Review – Son of Kerouac, Woodstock and God: A Memoir by James Crockett

Son of Kerouac, Woodstock and God

Son of Kerouac, Woodstock and God / James Crockett / 978-148125581 / 261 pages

As a young man about to embark upon a summer-long hitchhiking trip through the western United …{read more}

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 …{read more}

Carl Wiliams of Maggs Bros. Ltd. on the Beats, counterculture books & more!

Maggs counterculture books

This just in from Carl Williams of Maggs Bros. Ltd, the outstanding London bookseller:

Here’s a catalogue and informal show that we have just put together from Scratch, all items …{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 …{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 …{read more}

About Photographer Larry Keenan

Larry Keenan

In 1965, California College of Arts and Crafts student Larry Keenan was asked by his teacher, poet and playwright Michael McClure, if he would like to photograph a group of …{read more}