Raconteur Penny Arcade: A Penny for Your Thoughts

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Queen of the Manhattan underground (and collaborator with the likes of Andy Warhol and John Waters), Penny Arcade is still a poetic voice for outcasts and others.

Penny Arcade

Photo courtesy Penny Arcade

In her latest monologue, Longing Lasts Longer, the voice of yesteryear’s Lower East Side bemoans gentrification, cupcake shops, coddled college students and that 45th president. Now well into her 60s, Arcade is still a ferociously funny talent more than happy to use her honeyed tongue to speak the truth. cap.ucla.edu

Last modified: December 13, 2017