Friday’s Weekly Round Up – 204
January 16, 2015
Herbert Huncke Centennial Celebrations at the Beat Museum today – Laki Vazakas, Hilary Holladay, Ben Schafer, Dennis McNally, Brenda Knight, Regina Marler and Tate Swindell look back upon and discuss Herbert Huncke’s genius.  Two weeks since the last Friday Round-Up, so a bit of catching up to do.  Here’s (talking of the[…]
Huncke by Ginsberg – A Herbert Huncke Portfolio
January 11, 2015
      [above four photos: “Rare glimpse of storyteller Herbert E. Huncke, then strung out in his room Hotel Elite, N.E. corner of 8th Avenue & 51st Street diagonally opposite what was then Madison Square Garden. Saw him infrequently that season, Burroughs temporarily[…]
Allen Ginsberg and Herbert Huncke – SFSU 1967
January 10, 2015
From the invaluable trove at San Francisco State University’s Poetry Center Digital Archive –  Allen Ginsberg and Herbert Huncke reading on February 7, 1967 This historic event can be[…]
Herbert Huncke Centennial
January 9, 2015
[(“Old-timer & survivor, Herbert E Huncke, Beat Literary Pioneer, early decades thief, who introduced Burroughs, Kerouac & me to floating population hustling & drug scene Times Square 1945. From ’48 on, he penned remarkable musings, Collected as autobiographical vignettes, anecdotes & storyteller’s tales in the classic The Evening Sun Turned Crimson (Cherry[…]
Friday’s Weekly Round-Up – 203
January 2, 2015
  A New Year – the first of this year’s Friday Round-Ups, our regular weekly miscellany. A few weeks back, we featured one of Jay Blakesberg‘s extraordinary pictures of Allen. Here’s another.  William S Burroughs’ Centennial is officially over but we thought we’d sneak in one final Centennial report. – William Burroughs,[…]
Friday’s Weekly Round-Up – 189
September 12, 2014
In Rotterdam, the Tower of Babel/rises unbombed to the rainy sky/today – many tongues babbling/their compleyents under grey clouds/An Indonesian poet come from black jail singing/A poet from East Berlin offering Consonants/A poet or two[…]
Friday’s Weekly Round-Up – 188
September 5, 2014
Two weeks since the last “Round-Up” so we’d better get down to it. Last Tuesday in San Francisco, in the Castro, the official unveiling of the Ginsberg plaque (along with several others),[…]
Friday’s Weekly Round-Up – 186
August 15, 2014
    This coming Sunday from 6 to 8.30  in New York City at the Bowery Poets Club, “Poets, musicians, friends and family are gathering to celebrate the three-quarter of a century mark in the life of[…]
Friday’s Weekly Round Up – 165
February 21, 2014
Two weeks since the last round-up, so let’s get right to it. Robert LaVigne – The troubling case of Robert LaVigne and the allegedly stolen paintings. Newspaper reports last year noted a court[…]
Huncke’s Birthday
January 9, 2014
Happy Birthday Herbert Huncke. Today, he would have been 99 years old (what! – next year, the Huncke Centennial!). Meantime, enjoy these two clips from our good friend and Huncke videographer, Laki Vazakas  Previous Huncke birthday tributes on The Allen Ginsberg Project can be seen here, here and here Not to mention,[…]