Friday’s Weekly Round-Up – 387
October 12, 2018
A little anniversary slipped by last Sunday – October 7th – the legendary first (public) reading of “Howl”[…]
Friday’s Weekly Round-Up – 382
September 7, 2018
Gordon Ball (whose iconic photograph of Virginia military academy students in a classroom reading Howl we featured, here on The Allen Ginsberg Project, a few weeks back), is a photographer, filmmaker, author, and the accomplished editor of several volumes of Allen’s journals, (notably Journals – Early ‘Fifties, Early[…]
Raymond Foye on Allen Ginsberg’s Photography
July 30, 2018
John Shoesmith interviews Raymond Foye on Allen Ginsberg’s photography JS: You knew Allen before you started working with the photographs. How did your role with the photos begin? RF: I met Allen in 1973 when I was sixteen, and a junior at Lowell High School.[…]
Stonewall Anniversary
June 28, 2018
A key anniversary today – the anniversary of Stonewall. In 1994 the Village Voice ran a special section, “Stonewall 25,” and Allen Ginsberg was among those who contributed. His contribution (excerpted from the introduction to[…]
July 4th
July 4, 2017
The iconic image by the great Fred W. McDarrah of Allen in his “Uncle Sam” hat greets us this July[…]
Corso (& Whitman)
March 26, 2017
More Beat photo portfolios. Today, March 26, would have been the 87th birthday of the rambunctious Gregory Corso. [Gregory Corso, making a call in the[…]
Jan I 2016 Happy New Year!
January 1, 2016
“Allen Ginsberg Howling At A New Years Party” – from Beat Generation Glory Days in Greenwich Village – by Fred W McDarrah and Gloria[…]
Allen Ginsberg’s Uncle Sam Hat
July 4, 2015
Fred W McDarrah‘s iconic shot of Allen wearing his Uncle Sam hat – (an image that became transformed into a[…]