Friday’s Weekly Round-Up – 367
May 25, 2018
A nice little hat-tipping to Allen from Danny Goldberg, in an interview with Rob Couteau. in Rain Taxi, regarding his new book,  In Search of the Lost Chord – 1967 and the Hippie Idea “My favorite poem by Allen is “Wichita Vortex[…]
Allen Ginsberg at County College, Morris, New Jersey, 1979
November 25, 2017
Continuing with our spotlight on the videotapes in the Stanford University Archives (we’re coming to the end of it). Today’s feature (like last week’s) is nuggets extracted from a broader swath. In 1987, Sander Zulauf made a selection (on two tapes) of readings that took place between 1976 and 1985 at CCM,[…]
Friday’s Weekly Round-Up – 334
September 22, 2017
Patti Smith‘s new book Devotion has just come out (from Yale University Press) to mixed reviews. Here‘s Michael Lindgren’s review in The Washington Post .Here‘s Megan Volpert at Pop Matters. The book is an expanded version (though not so expanded) of her 2016 Winham-Campbell Lecture[…]
Allen Ginsberg & Peter Orlovsky in Warwick (England) 1979
January 7, 2017
Allen Ginsberg and Peter Orlovsky read and sang a selection of their poetry at Warwick Arts Center on November 6th, 1979. The performances were recorded (along with a further performance at the University of Warwick that night, featuring English poet, Tom Pickard). Steven Taylor was[…]
Friday’s Weekly Round-Up – 231
August 14, 2015
“”Rainy night on Union Square, full moon. Want more poems? Wait till I’m dead”.  “So proclaimed Allen Ginsberg at 3.30 in the morning on August 8, 1990”, writes Barbara Hoffert, in Library Journal, “And now nearly 20 years after his death”, she continues, “in the first Ginsberg book since Collected Poems was[…]
Friday’s Weekly Round-Up – 138
August 9, 2013
Introducing the Holy Litany Project. M.L.Kejara and Akina Rahman Khan hit upon the  interesting idea of perhaps updating Allen’s classic “America” for the 21st Century. They’re sending out an open call (0n Facebook) for new lines, new strophes – “We will try to emulate Ginsberg’s style..and update his work with our burning[…]
Friday’s Weekly Round-Up – 58
January 27, 2012
We first reported on this back in November (and again, a couple of weeks back), but now it’s official, Daniel Radcliffe will play the part of Allen[…]
A Supermarket in California – (ASV #22)
November 20, 2011
Jim Cohn’s Museum of American Poetics remains a valuable and inspiring source, “a unique amalgam of poets, students, teachers, scholars, editors, publishers, literary centers and web designers”..”Since coming online in 1997 (it) has documented major trends in Postbeat poetry through its collection of on-line exhibits, annual Napalm Health Spa journal, poetics transmissions,[…]
Friday ‘s Weekly Round-Up – 39
September 2, 2011
We’ve directed you before to the Schule Fur Dichtung (Vienna Poetry School) and its instigator, Ide Hintze. Here is “poe:tik revolu:son”, an hommage, featuring the recorded voice of Allen. Here’s a cosmic evocation of “Footnote to Howl” from Galician Spain (“dous fragmentos de “Musica para un Ouveo””). Poet-translator Xoan Abeleira joins composer[…]
Friday’s Weekly Round-Up – 4
December 10, 2010
  What do you think is the best, most representative, Allen Ginsberg recording? Allen Ginsberg at his “mojo-strongest”? Peter Conners, author of the recently-published White Hand Society – The Psychedelic Partnership of Timothy Leary and Allen Ginsberg following a tip from our good friend Steve Silberman, proposes “Kral Majales” in the version[…]