Friday’s Weekly Round-Up – 144
September 20, 2013
  “The film of the year”? – “The film of the year”? –  Well, obviously, we had to run this one! – Rebecca Cope, in Harpers Bazaar, on Kill Your Darlings.  Kill Your Darlings “buzz” continues to roll on, full pace. Here’s Timothy[…]
Friday’s Weekly Round-Up – 112
February 8, 2013
Today, February 8, is Neal Cassady‘s birthday. He would have been 87 today. See our illustrated and highly-annotated last-year’s post.    In a move that would no doubt have bemused Cassady, Denver Mayor, Mayor Michael Hancock made official proclamation of (a) “Neal Cassady Day”, and, last week, in honor of it, and of[…]
Friday’s Weekly Round-Up – 100
November 16, 2012
One hundred “Friday Round-Ups”!  We thought we’d celebrate today with a re-posting of some (a few) selected (random) highlights from the past two years. Our Friday Round-Up feature began on November 12, 2010, with a picture of[…]
Friday’s Weekly Round-Up – 69
April 13, 2012
Advance copies of Ellen Pearlman‘s Nothing and Everything have just arrived – her definitive history of “The Influence of Buddhism on the American Avant-Garde 1942-1962”. A revealing sample chapter can be read here. She quotes Allen (“Gelek Rinpoche told me you people, Burroughs, you, Kerouac, will all go to heaven for introducing[…]
Friday’s Weekly Round-Up – 62
February 24, 2012
– Barney Rosset’s passing, on Tuesday, continues to seem like a watershed moment in the history, certainly in America, of literary censorship (see our posting here and Rosset’s New York Times obituary here). Louisa Thomas’ 2008 Newsweek profile of him[…]
Friday Weekly Round-Up – 60
February 10, 2012
    We at The Allen Ginsberg Project, we love our “Ginsberg tattoos” – they’re among the most popular posts, curiously – or maybe not so curiously. So here‘s another – “I wake to see the world go wild” – the line is from “An Eastern Ballad”. “Lauralemon” explains: “My obsession with[…]
Zeitgeist Miscellanea
May 17, 2011
Is that Dustin Hoffman clutching a copy of Spontaneous Mind – Selected Interviews 1956-1998? Why, we do believe it is. There is, of course, a back story. And is that Allen and that loveable psycho-killer, Dexter (otherwise known as our[…]