Kill Your Darlings Outtakes
March 16, 2014
Daniel Radcliffe and Dane DeHaan, of course, but.. Allen (Ginsberg) visiting Lucien (Carr) in prison. ( “What’s it like out there?”), one of several deleted scenes now[…]
March 1 Birthdays – Lucien Carr & Basil Bunting
March 1, 2014
Two strangely contrasting birthdays, celebrated today (strangely contrasting? – or maybe not). We’ll draw your attention to fairly comprehensive initial postings on each of our two subjects of study – Basil Bunting – here  and Lucien Carr – here First, the latter. Due to the success[…]
Scraps & Gleanings – A Sunday Miscellany
November 3, 2013
It’s the Year of the Ginz! – didn’t you know it? – According to France’s Liberation – “Après l’année Kerouac, en 2012, c’est au tour d’Allen Ginsberg d’être honoré comme symbole d’une jeunesse en rébellion contre les mœurs de l’american dream puritain“. (Following the Year of Kerouac in 2012, it is the[…]
Friday’s Weekly Round-Up – 149
October 25, 2013
Jordan Larson in The Atlantic last week on that Beats-on-the-silver-screen phenomenon – “What Hollywood Gets Wrong About Jack Kerouac and The Beat Generation”. Nice to see critical eyes returning[…]
KYD Reviews Digest
October 19, 2013
John Krokidas’ Kill Your Darlings, opening this week in the US, has, presumably inevitably, given the casting  (Daniel Radcliffe as Allen Ginsberg), garnered a welter of publicity, some of which we’ve already featured, but plenty of which we haven’t. So this weekend on the AGP (the Allen Ginsberg Project), a Kill Your[…]
Friday’s Weekly Round-Up – 148
October 18, 2013
Kill Your Darlings opened this week in the US. In case you missed it, Here’s Daniel Radcliffe  – on playing the role of (the young) Allen Ginsberg   (from last Sunday’s New York Daily News): DR: “When it comes to the character I play, one of the reasons I took this particular part[…]
Kill Your Darlings Preview
October 14, 2013
John Krokidas’ Kill Your Darlings opens in the US this week (this coming Wednesday, in fact). Here’s the fourth (and final?) clip released  by Sony Pictures Classics – Allen (Daniel Radcliffe) reciting some of his early youthful verses to an entranced  Lucien Carr (Dane DeHaan). (Catch a glimpse, a fleeting glimpse, too,[…]
Friday’s Weekly Round-Up – 111
February 1, 2013
An autographed signed poem (and accompanying signed letter) by Allen, from 1971 -“On Neal Cassidy’s (sic) Ashes” – goes up on the auction block (Bonham’s, San Francisco) later this month. Estimate $800 – $1200. Stephen J Gertz writes about it on Booktryst here. Another piece of Allen ephemera recently posted by “Melanie”[…]