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In this first episode of the Beatdom Podcast, your host, David S. Wills,...

Announcing the Beatdom Podcast

I am pleased to announce that, beginning August, 2013, Beatdom will be...

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Life & Death

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From Albion to Shangri-La

From Albion to Shangri-La consists of collected excerpts from Peter...

The is NOT an Anthology

In 1959, the painter, Brion Gysin, “accidentally” cut through a pile of...

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“I want to be considered a jazz poet . . .” i Don’t miss Mark...

The Architect Who Shaped Paterson, New Jersey, and Its People

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The Stray Bullet: William S. Burroughs in Mexico

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New Video: Hunter S. Thompson Reads The Curse of Lono

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A couple of days ago, Michael Stipe took the stage to introduce a night of...

Barry Miles and John Tytell Discuss William S. Burroughs

Marking the 100th anniversary of the birth of William S. Burroughs, Barry...

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