Friday’s Weekly Round-Up – 366
May 18, 2018
Allen Ginsberg in Asia – another early taste of David S Wills’  World Citizen – Allen Ginsberg as Traveller, (due out later this year – his fourth book, and another must-read from Beatdom‘s spirited editor). Also from Beatdom this year (we mentioned these titles last week),[…]
Barry Farber Interview – 5 (continues)
April 21, 2018
[On May 4, 1970, four unarmed students at Vietnam War protests at Kent State University in Kent, Ohio, were killed by National Guardsmen – the iconic image here shows, on the ground, one of the deceased, Jeffrey Miller, shortly after the shooting – Student Protest –  “After Kent State, after Kent State,[…]
Eric Mottram and Philip Whalen 1985 Naropa Reading
December 30, 2017
  Eric Mottram] A vintage Naropa reading from July 21 1985 in two parts for this weekend. Today, the first part, features Eric Mottram and Philip Whalen. Anne Waldman gives the introductions. Allen Ginsberg tomorrow. AW: We’re pleased to have Eric Mottram, Philip Whalen and Allen Ginsberg reading – and Eric and[…]
William Burroughs (Intro to Creative Reading)
January 28, 2017
We begin today serialized transcription of William Burroughs‘ legendary NAROPA lectures on “Creative Reading“ from the Summer of 1979.  In the first lecture, Burroughs lectures on Joseph Conrad’s Lord Jim and Heart of Darkness, F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby and A Short Trip Home, and Stephen King’s[…]
William S. Burroughs Cut-ups with Brion Gysin & Antony Balch
February 8, 2010
William Burroughs would have been 96 years old last Friday, February 5. Here are a few cut-up collaborations offered in commemoration. For some more background info on Burroughs’ Cut-up collaborations with Gysin and Balch, check Rob Bridgett’s Bright[…]