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Kenneth Elton "Ken" Kesey ( /ˈkiːziː/; September 17, 1935 – November 10, 2001) was an American author, best known for his novel One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1962), and as a counter-cultural...

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  • MISCELLANEOUS: "Coming Down Again: After the Age of Excess"

      News Source: Bookforum | 4 days ago
    Ellen Willis Ellen Willis, whose music writing recently received a much-deserved revival, was often drawn to the counterculture, progressive politics, and how the two overlapped...Willis often finds her stride in complexity, and here she intricately
  • Sue Townsend 'a lone voice, a humanist and a genius'

      News Source: Guardian Unlimited | 7 days ago
    Jonathan Player /Rex Features Ian Rankin I was in my early 20s and a student when the first Adrian Mole book was published. I came from a working class background and was the first member of my family to attend university. I'd been a quiet teenager,
  • Theater review: 'One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest' from Theatre Downtown

      News Source: Orlando Sentinel Online | 20 days ago
    The opening-night audience of "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" filled Theatre Downtown with laughter...They laughed at the sight of a lobotomized man being pushed into a crucifixion-like position. And despite the fine acting taking place on a
  • Saul Zaentz: Liltigious record company executive who turned to film ...

      News Source: The Independent | 3 months ago
    Saul Zaentz was a highly litigious record producer whose second career as a film-maker brought him Academy Awards for One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Amadeus and The English Patient. He wasn't a prolific film producer, but he took on high-quality
  • Cuckoo's Nest producer Zaentz dies

      News Source: BBC | 3 months ago
    Cuckoo's Nest producer Saul Zaentz dies aged 92 Zaentz made a career of adapting "difficult" novels that major movie studios shied away from Film producer Saul Zaentz, who won best picture Oscars for One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest, Amadeus and The
  • Acclaimed Hollywood producer Saul Zaentz dies aged 92

      News Source: Sydney Morning Herald | 3 months ago
    Working with Milos Forman, Anthony Minghella, Peter Weir and other directors, he made only nine films in his cinematic heyday, from 1975 to 2007, most of them without Hollywood studio backing. They included "The Mosquito Coast" (1986), "The
  • Saul Zaentz, producer of Oscar winners, dies at 92

      News Source: The Orange County Register | 3 months ago
    Saul Zaentz, a music producer whose second career as a filmmaker brought him best-picture Academy Awards for "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest," "Amadeus" and "The English Patient," has died...Zaentz (zants) died Friday at his San Francisco apartment
  • Legendary Producer Saul Zaentz Dies at 92 (Report)

      News Source: Hollywood Reporter Music | 3 months ago
    Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images He won Oscars for producing three best picture winners -- "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest," "Amadeus" and "The English Patient" -- after a great career with Fantasy Records and feuds with John Fogerty. Saul Zaentz ,

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