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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…

1 year 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

“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…

8 years ago

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