For Beat’s Sake: An Interview with Carolyn Cassady

Off the Road - Carolyn Cassady

We all live inside history, and Carolyn Cassady has seen her share. Ms. Cassady was gracious and open when she sat for an interview at her home in Monte Sereno, not far from Los Gatos.Carolyn Cassady, best known for her relationships with husband Neal Cassady and novelist Jack Kerouac, is an attractive woman with an easy laugh. The fifth child of a Nashville biochemistry … [Read more...]

Ken Kesey

Ken Kesey - Further INquiry

Ken Kesey passed away on November 10, 2001 at the age of 66, of complications following surgery for a tumor on his liver.The following biographical sketch was written by Jason Reott several months before Kesey's death.Ken KeseyPerhaps Ken Kesey is best known for his work One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, a novel symbolizing the corruption of freedoms in America, … [Read more...]