william blake

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’s Buddhism

The following is an excerpt from Jacob Rabinowitz’s new book, Blame it on Blake: a memoir of dead languages, gender…

2 years ago

Unheard Ginsberg Recordings Newly Released

Released just a few days ago, The Complete Songs Of Innocence And Experience by Allen Ginsberg is a multi-CD (or download, if…

4 years ago

Ginsberg and the Machinery of Capitalism: A Political Reading of Howl

In this essay, I use a Marxist lens to examine Allen Ginsberg’s controversial and groundbreaking 1956 poem, Howl. Ginsberg, I…

5 years ago

Go… the Summer, Fall, and Winter of Discontent

The summer, the fall, and the winter of discontent, shovel after shovel of snow that turns to filthy slush, as…

7 years ago

William Blake and the Beat Generation

William Blake’s influence on the Beat Generation is arguably more significant than that of any other writer or artist. Most…

9 years ago

The Nature of Beatdom Issue 11

Dear Readers, We certainly hope that you like to look at pictures - because this is about as many as…

9 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

“It was electric”: A conversation with Michael Sharp

By Noel Dávila On Ginsberg's anger & kindness, Kerouac's “homo viator”, Burroughs' excremental prose and a fateful evening in the…

11 years ago

Allen Ginsberg and Bob Dylan

Ginsberg and Dylan are frequently viewed as a Jewish father and son. Certainly, they were close, and Dylan has often…

14 years ago

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