Happy Birthday Gregory Corso!

Gregory Corso was born on this day (March 26th) in 1930. He died at age 70 in 2001. Corso was the youngest of the Beats. He met Allen Ginsberg in a lesbian bar in New York, and entered the New York Beat scene. His Gasoline & The Vestal Lady on Brattle was the eighth publication in the City Lights Poet Series. A biography of Gregory Corso was published in Beatdom #2 and is available to read for free...

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Issue Five: Inside and Out

Here’s a nice collage of Beatdom #5 by illustrator Isaac...

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Letter from the Editor

Dear All, The idea for Beatdom’s travel themed sixth issue first appeared about a year ago. I had been travelling a lot and trying my hand at travel writing. Everywhere I went I read a few travel guides first, and everywhere I went I found the place was completely unexpected. The guides may have had all the right names, times and prices, but they didn’t have the soul of the place. Even the photos often failed to capture what a...

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From the Desk of Edaurdo Jones

Thanks to our Art Director, Mr. Edaurdo Jones, for this photo… If anyone else has a photo of Beatdom at their cluttered desk, I’d love to see...

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