New Beat Generation Books 2021

Though Kerouac and Cassady died more than fifty years ago and the Beat heyday was long before that, interest in…

5 months ago

An Interview with Allen Ginsberg

This interview was conducted on 22nd May, 1988 at the Caffé Trieste in San Francisco. Am I a marked man, my…

7 months ago

Remembering Michael

by Charles S. Goldman Michael McClure's collection of short plays - Charles Goldmandesigned the poster and appeared in "2 or…

7 months ago

The Fall of America Journals 1965-1971: a Meta-Review

Plymell and his friends inventing the Wichita Vortex contribute to a tradition stretching back…to Poe and earlier American vibration artists…-…

7 months ago

Hunter S. Thompson and the Beats

This essay originally appeared in Beatdom #20. Hunter S. Thompson was never part of the Beat Generation, no matter how…

8 months ago

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: BEATDOM #21

I feel that the change, the mutation in consciousness, will occur spontaneously once certain pressures now in operation are removed.…

8 months ago

The 5 Best Books About William S. Burroughs

Last week, I reviewed a new book about William S. Burroughs that focused on the author’s time in Europe during…

10 months ago

New Books on Hunter Thompson and William Burroughs

The Hell’s Angels Letters Last year, I had the pleasure of reading Margaret Ann Harrell’s Keep This Quiet, a memoir…

10 months ago

Why Did William Burroughs Shoot His Wife?

William Burroughs is largely known for three things.  He was a junkie, he wrote Naked Lunch and he shot and…

10 months ago

Review: The Fall of America Journals

The Fall of America Journals is the third of a three-book series edited by Michael Schumacher and published by the…

11 months ago

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