Paul Krassner at City Lights Bookstore in 2009
|Died||July 21, 2019 (aged 87)|
|Occupation||author, journalist, comedian|
Paul Krassner (April 9, 1932 – July 21, 2019) was an American author, journalist and comedian. He was the founder, editor and a contributor to the freethought magazine The Realist. Krassner became an important figure in the counterculture of the 1960s as a member of Ken Kesey's Merry Pranksters. He was a founding member of the Yippies.
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- Krassner, P.; Jacobsen, S.D. (15 August 2014). "Paul Krassner: Founder, Editor, & Contributor, The Realist". In-Sight (6.A).
- "1960s prankster Paul Krassner, who named Yippies, dies at 87". The Seattle Times. July 21, 2019.