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4 Important Travel Destinations for the Beat Generation

The Beats were, in many ways, an international literary movement. Although in defining the Beat Generation, we tend to look…

4 years ago

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

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

I Want to Be Blue Haired Madame G. K. Rachou

When I get old I want to be Blue haired Madame G. K. Rachou La Patronne de la Bohème Latin…

8 years ago

Sad in Paris

Paris in search of a name Meaning house in the field Love Suffer and Work is thy motto The loneliest…

8 years ago

The Weird Cult: How Scientology Shaped the Writing of William S. Burroughs

Note: This essay inspired the 2013 book, Scientologist! William S. Burroughs and the 'Weird Cult.' All of the uncertainties in…

9 years ago

Last Thoughts on Ginsberg

by Michael Hendrick I have not reached the point where I will pay for a ring tone on my cell.…

11 years ago

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