Herbert Huncke
August 8, 2017
From Ann Douglas’ recent New York Times review of  The Best Minds of My Generation “Ginsberg also makes room for Herbert Huncke, whom he calls the “originator” of Beatness. An addict, gay hustler and petty thief, seeking, in his words, the freedom “to become more obscure,” Huncke introduced Ginsberg, Kerouac and Burroughs[…]
Friday’s Weekly Round-Up – 59
February 3, 2012
If the event of Allen’s pubic hair was the big story this week (“Daniel Radcliffe told not to trim his pubic hair for latest Allen Ginsberg role”) that would say much about movie-making and fatuousness. It was the big story (but a few other[…]
Remembering Bob Kaufman
April 18, 2011
April 18 is the birthday of the late great Bob Kaufman  Cranial Guitar, his Selected Poems from Coffee House Press, is certainly a good place to start – and check out in there the very useful (28-page) introduction by poet David Henderson (in fact, check out, if you can[…]