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6 Places Where the Beats Hung Out

The world was a different place in post-war America. Suburbs were scant, malls were unheard of, and the nation was…

4 years ago

American Mutants Spawned in the Bunker

Originally published in Beatdom #14, and excerpted from the forthcoming memoir/scrapbook, Don't Hesitate: Knowing Allen Ginsberg '72 Through '92.  …

7 years ago

Trek to the Berg

The things I do in pursuit of the true Jack Kerouac . . . it’s always daunting driving into New…

8 years ago

The Town and the City

The Town and the City is a complete joy, Jack Kerouac’s holiday present to the world. As the New England…

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

Death Within a Chrysalis

At the turn of the 1960s, Jack Kerouac found himself in a profound state of limbo, the climax of an…

10 years ago

The Beat Generation and Travel

More so than any other literary movement, the Beats have influenced the world of travel and have helped shape our…

11 years ago

Ken Babbs Interview

An interview with Ken Babbs.

14 years ago

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