Studs Terkel interviews Allen Ginsberg, 1976 – part two
May 14, 2017
Allen Ginsberg and Studs Terkel continuing from here [At approximately half-way through their conversation, approximately thirty-two minutes in, Allen sings “Gospel Noble Truths” (“Born in this world, you’ve got to suffer..”) making several improvised additions –  (“no permanent soul!”,  “the dharma chakra”,  “Look what you’ve done – 1968” – “Let go, Studs!”)[…]
Studs Terkel Interviews Allen Ginsberg, 1976 – part one
May 13, 2017
We’ve already featured the classic 1959 Studs Terkel  WFMT radio interview with Allen Ginsberg, Peter Orlovsky and Gregory Corso in seven sections – here, here, here, here, here, here, and here. We also featured Allen and Philip Glass on Studs Terkel’s show in 1990 – here and here We’ll[…]
1990 – Matters of General Importance
September 26, 2016
Edvard Munch – The Scream  (1893)- National Gallery, Oslo, Norway Allen and Philip Glass‘s 1990 interview with Studs Terkel (see here and here) concludes with Terkel offering Allen an open platform to “go off” on “anything of his choice”. Allen takes full advantage, listing the dangerous turn to censorship and repression in[…]
Studs Terkel Interviews Allen Ginsberg and Philip Glass on WFMT, Chicago 1990 – part 2
September 25, 2016
Philip Glass – Photograph by Allen Ginsberg – Kiev Restaurant, NYC, 1993 – Photo  c. Allen Ginsberg Estate continuing from yesterday ST: Resuming with Allen Ginsberg and Philip Glass, poet (and) composer working together. We heard just a piece of the very haunting “Satyagraha – the Evening Song“, earlier, that opened the[…]
Studs Terkel Radio Interview – Part 7 (Conclusion)
September 15, 2016
                                                                The Studs Terkel Ginsberg-Corso-Orlovsky interview (courtesy PennSound), that we’ve been serializing this week, concludes here ST: Let’s[…]
Studs Terkel Radio Interview – Part 6
September 15, 2016
Studs Terkel’s 1959 interview with Allen Ginsberg, Gregory Corso and a taciturn Peter Orlovsky (courtesy PennSound) continues ST: So in other words you believe in compassion ? (or)[…]
Studs Terkel 1959 Radio Interview – Part 5
September 14, 2016
Studs Terkel‘s 1959 radio interview transcript (courtesy PennSound)  continues. See previous transcripts here, here, here and here ST:  While the discussion goes on in the background. I was trying to whisper to the audience that I think there’s a seriousness and semi-seriousness, but we’ll see if you can sort of discern the[…]
Studs Terkel 1959 Radio Interview – Part 5
September 14, 2016
Studs Terkel‘s 1959 radio interview transcript (courtesy PennSound)  continues. See previous transcripts here, here, here and here ST:  While the discussion goes on in the background. I was trying to whisper to the audience that I think there’s a seriousness and semi-seriousness, but we’ll see if you can sort of discern the chaff from[…]
Studs Terkel 1959 Radio Interview – Part 4
September 13, 2016
courtesy the ever-extraordinary PennSound Studs Terkel interview continues . For earlier segments see here, here and here  ST: Peter Orlovsky, what were you about to say? Peter Orlovsky: The Howard Johnson’s..when we were going along the highway, we stopped at the Howard Johnson’s. And they[…]