Friday’s Weekly Round-Up – 395
December 7, 2018
Mary Paniccia Carden‘s Women Writers of the Beat Era – Autobiography and Intertextuality, (part of the University of Virginia Press’s “Cultural Frames, Framing Cuture” series, published back in April), somehow passed us by. We’re happy to get a reminder about this important and provocative book from David S Wills – Read his[…]
Friday’s Weekly Round-Up – 392
November 16, 2018
Don’t Hide The Madness  – read David S Wills’ “Angry Young Men Become Nice Old Men’,  his review of the Ginsberg-Burroughs book on Beatdom – here Allen Ginsberg photographer, the UK-based  Far Out magazine. features[…]
Friday’s Weekly Round-Up – 381
August 31, 2018
The Beats and Women – that continually thorny topic (we noted last week Blair Hurley’s Paris Review article – You might also recall Lynnette Lounsbury’s piece in The[…]
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),[…]
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April 6, 2018
National Poetry Month in America this month. “April is the cruellest..” and all that. We’re very much of the opinion of noted[…]
Friday’s Weekly Round-Up – 357
March 16, 2018
Allen Ginsberg in India – Allen and the Hungryalists (we’ve pointed out this crucial connection before) – Rima Bhattacharya’s “The Common Thread Between The Beats[…]
Friday’s Weekly Round-Up – 343
November 24, 2017
Cartoon Comix Allen. We’ve  featured this manifestation several times before, notably in the thoughtful and lively work of Nathan Gelgud. and, back in the 70’s, not forgetting Pat Ryan and Allen’s Chicago Trial Testimony in comic form  Keeping that tradition going, a shout-out to talented Sasha Velour‘s on-going graphic novel on Stonewall.[…]
Friday’s Weekly Round-Up – 340
November 3, 2017
Our good friend John Suiter’s photo-essay on Jack Kerouac’s Lowell  is a must-read. He recently complimented it with this equally-inspiring photo-essay on Jack Kerouac’s Mexico. Speaking of Kerouac, MA*GA  in Gallarate, Italy,  presents Kerouac Beat Painting, a show of over eighty original paintings and drawings, running December 3 April 22,   more details […]
Ginsberg and China
September 9, 2017
  Allen Ginsberg in China is our focus this weekend. Allen and China – great news! -.a new (first-time!) edition of his Collected Poems is due out very soon in that country  (hopefully in November)  […]
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June 23, 2017
Today is the official release day for The Complete Songs Of Innocence And Experience, Allen’s Blake settings, re-released on CD and Digital by Omnivore Recordings, for the first time, (plus a second disc of rarities and previously unissued songs). For earlier announcements on the Allen Ginsberg Project  – see here and here.  […]