1st Burroughs Documentary to be Rereleased
Nov30

1st Burroughs Documentary to be Rereleased

The first long feature documentary about iconic writer William S. Burroughs, one of the most radically subversive literary figures of the 20th century and Godfather to the Beat poets such as Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg, is set to be restored and re-released after decades of being out of print. The campaign to restore Burroughs: The Movie will officially be launched on Kickstarter on World Aids Day December 1st 2012 and it will run...

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Freeform fuckup

Here we are again labias and genitals let loose from our own personalized bondage to attempt once more to find the ending to this fire ant’s farm of unreasonable and otherwise unseasonable coughing fits in this the generic over the counter logic known as the “one and only way” in order to find some truth within the guidelines set to soggy bass lines in a free form treasure map titled ”untied until tilted “ where clearly scribbled in...

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Dig This ~ Ann and Samuel Charters Read Beat Poetry
Nov27

Dig This ~ Ann and Samuel Charters Read Beat Poetry

We found this while doing some research on the Charters’ Book, “Brother-Souls:John Clellon Holmes, Jack Kerouac and the Beat Generation. It has only had 79 views so far, so enjoy something new!!! Read a review of their book and learn about John Clellon Holmes and Jack Kerouac in Beatdom 12!!! It is published on the University Press of Mississippi. Buy a copy on Amazon or at the usual outlets. It is one of the best Beat...

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you’ll know what to do when I say

I believe in mystery and tonight I believe in tiny bottles of red wine and David Byrne and waiting for inspiration to come rather than pushing the panic button with cold feet and cold toes gripping the cracks in the hardwood floor like vultures on the swooping descent. I’ve witnessed their teeth-gnashing dive-bombs their salivating tongues that wag in the air like the bottom of the rope gyrating in a cone of wind. Speak to me you...

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Grizzly Bear
Nov25

Grizzly Bear

a short story by katy gurin Christine and Jason went to a new friend’s costume party dressed as grizzly bears. They learned to mimic a bear’s loose, muscular, pigeon-toed gait, and they artfully constructed outfits from shaggy fake fur. The couple spent much of their free time preparing for the party by sewing their costumes and watching videos of bears on the internet together. Jason had never seen one outside of a zoo,...

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Patti Smith at the Herbert Huncke Birthday Celebration, 2009
Nov20

Patti Smith at the Herbert Huncke Birthday Celebration, 2009

Patti Smith performs at the Herbert Huncke Birthday Celebration, January 9, 2009 at Bowery Electric. Video by Laki Vazakas.

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Dick in Dixie: Hank Williams III
Nov14

Dick in Dixie: Hank Williams III

interview by Michael Hendrick   They say that I’m ill-mannered, that I’m gonna self-destruct, But if you know what I’m thinkin’ you’ll know that pop country really sucks. Well, we’re losing all the outlaws that had to stand their ground and they’re being replaced by these kids from a manufactured town And they don’t have no idea about sorrow and woe ‘Cause they’re all...

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Truth and Connection of Surface and Soul

An observer of machismo Latino and big mouth braggarts on sun bleached, rusted nail pocked whale carcasses in fetid nicotine. Alcohol and testosterone like teenage street dogs chasing a bitch in heat, who skin deep only, tits and ass covered in blonde and blue no longer captive to glass shelled existential identity. Unrestrained, with words like sex and music, and drugs and dick and cigarettes, and fuck and intimacy. Disgusted with...

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