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George Washington Reading “Howl”

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Allen Ginsberg’s fourteen steps for revising poetry

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James Franco on Allen Ginsberg

James Franco has an essay in the new Vanity Fair about what it’s like to play Allen Ginsberg in the upcoming movie, Howl.

The essay is called “Finding the Beat“… which happens to be the title of another upcoming Beat movie, which you can read more about here. Continue Reading…

Finding the Beat Video

Here’s a project we could not endorse more… Finding the Beat is not just a favourite of Beatdom because it features our writers. It is simply an awesome idea for a movie. I sincerely believe that the finished version of this film will be a modern classic – a Beatific documentary.
If you’ve been following their progress you will know how far they’ve come. Finding the Beat has four of its ten intended subjects and they’re currently a hot topic on the interweb. Continue Reading…

Finding the Beat…

This is very exciting.

There is a movie in production that aims to uncover the meaning of “Beat” today. The producers are travelling across the United States, meeting with poets, artists and other creative types, to explore their relationship to the Beat Generation, and to investigate how its teachings are alive today.

If you are interested, please get in contact with “Finding the Beat…” through the details below.

Along the route they will be posting regular blog updates, so be sure to follow them online, too. Beatdom will be eagerly watching their journey, and several of our contributors will be participating.

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