Beatdom #20 is the Post-Beat issue, in which we bring you essays, interviews, and reviews focused on people like Bob Kaufman, Hunter S. Thompson, Diane di Prima, and Denise Levertov.
Beatdom #20 is the Post-Beat issue, in which we bring you essays, interviews, and reviews focused on people like Bob Kaufman, Hunter S. Thompson, Diane di Prima, and Denise Levertov. There are, of course, a few mentions of the usual suspects – Kerouac, Burroughs, Ginsberg – but we have decided to branch out and feature those writers whom we have previously overlooked.
“Hunter S. Thompson and the Beat Generation” by David S. Wills
“Pregnancy always makes me want to fuck more: Sexual and Maternal Desire Entanglements in Diane di Prima” by Ambar Geerts Zapién
Two Poems by Eliot Katz
“The Encounter Robinsonian: Weldon Kees and Denise Levertov, April–October 1955” by James Reidel
“Review of Kerouac: The Last Quarter Century” by Robert Niemi
“Interview with John Sampas” by David Daniel
“William S. Burroughs, Timothy Leary, Drugs, and Control: When the Beats Split into the Hippies and the Punks” by Westley Heine
“Chasing Hunter’s Literary Persona Through the Pages: A conversation with Hunter S. Thompson scholar, Dr. Rory Patrick Feehan” by Noel Dávila
“The Beaten Generation: Burroughs, Ginsberg, Thompson… and the Battle of Chicago” by Leon Horton
“A Shoe that Fits the Mind: A Review of Ginsberg’s South American Journals” by David S. Wills
“The Deconstruction and Resurrection of Bob Kaufman” by Ryan Mathews
“Fear and Loathing in Utero” by Leon Horton