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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…

12 months 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…

1 year ago

“Howl” Continues to Offend in the Era of Tabloid Journalism

It should be of little surprise that Allen Ginsberg’s “Howl” was at the heart of a debate about what is…

2 years ago

Insanity in Ginsberg’s and Epstein’s Howl from a Foucauldian Point of View

…the only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be…

2 years ago

An Excerpt from World Citizen

The following is a short excerpt from Part 2 of David S. Wills' recent publication, World Citizen: Allen Ginsberg as…

2 years ago

Mechanics And Poetics: William Carlos Williams and Allen Ginsberg

William Carlos Williams played an important part in making “Howl” a well-known poem, especially in terms of communication. Indeed, William…

3 years ago

Sixty Years After the Six Gallery Reading

October 7th, 1955, was arguably one of the most important dates in American literature. On that date, in a “run…

6 years ago

Howl (2010) – How to Adapt a Beat Classic

By Michelle Rudolf From Beatdom #14     The 2010 movie, Howl, an adaptation of Allen Ginsberg’s classic Beat poem,…

7 years ago

Allen Ginsberg at Nirvana’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction

A couple of days ago, Michael Stipe took the stage to introduce a night of celebrations of the life of…

7 years ago

Exiled on Beat Street

In 1957 Allen Ginsberg and Peter Orlovsky were in the midst of the obscenity trials in the US surrounding the…

7 years ago

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