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.…

7 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…

9 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…

9 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…

9 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…

9 months ago

A Sixty-Year History of The Rum Diary

Sixty years ago, on June 26th, 1960, an article with an odd title appeared in the Louisville Courier-Journal. “A Louisvillian…

10 months ago

The Howling Inferno: Crying Out in Anguish to America

But all the streets are burning everywhere. The city is burning these multitudes that climb Her buildings. Their inferno is…

11 months ago

Beatdom #20 is on Sale

I am really happy to be able to say that Beatdom #20 is now - finally - on sale. We…

11 months ago

What to Expect from Beatdom# 20

For the past few months, the world has been in turmoil. Life has been turned upside down for many of…

12 months ago

Allen Ginsberg’s First Poem?

I was doing some research this morning for a forthcoming book about Hunter S. Thompson (who attended the Kentucky Derby…

1 year ago

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