Friday’s Weekly Round-Up – 330
August 25, 2017
Allen Ginsberg on tv, May 7 1968 on Firing Line With William Buckley from the Letters column in last weekend’s New York Times Book Review “Reading Ann Douglas’s review of Allen Ginsberg’s “The Best Minds of My Generation” (Aug. 6) reminded me of a chance meeting with Ginsberg in the early ’60s.[…]
Friday’s Weekly Round-Up – 327
August 4, 2017
Ann Douglas‘  rapturous New York Times review of The Best Minds of My Generation – “Professor Ginsberg’s Notes on the Beats”  leads off this Friday’s Round-Up  – “In a marvelous feat of editing and reorganization, Bill[…]
Friday’s Weekly Round-Up 166
February 28, 2014
Chogyam Trungpa would have been 75 years old today Previous Trungpa birthday postings on the Allen Ginsberg Project may be viewed here and here  For a rich wealth of Trungpa materials – see here (Shambhala), here (the Chronicles Project) and here (the Chogyam Trungpa Legacy Project) not forgetting his pivotal role in[…]
Friday Weekly Round Up – 124
May 3, 2013
Well, it’s a whole seven days later, but we couldn’t resist alerting you to the Doug Ireland skewered review of Steve[…]
Kerouac – On The Road to Desolation
March 30, 2013
One year on from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster (of March 11). Here’s one of numerous news reports (this one from Aljazeera). Here’s Aileen Mioko[…]
William Burroughs Birthday
February 5, 2013
[William Burroughs on his Cabin Porch, Lone Star Lake,Lawrence Kansas, May 28, 1991.photo c. Allen Ginsberg Estate]   We’ve featured some of this footage before – William S Burroughs’ Home Movies – but no matter. Here on the occasion of what would have been William Burroughs’ 99th birthday is the full feature[…]