Quit Speed – Allen Ginsberg’s 1967 Plea to Peter Orlovsky
August 10, 2017
August 10 – Fifty years ago today. Allen in London, writing to his beloved, Peter (Orlovsky) in New York City, warning him, pleading with him, about amphetamines (“meth”) – “I’d rather be with you than without you. Stop meth, cool everything, come over here” Dear Peter, Irving (Rosenthal) wrote and Barbara (Rubin)[…]
Friday’s Weekly Round-Up – 294
December 2, 2016
Jean-Jacques Lebel, co-curator of the ZKM Beat Generation show, giving an inaugural speech, following the ZKM’s Director Peter Weibel, in Karlsruhe on November 25 2016. William S Burroughs – from Danger Series‘ – Portrait of William S Burroughs in front of the Théâtre Odeon – Brion Gysin (Naked Lunch series, Paris October,[…]
January, 1959 – The Big Table Howl
August 23, 2014
The 1959 Big Table Chicago reading of “Howl” is our special feature this weekend.  A recording of this historic reading is available here[…]
Scribd Beats
October 29, 2012
[Paul Carroll with Gregory Corso, Allen Ginsberg, and Peter Orlovsky at the time of the Big Table benefit reading, Chicago, January 1959 (photo-booth image – Photo c. Allen Ginsberg Estate] Presuming that[…]