiography by Lewis MacAdams
  2. "Big Bridge #9". www.bigbridge.org.
  3. Ledger, Los Feliz (2020-04-21). "L.A. River Conservationist Lewis MacAdams Dies at 75". Los Feliz Ledger. Retrieved 2020-04-22.