Jack S. Margolis

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Jack S. Margolis is a counterculture writer.[1] He is known for his pro-marijuana book A Child's Garden Of Grass,[2][3] which he developed into a comedy album in the 1970s with Jere Alan Brian and producer Ron Jacobs. Margolis also worked as a screenwriter and wrote the script for Claudio Guzmán's 1975 film Linda Lovelace for President. Prior to that, Margolis wrote the Jay Ward Productions film, The Nut House!!.



  • A Child's Garden of Grass: The Official Handbook For Marijuana Users (1970, with Richard Clorfene)[4][5]
  • Cooking For Orgies & Other Large Parties (1972)[6][7]
  • The Ins & Outs Of Orgies (1973)
  • Impotence is always having to say you're sorry, and other questionable insights (1975)
  • Jack S. Margolis' Complete book of recreational drugs (1978)



  • A Child's Garden of Grass (with Jere Alan Brian and Ron Jacobs)


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  1. ^ Ellison, Harlan (2013). The Other Glass Teat. E-Reads. pp. 100, 101. ISBN 0759230668. 
  2. ^ Weil, Andrew. "If You Choose To Use Marijuana – How To Reduce Your Risk" (PDF). NIU. Retrieved August 26, 2013. 
  3. ^ Drug Paraphernalia and Youth: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Criminal Justice of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, Ninety-sixth Congress, Second Session, November 16, 1979. U.S. Government Printing Office. 1980. p. 31. 
  4. ^ "Amusing Book". The Hartford Courant. Hartford, Conn. January 10, 1971. p. 23L. Retrieved June 3, 2012. A CHILD'S GARDEN OF Jack S. Margolis and Richard Clorfene; Pocket Books; 95 cents. The Official Handbook for Marijuana users. This neat little book is just ... 
  5. ^ Marincolo, Sebastin. High: Insights on Marijuana. Dog Ear Publishing. p. 49. ISBN 1608444066. 
  6. ^ Church, Ruth Ellen (January 18, 1973). "A trio of varying value". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved August 26, 2013. 
  7. ^ Review: Cooking for Orgies & Other Large Parties. Publishers Weekly, Volume 201. 1972. p. 231. 
  8. ^ "Special on Wacky Comedy". St. Joseph News-Press. August 15, 1964. Retrieved August 26, 2013. 
  9. ^ Thomas, Kevin (September 26, 1975). "'Linda Lovelace for President' (review)". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved August 26, 2013. 
  10. ^ Jane, Ian (August 26, 2008). "Linda Lovelace for President (review)". DVD Talk. Retrieved August 26, 2013. 

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