Jim Carroll Workshop – 1
August 13, 2016
                            Beginning today, serialization of transcription of Jim Carroll’s June 30, 1986 Naropa Poetics and Music class.   Larry Fagin: Ladies[…]
Creeley on Kerouac (Doctor Sax)
August 8, 2015
            Last month we featured transcription of Clark Coolidge on Jack Kerouac from a 1982 Naropa panel that also featured Robert Creeley and Warren Tallman. The occasion was the 25th year anniversary of Kerouac’s On The Road  and this particular panel focused on specific texts. Coolidge’s was Old Angel[…]
Allen Ginsberg Punk Rocker (part one)
September 23, 2014
Note: These posts – “Allen Ginsberg Punk Rocker” (parts one and two) first appeared on The Allen Ginsberg Project on June 23, 2011, and, due to technical problems, are now being re-posted The Sex Pistols Anarchy In The UK was released on November 26 1976. Less than six months later Allen Ginsberg[…]
Gang of Souls
February 25, 2012
Maria Beatty’s 1989 documentary, Gang of Souls: A Generation of Beat Poets, is our film focus this weekend. It, as Clint Weiler explains on the IMDB site, “explores the insights and influences of the American Beat poets..(and)..conveys their consciousness and sensibility through (simple unadorned)[…]
Allen Ginsberg Punk Rocker (part one)
June 22, 2011
The Sex Pistols Anarchy In The UK  was released on November 26 1976. Less than six months later Allen Ginsberg was playing San Francisco’s premier punk venue, Mabuhay Gardens. Dirk Derkson, the legendary promoter, recalls: “I told Allen Ginsberg on the night he came to the Fab Mab to see Jim Carroll […]
Jim Carroll reciting “8 Fragments for Kurt Cobain”
February 12, 2010
We realize most of you couldn’t make it to the St. Mark’s Church memorial reading for Jim Carroll – for geographical but also snowstorm reasons – so here’s a clip our friend Laki Vazakas tracked down, this one of Jim reading “”8 Fragments for Kurt Cobain.” Thurston Moore gave it a beautiful[…]
Jim Carroll Memorial Reading in New York
February 3, 2010
Announcing an upcoming reading in New York at The Poetry Project, Feb 10. 2010, at St Mark’s Church “Poet, autobiographer and musician Jim Carroll (1949-2009) was a consistent and brilliant presence around the Poetry Project since[…]
Jim Carroll (1949-2009)
September 14, 2009
Jim Carroll passed away on Friday at his home in NYC, he was 60 years old. So far, Tom Clark‘s got a moving tribute going on his blog that’s really worth checking out – see here  Los Angeles poet,[…]
The Dial-A-Poem Poets
July 13, 2009
John Giorno’s Dial-A-Poem/Giorno Poetry Systems series are a trove of recordings starting from 1972 and going strong until the last issue Cash Cow in 1993. The earliest collections being strictly poetry & literature, with a formidable roster including the likes of Amiri Baraka, Ted Berrigan, Taylor Mead, Joe Brainard, William Burroughs, &[…]