Last Call
May31

Last Call

Alright folks, time’s up. Time gentleman, please. Last orders. Get ‘em in. Issue Nine’s deadline is up today. If you need an extensive, please let me know as soon as possible and we’ll arrange something. Just a reminder to those who’ve forgotten: Beatdom’s ninth issue is about DRUGS. That doesn’t mean we want HST rip-offs or any other kind of rip-off for that matter. We want something a little...

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The Final Photo
May29

The Final Photo

Folks, thanks for helping celebrate our fourth birthday. May has been a fantastic month for Beatdom magazine once again. We’ve received some superb submissions for our upcoming Drugs issue, and we’ve announced the release of two very exciting books – Zoning by Spencer Kansa, and The Dog Farm by David S. Wills. As you will surely be aware, we have given you three previously unpublished photos from the Beat Generation...

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New BB Publications
May24

New BB Publications

Beatdom Books is proud to present two new novels set for a 2011 release. The first is Spencer Kansa‘s Zoning, which William S. Burroughs described as “an urban Celine.” Spencer Kansa has written for a wide variety of publications including Hustler, Mojo, Erotic Review and The NME. He is the author of Wormwood Star, a biography of the American artist and occult icon Marjorie Cameron (Mandrake of Oxford). His...

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Beatdom T-Shirts
May21

Beatdom T-Shirts

It’s been a big month for Beatdom. May is our birthday month (we don’t party for just one day; we do it all month long) and this year we turn four. This is also the month that we’ve launched Beatdom Books and announced the first B.B. publications – Zoning by Spencer Kansa (which William S. Burroughs said, “reads like an urban Celine”) and The Dog Farm by David S. Wills. To celebrate we’ve been...

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Exclusive Photo #3
May15

Exclusive Photo #3

The above photo is number three in Beatdom’s celebratory fourth birthday photo spectacular! Thanks once again to Jerry Aronson, who has kindly given Beatdom permission to use these never-before-seen photos of Ginsberg & friends. This week’s photo features Allen Ginsberg with Beat buddy, William S. Burroughs and Norman Mailer, and was taken in 1983. To view the first of Beatdom’s birthday photos, click here. To...

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Issue Nine
May11

Issue Nine

Here it is, folks: The beautiful cover for Issue Nine, designed by the wonderful Rachel Harper. Issue Nine is drugs-themed. It will feature essays about the Beats and their relationship with drugs, as well as stories and poetry inspired by drugs. Please get your Issue Nine submissions in ASAP. Deadline has been extended to the end of May. All e-mails to editor [at] beatdom [dot]...

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Another Exclusive Beat Photo
May09

Another Exclusive Beat Photo

Here it is, folks. Another exclusive, previously unpublished Beat photo courtesy of Beatdom magazine and Jerry Aronson. As part of our month-long 4th birthday celebration, we are bringing you four never-before-seen photos of Allen Ginsberg and friends. We hope you enjoy this one as much as we do. It features Ginsberg talking with his old pal, William S. Burroughs in 1984. To view the first photo, click here. To read more about Jerry...

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Happy Birthday, Beatdom!
May03

Happy Birthday, Beatdom!

Four years ago this month, Beatdom was born in a Scottish pub. It was a dark, cold night and the Guinness was flowing, alongside some wild ideas and a lot of talk of poetry and changing the world. Beatdom has come a long way since then. In fact, it has literally made it around the world. The first issue was made in Scotland, the second in America, and subsequent issues have come from Korea and China. It’s been a hell of a...

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