Today's Autonomedia Jubilee Saint — Tom Lyttle

tom lyttle
Cybernaut author, publisher, gourmet chef, conspiratologist.
Tom Lyttle, Easy Rider Redux. Printed on non-impregnated blotter paper. Signed by Peter Fonda.

Ancient Rome: CIRCENSIAN GAMES in the Roman Circus, originally
a one-day event of athletic competitions which grew
to a week-long festival with many entertainments.

1569 — Flemish painter Pieter Brueghel the Elder dies, Brussels, Belgium.
1791 — Masonic conspirator, composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart dies, Prague.
1877 — Great Sioux war chief Crazy Horse murdered by U.S. soldiers, Fort Robinson, Nebraska.
1912 — Anarcho-musicologist John Cage born, Los Angeles, California.
1964 — “Rebel Girl” Elizabeth Gurley Flynn dies, Moscow, USSR.
2008 — Psychedelics researcher Tom Lyttle dies, Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

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About Jay Babcock

I am an independent writer and editor based in Tucson, Arizona. In 2023: I publish an email newsletter called LANDLINE = Previously: I co-founded and edited Arthur Magazine (2002-2008, 2012-13) and curated the three Arthur music festival events (Arthurfest, ArthurBall, and Arthur Nights) (2005-6). Prior to that I was a district office staffer for Congressman Henry A. Waxman, a DJ at Silver Lake pirate radio station KBLT, a copy editor at Larry Flynt Publications, an editor at Mean magazine, and a freelance journalist contributing work to LAWeekly, Mojo, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, Vibe, Rap Pages, Grand Royal and many other print and online outlets. An extended piece I wrote on Fela Kuti was selected for the Da Capo Best Music Writing 2000 anthology. In 2006, I was somehow listed in the Music section of Los Angeles Magazine's annual "Power" issue. In 2007-8, I produced a blog called "Nature Trumps," about the L.A. River. From 2010 to 2021, I lived in rural wilderness in Joshua Tree, Ca.

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