Here are a few links you might be interested in:
Allen Ginsberg’s fourteen steps for revising poetry
Allen Ginsberg’s poetic practicum Continue Reading…
Today would’ve been Hunter S. Thompson’s birthday. He was born 18th July 1937 and every year on this day his fans around the world like to have a glass of Wild Turkey and celebrate on of the finest journalists and writers to have ever lived.
Beatdom editor David S. Wills penned a tribute to the man that you can find on his personal blog.
Marty Flynn from HSTbooks also wrote a great piece about him. Continue Reading…
This issue has a “travel” theme. We have a long essay examining the journeys taken by each member of the Beat generation, as well as special features on Tangier (a Beat travel hotspot!) and the roaming of Hunter S. Thompson.
We have some amazing short stories by Edaurdo Jones, Brin Friesen and Omar Zingaro Bhatia, as well as a special, world-premier of “SISTERS” – a never before seen short story by Alene Lee (Mardou Fox from Jack Kerouac’s On the Road).
Finally, as a lead-in to next month’s “music” special, we have an interview with the legendary British hip-hop star, Scroobius Pip.