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Sal’s Sad New Jersey

Hoboken apartment Paterson Lincoln Tunnel Paterson and the Passaic Holland Tunnel “ . . . I was three thousand two…

7 years ago

The Voice is All: Joyce Johnson Talks about Her Latest Book

Joyce Johnson’s role in Beat history is too often viewed simply as that of Jack Kerouac’s girlfriend. There is surprise…

9 years ago

Review: One and Only: The Untold Story of On the Road

One and Only: The Untold Story of On The Road, may have played more to the heart had it been…

10 years ago

Carolyn Cassady – Neal, Me and Jack makes three

By Spencer Kansa In 1951, Jack Kerouac began work on a roman a clef whose breathless prose would help define…

11 years ago

Long John Silver and the Beats

by Wayne Mullins   Many people ask what are the Beatles? Why Beatles? Ugh, Beatles how did the name arrive?…

11 years ago

Kerouac’s Continuing Quest

Review of the Dharma Bums

11 years ago

The End of the Road

R. R. Reno The road dominates the American imagination, from the Oregon Trail to Route 66. That strange, in-between time…

11 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…

12 years ago

Do the Beats Matter Today?

by Harry Burrus When Jack Kerouac died in 1969, only one of his 20+ books was in print. At the…

12 years ago

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