allen ginsberg

The Change: Allen Ginsberg, Reborn

This essay was originally published in Beatdom #21. On July 18th, 1963, Allen Ginsberg sat on a train as it…

2 months ago

Review: Ginsberg’s Karma

Ginsberg’s Karma is a short documentary about Allen Ginsberg’s trip through India between 1962 and 1963. Directed by Ram Devineni…

3 months ago

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

In 1965, Allen Ginsberg traveled to Eastern Europe, visiting Czechoslovakia, Poland, and the Soviet Union alone. Ginsberg was a prolific…

4 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…

10 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…-…

11 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…

1 year 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…

1 year 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

The Protests of Ginsberg and Di Prima as Marginalized Minorities

There is nothing more American than a protest, than questioning authority and rebelling in the name of justice. As a…

2 years ago

Allen Ginsberg Changed My Life

I don’t know where it was that I first read Allen Ginsberg, but strangely enough, I wanted to follow in…

2 years ago

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