A primer on how to speak hip....

Posted By: 
Max Grinnell
Posted On: 
Tuesday, July 10th, 2007

Do you know the difference between a pad and a regular old apartment? Are you confused between what some call the fuzz and a standard-issue police officer? If you don't, you probably should take a listen to this famous 1959 album recorded by the late theater improviser legend Del Close and John Brent. It's a send up of instructional albums and the lingua franca of certain members of the Beat Generation.