Newspapers: Voice of the Partially Alienated

A grape-eating contest at the First Church of the Amorphous Mush. A wedding ceremony under a pop portrait of the bride and groom seated in a spaceship. A comedy team from Group Banana breaking up the audience by sneezing under a blanket.

The nightmarish visions of a rapidly disintegrating mind? Not at all. These are happenings in Greenwich Village as reported by the eleven-year-old weekly Village Voice. Few Village fancies escape the attention of the Voice. No Village fad—from psychedelic shopping centers to erotic Christmas ornaments—is too eccentric to be ignored. As a result, the weekly has begun to show...

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