Friday’s Weekly Round-Up – 364
May 4, 2018
Continuing today in New York, the inaugural St Mark’s Poetry Project Allen Ginsberg Symposium – For more on that (proposed annual event) – see here On public television this week, (presented by WGBH Boston and distributed by American Public Television) the beginning of a new[…]
Friday’s Weekly Round-Up -346
December 15, 2017
Amanda Petrusich, writing in The New Yorker “The membrane between poetry and“song,” as we think of it in 2017, has always been flimsy and permeable; once all poems were songs. Ginsberg’s weird, wobbly singing [in “The Complete Songs of[…]
Hum Bom – (Bono & Juan Felipe Herrera)
April 9, 2017
Sadly Allen’s “Hum Bom!” is all too pertinent and prescient  ( “Whydja bomb?/We didn’t wanna bomb!/Whydja bomb?/We didn’t wanna bomb!”) – Lisa New, creator and host of Poetry in America, a new poetry intiative from Harvard, has just released  the video above.   – U2’s Bono reciting the poem and US poet-laureate Juan[…]
Bono
October 23, 2013
   from the Vox Interview, (conducted at Slane Castle, Dublin)  July 8 1984:  Bono: I just bought Woody Guthrie‘s Bound For Glory. I’m just a beginner when it comes to[…]
Friday’s Weekly Round-Up 13
February 18, 2011
  Howl Movie Opening in England In advance of  next week’s UK opening at London’s Curzon cinema on Shaftesbury Avenue, James Campbell has a review in The Guardian – “Howl At The Movies – Is the new film about[…]