Jack Kerouac’s On the Road Retold by Google Maps


There have been more than a few artists from across various media attempt to bring something new to Kerouac’s classic road novel. One element that particularly fascinates is the map . We are forever being shown new interpretations of his journeys, with each artist highlighting some different theme.

Gregor Weichbrodt has a very new take – he has attempted to turn Kerouac’s story into a set of directions as told by Google Maps. Weichbrodt has since turned these directions into a book which comes out to forty-something pages.


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David S. Wills is the founder and editor of Beatdom magazine and the author of The Dog Farm.He travels a lot, and is currently working as a professor in China. His latest book is called Scientologist! William S. Burroughs the Weird Cult.You can read more about and by David at his blog, www.davidswills.com or on Tumblr.

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