Friday’s Weekly Round-Up – 362
April 20, 2018
4/20 Cannabis Culture. Time to revisit Allen’s extraordinarily clear-headed (sic) and prescient 1966 Atlantic Monthly essay, “The Great Marijuana Hoax – First Manifesto to End The Bringdown” . And here’s some fun[…]
Friday’s Weekly Round-Up – 343
November 24, 2017
Cartoon Comix Allen. We’ve  featured this manifestation several times before, notably in the thoughtful and lively work of Nathan Gelgud. and, back in the 70’s, not forgetting Pat Ryan and Allen’s Chicago Trial Testimony in comic form  Keeping that tradition going, a shout-out to talented Sasha Velour‘s on-going graphic novel on Stonewall.[…]
Friday’s Weekly Round-Up – 332
September 8, 2017
“….exquisite mind cartoons that could be heard with eyes closed, the voice perfectly ordinary with the slight edge of extravagant conversational camp, a mind artifice not unnatural to hypnagogic revery, deceptive, till you hear the chasm landscapes and awkward universes created and[…]
Friday’s Weekly Round-Up – 319
June 9, 2017
“Hates dull teachers and Republicans,” , “May all of your 50 children be Democrats” – Yesterday an inscribed copy of Allen’s 1943 Paterson High School yearbook went up for auction (see here for a detailed earlier report) The estimated value was $3,000-$5,000.  It apparently didn’t  meet that reserve price – too high?[…]
Friday’s Weekly Round-Up – 286
September 23, 2016
        Allen Ginsberg and his life-long partner, Peter Orlovsky, New York City, 1977 – Photograph by Gordon Ball   The Beat Generation exhibit at the Pompidou Center draws to a close with a number of specially-scheduled events – a colloquium and a series of films. Last chance to catch this extraordinary exhibit[…]