the dharma bums

Snyder, Kerouac, and the Dharma

The worlds like an endlessfour-dimensionalGame of Go. Riprap, Gary Snyder “All these people,” said Japhy, “they all got white-tiled toilets…

2 years ago

Buddhists and Dharma Bums

Sometime in the early 1950s, the Beat Generation helped bring Buddhism to the West, or at least they popularized it…

5 years ago

Chinese Kerouac Covers

Jack Kerouac's novels, particularly On the Road, are popular all around the world. When Allen Ginsberg arrived in China in…

5 years ago

One Man Practicing Kindness Alone in the Wilderness

An interview with Bevin Richardson about his alternative The Dharma Bums book made from a seven 1.5 meter scroll painted in…

6 years ago

The Dharma Bums: Judging a Book by its Cover

On Dave Moore's wonderful Beat Generation Facebook group - a partner to the very active Jack Kerouac group - there…

7 years ago

The Second Wave of American Interest in Japanese Culture: Alan Watts, Jack Kerouac, and Gary Snyder

by Charlie Canning Photos by John La Farge and David S. Wills   Since the Treaty of Kanagawa in 1853,…

8 years ago

Tristessa: Heavengoing

by Paul Arendt   Jack Kerouac’s surroundings invariably affected his writing style. Narrator Leo Percepied’s voice in The Subterraneans reflected…

10 years ago

Daniel Radcliffe to Play Allen Ginsberg

Apparently Harry Potter star, Daniel Radcliffe, has agreed to play the role of Allen Ginsberg in John Krokidas' new movie,…

10 years ago

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