Brian Graham Interview – part 2
August 7, 2018
Brian Graham on Allen Ginsberg’s photography – continues JS: I’m interested in Allen and his photographic “eye” – did he know what he was looking for when he was looking at a contact sheet and what he’d want printed?[…]
Lafcadio Orlovsky Recording
July 8, 2018
Lafcadio and Peter Orlovsky, August 1995 – photo: Allen Ginsberg A quick note in preparation for some upcoming William Blake postings (it was announced recently by the Tate, incidentally, that, in September of 2019, through to February, 2020, they’re planning a major comprehensive William Blake exhibition) January 1979, Allen is in New[…]
Jack Kerouac to Allen Ginsberg November 1957
November 30, 2017
Another Ginsberg letter today – this one to Allen (dated November 30, 1957 – sixty years ago today) from Jack Kerouac in Orlando, Florida to Allen in Paris. ¬†Jack confesses he’s drunk,[…]
An update on the Roma district of Mexico City. What’s it like now?
April 20, 2010
A well-researched story today on the AP wire by David W Koop, tracing the footsteps of Kerouac & Burroughs through Mexico City, definitely worth a read for anyone heading down for a visit, or just interested in their history there¬† [Left to right: Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, Peter Orlovsky, Gregory Corso and[…]
A Very Brief History of the Orlovsky Family
May 21, 2009
Lafcadio & Peter Orlovsky, outside Peter’s small apartment on Potrero Hill, San Francisco, ca. June 1956. Allen Ginsberg Estate/Corbis Ginsberg caption: Peter Orlovsky returned to New York from India, Avenue C and 5th Street, September 1963. Allen Ginsberg (c. Allen Ginsberg Estate) Marie, Lafcadio & Kate Orlovsky, Plainview, NY, December 27, 1989.[…]