Coming Soon: The Beat Interviews
Oct09

Coming Soon: The Beat Interviews

We are delighted to announce that John Tytell’s book, The Beat Interviews, will be released on October 18th by Beatdom Books.    About the Author: John Tytell (born May 17, 1939) is an American writer and academic, whose works on such literary figures as Jack Kerouac, Ezra Pound, Allen Ginsberg, Henry Miller, and William S. Burroughs, have made him both a leading scholar of the Beat Generation, and a respected name in...

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What’s Next for Beatdom? You Decide.
Sep30

What’s Next for Beatdom? You Decide.

In the past, Beatdom has covered many topics with our themed issues. Since we converted from general Beat-themed issues to specific themes with Beatdom #6, we have looked at the following: #6 – Travel #7 – Music #8 – Sex #9 – Drugs #10 – Religion #11 – Nature #12 – Crime #13 – Drinking #14 – Movies #15 – War Next year we mark our eighth anniversary with Beatdom #16 and for...

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What to Expect from Beatdom #15
Aug05

What to Expect from Beatdom #15

  Beatdom #15 has been on sale for more than two weeks now, and we thought we’d give you a glimpse inside this WAR themed issue. Here are a few selected...

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Beatdom #15 Now on Kindle
Jul28

Beatdom #15 Now on Kindle

Last Monday we released Beatdom #15 – the WAR issue – and this week we’re releasing the Kindle version! Enjoy:...

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Beatdom #15 is now on sale
Jul21

Beatdom #15 is now on sale

Beatdom #15 is finally on sale! You can now buy it for the very reasonable price of $8.99 on Amazon. This issue is all about WAR. People think of the Beats as post-war, entirely separate and disinterested. But we disagree. In this issue we explore the relationship between the Beats and war, from Kerouac and Ginsberg in the navy, to Burroughs’ intergalactic battles, to the influence of postmemory, the British Beat movement as growing...

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Beatdom Sale
Jul11

Beatdom Sale

*sale ends friday 18th july* In anticipation of the release of Beatdom #15 – the WAR issue – we are offering our readers a special offer on a few previous issues of the magazine. Beatdoms 11-14 are now available on Amazon for the stupidly low price of $6.99. (They’re also on Kindle for $0.99, but we can’t go any lower than that, and that’s our usual price.) Beatdom #15 will be released late next week, and...

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From Tumbleweeds to Tumblr
Jun29

From Tumbleweeds to Tumblr

Dear Reader, (Shut up, Kim Jong-il, I’m not talking to you.) You may have noticed a few tumbleweeds blowing around these parts recently. I’d like to offer a brief explanation/excuse: Beatdom is a pretty large company, but very short staffed. The magazine is edited by David S. Wills and Katharine Hollister, but the website and publishing arm are run entirely by David. It’s a lot of work for one person –...

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Beatdom #15: The Cover
Jun19

Beatdom #15: The Cover

We are delighted to share with you the cover of the next issue of Beatdom – the WAR issue. Designed by the wickedly wonderful Waylon Bacon, we feel it illustrates the horrors of war across the ages. In the magazine we will explore war in all forms, from Burroughs’ intergalactic wars, to the brutal realities of WWII and Vietnam, as viewed through the not-so-rose-tinted glasses of our Beat...

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