Just a reminder that it’s Kerouac celebrations in his home-town of Lowell this weekend. Festivities have already begun, but plenty’s still happening – you can see the full-schedule (all the events taking place over this weekend, and into next week) – here.
Legendary film-maker Alejandro Jodorowsky (El Topo,The Holy Mountain, Santa Sangre, Dune etc), recalls his meeting with Allen Ginsberg (he speaks in Spanish with Italian translation) – An English translation of Jodorowsky’s comments follows here:
AJ: “I see Allen Ginsberg arriving [in Paris] in winter with a small t-shirt, ripped jeans, wearing espadrilles and with mad hair and no luggage – nothing! – He was staring, like this [Jodorowsky imitates Allen looking around, searching] – “Hey, I know you..you’re Allen Ginsberg” – “Yes” – “What are you up to?” – [Allen] – “The thing is Fidel … Read More