Cult Comic

The Fan Man

The Fan Man, a cult comic novel published in 1974 by the American writer William Kotzwinkle is told in a stream of consciousness style monologue by the narrator, one Horse Badorties, a down-at-the-heels hippie living a life of drug-fueled befuddlement in New York City. ¬†Written in colorful, vernacular “hippie-speak”, it tells the story of the main character’s hapless attempts to put together a benefit concert featuring his own hand-picked choir of 15-year-old girls.
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