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David S. Wills

The life and work of Hunter S. Thompson has long appealed to filmmakers, yet no one has entirely succeeded in…

Podcast About the Beat Generation

In a recent episode of Wondros, a podcast hosted by Jesse Dylan and Pricilla Cohen, Beatdom editor David S. Wills…

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Review: The Beats, by Steven Belletto

In 2020, Cambridge University Press published The Beats: A Literary History, by Steven Belletto, author of the 2017 volume The…

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The Change: Allen Ginsberg, Reborn

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Beatdom #22 – The Jack Kerouac Centenary Edition

Every year, we pick a theme for the next installment of Beatdom. In the past, we’ve explored the Beat Generation…

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The Beats: A Teaching Companion

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Review: Ginsberg’s Karma

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Layover: An attempt to keep a journal |by Weldon Kees

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High White Notes: The Rise and Fall of Gonzo Journalism

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Metropolitan Greetings: Allen Ginsberg Behind the Iron Curtain (from Havana to Moscow)

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