About Hammond Guthrie

The artist found his feet in the underground community when he collaborated with a number of luminaries, including Del Close, Philo T. Farnsworth III; son of the inventor of television, 'Hube the Cube' Leslie, Liam O'Gallagher, William Burroughs, John 'Hoppy' Hopkins, and Robert Jasper Grootveld, mentor for the Provos.

Hammond Guthrie is the author of "AsEverWas..Memoirs of a Beat Survivor" and editor of The 3rd Page Journal of Ongrowing Natures.

Review – Living with the myth of Janis Joplin: The history of Big Brother & the Holding Co.

Big Brother and the Holding Company

Living with the myth of Janis JoplinThe history of Big Brother & the Holding Co. 1965-2005 by Michael Spörke (English Translation by Sam Andrew)

“The fame of Big Brother is like a golden albatross, it hangs around your neck like a curse. ...{read more}

The Eve of Fluxus: A Fluxmemoir
by Billie Maciunas


Arbiter Press, Orlando, Florida ISBN 978-0-615-35216-9

Fluxus is a name taken from a Latin word meaning “to flow”— often described as “intermedia,” a term coined by Fluxus artist Dick Higgins in 1966. ...{read more}

Bob Dylan and the Beatles, by Al Aronowitz

Bob Dylan and the Beatles - Al Aronowitz

Al Aronowitz is often referred to as “the godfather of rock journalism.” But his roots are in the tradition of the writers who trailed behind the Old West’s outlaws and revolutionaries, embellishing the truth to delight an eager readership. ...{read more}

Review – Moondog: The Viking of 6th Avenue, by Robert Scotto


Process Media ISBN # 978-0-9760822-8-6

Born in Marysville, Kansas in 1916, the son of an Episcopal minister, Louis Hardin Jr. lived a relatively simple life in America’s heartland until the age of 16 when he was permanently blinded when he mistakenly toyed with a blasting cap. ...{read more}

Confessions of a Raving, Unconfined Nut (Misadventures in the Counter-Culture) by Paul Krassner

Paul Krassner

New World Digital Publishing (2010) # ISBN-13: 978-0982531433

Having racked my brains in search of the perfect opening, I’ll just wing it by saying that “reading Paul Krasner’s Expanded Edition of his 1993 ‘Confessions of a Raving Unconfined Nut’ (Misadventures in the Counter-Culture) will cure cancer!”

Paul was a child violin prodigy and the youngest person ever to play Carnegie Hall, in 1939. ...{read more}

Who the Hell is Stew Albert? A Memoir

Who the Hell is Stew Albert

Red Hen Press Cover photo by Robert Altman

Author Larry “Ratso” Sloman was appearing on ‘The Howard Stern Show’ plugging his book “Steal This Dream,” a biography of activist Abbie Hoffman. ...{read more}

Jamming with Relix: The Book


I first experienced what would eventually be called “Jam Band” music when I attended one of Ken Kesey’s Acid Tests in 1965. ...{read more}

The Beat Hotel by Barry Miles


With the July 2000 Grove Press release of The Beat Hotel, author (Barry) Miles revisits 9 rue Git-le-Coeur, an historic set of decaying digs amid a rat infested slum on the Left Bank of Paris, “a decrepit rooming house with hole-in-the-floor toilets shared by all…” circa 1957-1963. ...{read more}

(Revisiting) Mondo Hollywood

Mondo Hollywood

At midnight on June 10, 2006, in a special event for the Moondance Film Festival, The Chaplin Theater (5300 Melrose Ave) in Los Angeles will be presenting the digitally-enhanced Director’s cut of Mondo Hollywood. ...{read more}

Poems & Art by Hammond Guthrie


…the length and width of the attention spanis being tested, strained, and manipulatedfrom the highest denominations of power,

preemptively initiating an undeniable falloutfrom Homeland Weapons of Mass Distractionself imploding under the seals of their office,

as hidden Weapons of Mass Destruction remain intactquod erat demonstrandum in time’s ever shifting sandbecause no one can remember where they hid them

in the (b)ore and (b)oil market(s) sellingshort term memories for future’s in denial,tide and time again swapping facts for lies. ...{read more}