Interview – Paul Maher Jr., author of Burning Furiously Beautiful: The True Story of Jack Kerouac’s On the Road

Burning Furiously Beautiful: The True Story of Jack Kerouac's On the Road

Burning Furiously Beautiful: The True Story of Jack Kerouac’s On the Road is an accurate, up-to-date, meticulously researched account of how Jack Kerouac’s 1957 novel, On the Road came to …{read more}

David Handley interviews Paul Rogers about his work & the On the Road illustrations

On the Road illustartion copyright Paul Rogers

Chances are that if I said the names Sal Paradise, Dean Moriarty or Carlo Marx that you would already know a couple of things about them. You’d know that I …{read more}

Jim Morrison and Jack Kerouac

Jack Kerouac and Jim Morrison

“If he (Jack Kerouac) hadn’t written On The Road, The Doors never would have existed.”
— Ray Manzarek

Manzarek might have added that if Jack Kerouac hadn’t written On …{read more}

Excerpt from Burning Furiously Beautiful: The True Story of Jack Kerouac’s On the Road

Burning Furiously Beautiful: The True Story of Jack Kerouac's On the Road

Editor’s note: Burning Furiously Beautiful: The True Story of Jack Kerouac’s On the Road is an accurate, up-to-date account of the development of Jack Kerouac’s groundbreaking 1957 novel, On the …{read more}

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, …{read more}

Paintings: Kristen Stewart as Marylou Moriarty in On the Road

On the Road with Kristen Stewart by Thom Priemon

T.E. Priemon – Encaustic Artist

Artist’s Statement
I am an artist who paints using a 2000-year-old painting medium used in the way the Fayum Egyptian artist used their encaustic paints …{read more}

Who was Neal Cassady?

Neal Cassady

Neal Cassady: a brief biographical sketch

Born on February 8, 1926, Neal Cassady grew up in Denver, Colorado. He was the son of a barber who moved the family from …{read more}

Get “On the Road” movie gear!

otr-newposter

The long-anticipated film adaptation of Jack Kerouac’s “On the Road”, directed by Walter Salles and produced by Francis Ford Coppola will soon be released in the United States. Here are …{read more}

The Official Kerouac “On the Road” Movie Trailer is Here!

On the Road movie poster

“On the Road,” the movie based on Jack Kerouac’s novel of the same name, will be released in the United States on December 21, 2012. Produced by Francis Ford Coppola’s …{read more}

“My really best friend…” an interview with Seymour Wyse by Dave Moore

Seymour Wyse, Horace Mann School, 1940, courtesy of Dave Moore

Seymour Michael Wyse was one of Jack Kerouac’s closest friends. An Englishman, educated at Charterhouse School, Wyse met Kerouac when they both attended Horace Mann School, New York, in 1939. …{read more}