Grand Marais by t. kilgore splake

Grand Marais by Jonathunder, via Wikipedia

Grand Marais by t. kilgore splake / paperback, with DVD / 978-1-4675-8222-3

t. kilgore splake’s latest volume is a poetic and photographic celebration of Grand Marais, Minnesota, a small city …{read more}

Hammond Guthrie’s AsEverWas: Memoirs of a Beat Survivor

As Ever Was: Memoirs of a Beat Survivor by Hammond Guthrie

AsEverWas: Memoirs of a Beat Survivor by Hammond Guthrie / 2nd edition / Jorvik Press / 978-0988412231 / paperback, 296 pages

When the counterculture was busy being born in Los …{read more}

In Honor of Michael McClure’s Birthday

Michael McClure at the Sweetwater

Today, October 20, is Michael McClure’s birthday. Here are a few videos to celebrate!

Michael McClure, Bob Weir, Rob Wasserman, Jay Lane, & Jason Crosby

From a performance at the …{read more}

Book Release: Flies Now the Spirit: Alone Yet Complicit

Flies Now the Spirit: Light Verse

Flies Now the Spirit: Alone Yet Complicit is Keith and Elizabeth Stanley-Mallett’s tenth volume of light verse.

In these poems, their shared love of family, animals, the English countryside, nature, …{read more}

Review – Les Paul: The Lost Interviews by Jim O’Donnell

Les Paul: The Lost Interviews by Jim O'Donnell

Les Paul: The Lost Interviews: Five Never-Before-Published Talks With a Guitar Genius by Jim O’Donnell / 978-1492218913 / 152 pages

What comes to mind when you hear the name “Les …{read more}

Beat Generation film – “Kill Your Darlings” trailer released!

KILL YOUR DARLINGS

Kill Your Darlings dramatizes an actual event that took place in 1944, as the writers who would later be identified with the Beat Generation became embroiled in a murder that …{read more}

October in the Railroad Earth – Jack Kerouac

Railroad Earth - Photo is Road to Nowhere by Blue Betty via http://www.sxc.hu/profile/bluebetty, photoshopped by Empty Mirror

Every October, I think of Jack Kerouac’s short story, “October in the Railroad Earth.” Jack recorded it for his album with Steve Allen, Poetry For The Beat Generation; take a …{read more}

Beyond From Within’s “Free Of Freedom” video!

Beyond from Within - Free of Freedom video

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In honor of ruth weiss on her 85th birthday

Ruth Weiss / copyright Horst Spandler

The following is from: “ruth weiss and the American Beat movement of the ‘50s and 60’s” by Horst Spandler, published in: ruth weiss, no dancing aloud – lautes tanzen nicht …{read more}

Celebrating Allen Ginsberg’s birthday with a few videos

Allen Ginsberg

In honor of Allen Ginsberg’s birthday (June 3, 1926), we’ve gathered a few videos together. We’ve got some poetry for you, a chant, and an interview or two.

What are …{read more}