Friday’s Weekly Round-Up – 394
November 30, 2018
[Allen Ginsberg, 1996 – Photo: David McReynolds – “Allen carried with him a little Canon pocket camera (I have one also), not digital. Coming home one day I met him in the street, where this was taken, and[…]
“Theatrics” During the Vietnam War
August 2, 2018
Allen Ginsberg on William Blake continues AG: “That the Poetic Genius is the true Man. and that the body or outward form of Man is dervied from the Poetic Genius” (William Blake) –  “…it’s just a very simple point that he’s saying, (which) is that anything, any life lived, is lived according[…]
Allen Ginsberg in Austin – Interview – 1978
March 18, 2017
Interviewer: So we want to figure out what’s best, you know, what will be most comfortable for you. What I want to do is an oral history of the ‘Sixties and Austin’s an interesting area because there’s a major university with a lot of anti-war… There was a segregtion case, a very[…]
Poems from Tea at The Kalapa Court
November 1, 2015
Randy Roark‘s been posting some pretty interesting Ginsberg miscellanea over on Our Allen.  This is one of the most interesting. – “Poems from Tea at the Kalapa Court“.  As Randy, in a note about it, explains: “On July 26, 1982, Chogyam Trungpa, the founder of Naropa Institute and Vajracarya (Buddhist priest), invited[…]
Expansive Poetics – 84 – Out-take – Nixon’s Paranoia
July 15, 2014
So, a quick  “outtake” today, or “digression” (from our recent transcription (from 1981) of Allen, speaking  of the bureaucratic complicity and the institutionalized paranoia of the (Stalinist) Russian police state – “No hope Communism, No hope Capitalism” – He couldn’t help but point out its the American equivalent[…]
Investigative Poetics – 2 (Ed Sanders – 2)
October 17, 2013
AG: There was a break-in into (Ed Sanders‘) house, where he kept all his stuff, and all his magazines and files and mimeograph stuff . Some of it was stolen. A lot of it was thrown around on the floor. And, at first, we thought, “well, maybe it was some meth-heads that[…]
Friday’s Weekly Round-Up – 87
August 17, 2012
  James Franco, Daniel Radcliffe… Wade Williams – here comes another Ginsberg-on-screen (admittedly, in this case, in a more minor part). Pinchas Perry‘s full-length feature, The Chicago 8, (“based on actual court transcripts of 8 anti-war protestors, on trial for conspiring to cause riots in the 1968 Democratic Convention in Chicago”),[…]
Abbie Hoffman
November 30, 2011
[“Abbie Hoffman Makes Gefilte Fish” (in the Chelsea[…]
Friday’s Weekly Round-Up – 46
October 21, 2011
.   Today, as the estimable Dangerous Minds have pointed out, is the 44th anniversary of the attempted exorcism and levitation of the Pentagon. Here’s Edward Folger’s “impressionistic immersion” (in that day), “Washington 10/21/67”. Devin Faraci, over on Badass[…]