herbert huncke

The Beat Generation and Mental Hospitals

The 1940s and 50s were difficult years to be non-conformist, and that was doubly true if you were a woman.…

4 years ago

The Beat Generation at War

  From Beatdom #15 - Available now on Amazon as a print and Kindle publication: The Beat Generation is often…

7 years ago

American Hipster: A Life of Herbert Huncke

From: While the name Herbert Huncke may not be well-known among the general population, it is certainly familiar to readers…

8 years ago

Chelsea’s Ghosts Revisited

For literary types and students of Beat history who intend to invest a few cool million in real estate at…

8 years ago

Review: This Ain’t No Holiday Inn

This Ain’t No Holiday Inn: Down and Out at the Chelsea Hotel 1980-1995 By James Lough   New York’s Chelsea…

8 years ago

Summer Beat Reading

The summer of 2013 sees the release of yet more promising contributions to the field of Beat studies. In Beatdom…

8 years ago

Herbert Huncke – Times Square Superstar

by Spencer Kansa.   I first met Herbert Huncke in the Spring of 1992, during a layover in New York,…

8 years ago

Beat Memories: The Photographs of Allen Ginsberg

“Beat Memories: The Photographs of Allen Ginsberg” at the Grey Art Gallery New York University January 15 - April 6,…

9 years ago

Herbert Huncke at Cafe Nico

Another Huncke video! And why not. The man is a delight to listen to. Thanks to Laki Vazakas for the…

9 years ago

The Beat Rap Sheet

But yet, but yet, woe, woe unto those who think that the Beat Generation means crime, delinquency, immorality, amorality ...…

9 years ago

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