Allen Ginsberg in London 1965
October 15, 2016
  “Allen Ginsberg Reading At Better Books”, LP cover, 1965 – Illustration by Alan Aldridge A rare and important Allen Ginsberg reading in London – his famous reading in the basement of Miles’  Better Books bookshop – in the Spring of 1965 “Recorded on a Ferrograph (reel-to-reel tape-recorder) by Ian Sommerville” “The[…]
Wholly Communion – Peter Whitehead (ASV5)
June 11, 2011
Wholly Communion, the filmed record of the First International Poetry Incarnation, as it was so dubbed, that took place, on this very day, 46 years ago, in London’s[…]
Some More YouTube Gems
December 3, 2009
Our friend, poet Simon Pettet, has been scouring the web this last few weeks and tracked down some things we had no idea existed, others we’d forgotten. First off is “The Ballad of the Skeletons,” directed by Gus Van Sant, from 1996. This aired on MTVs buzz chart through the month of[…]