“Anatomy of the Great Banana-Smoking Hoax of 1967”

NYTimes.com The Local East Village

By Brooke Kroeger and Cary Abrams

February 18, 2012

As it appeared on the now defunct NYTimes.com blog, the  Local East Village.  The piece can also be viewed with Scrib’d inserts from historic documents at EastVillageOther.org, a site created by The Local to celebrate the counterculture publication.

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