Nomaville: Lenny Bruce is Dead

Lenny Bruce is dead. Forty-years-dead. As of today, August 3, Lenny Bruce has been dead as long as he was alive. That’s when you know you’re really dead. Not that the erstwhile comedian turned free-speech martyr would notice. His death was incremental — his life was wrung out of him slowly, by the ham-fisted one-two…