Studs Terkel Radio Interview – Part 7 (Conclusion)

                                                                [Studs Terkel (1912-2008)]

The Studs Terkel Ginsberg-Corso-Orlovsky interview (courtesy PennSound), that we’ve been serializing this week, concludes here
ST: Let’s get back to the comments you made. Is there any.. can we pin it down?.. people do communicate , you know..
AG: Yes, but I would say “No ideas but in things” , which is what (William Carlos) Williams also says. In other words, No..
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January, 1959 – The Big Table Howl

photo: chicago review

[Irving Rosenthal & staff at Chicago Review]

 Clockwise: Gregory Corso, Allen Ginsberg, Peter Orlovsky, Paul Carrol, Chicago at time of Big Table reading, January 1959. c. Allen Ginsberg Estate

[Gregory Corso, Allen Ginsberg, Paul Carroll, Peter Orlovsky, Chicago, 1959 – Photograph  courtesy Allen Ginsberg Collection]

[The first issue of Big Table]

The 1959 Big Table Chicago reading of “Howl” is our special feature this weekend.  A recording of this historic reading is available here (“Footnote to  Howl” is here) Also read on that occasion were “Sunflower Sutra”, “A Supermarket in California”, “Transcription of Organ Music”, “America”, “In Back of the Real”, “A Strange New Cottage in Berkeley“, “Europe! Europe!” and “Kaddish, part 1“ … Read More