Ed Sanders on the Fugs and Counterculture in the Lower East Side

Ed Sanders describes New York's downtown Bohemia in the 1960s and traces the career of the postmodern, innovative anarcho-folk-rock band the Fugs—formed in 1964 by Sanders and his neighbor, the legendary Tuli Kupferberg. He tells the story in his memoir Fug You: An Informal History of the Peace Eye Bookstore, the F**k You Press, the Fugs, and Counterculture in the Lower East Side.