david kammerer

The Burroughs Millions

In Search of the Origin of Burroughs’ Mythical Trust Fund From Beatdom #16 William S. Burroughs was always quick to…

6 years ago

Celebrate Jack Kerouac’s Birthday with The Haunted Life

Today is 12th March, and that means it's Jack Kerouac's birthday. Every year, people celebrate by embarking upon road trips,…

7 years ago

Homophobia in the Media’s Treatment of New Ginsberg Movie

So Daniel Radcliffe is going to play Allen Ginsberg in a new movie, called Kill Your Darlings. The movie is…

10 years ago

Daniel Radcliffe to Play Allen Ginsberg

Apparently Harry Potter star, Daniel Radcliffe, has agreed to play the role of Allen Ginsberg in John Krokidas' new movie,…

10 years ago

Walking With the Barefoot Beat: Alene Lee

by Christina Diamente No girl had ever moved me with a story of spiritual suffering And so beautifully her soul…

11 years ago

The Sea is my Brother

Since the fiftieth anniversary of On the Road, Kerouac has been somewhat revitalized. Despite being dead for forty years, Beat…

12 years ago

And the Hippos Were Boiled in their Tanks

One famous and pivotal moment in Beat history was the killing David Kammerer by Lucian Carr. It was the end…

12 years ago

Women of the Beat Generation

History has not been kind to the women of the Beat Generation. Their presence is largely unknown to most casual…

14 years ago

Know Your Beats

A very brief guide to the players of the Beat Generation.

14 years ago

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