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Code Unknown: 23 Things About W. H. Auden April 25, 2013: [caption id="attachment_65785" align="alignright" width="500"] W. H. Auden[/caption] One day, while he and Stephen Spender were students at Oxford, Spender told him that he was thinking of stopping writing poetry. Auden stopped in his tracks, took firm hold of Spender’s arm and said, “You must keep writing poetry, Stephen—we need [...] by

Cut Your Hair, Hippie! May 31, 2012: Here's a treat. Over at Open Culture you can watch this video, featuring Jack Kerouac, Ed Sanders, Lewis Yablonsky in conversation with William F. Buckley. From the description: The first modern use of the word hippie can be traced back to 1965, when Michael Fallon, a San Francisco journalist, used the word to refer to the bohemian [...] by

Fug it! May 10, 2012: Surf over to npr.org to check out a profile on poet, biographer, rockstar Ed Sanders. He has a new-ish memoir out, Fug You, about his life in New York's Lower East Side in the 1960s. As NPR reports: Sanders put out a literary journal with a pretty unprintable title [Fuck You, A Magazine of the Arts]. He hand-cranked it on a now archaic [...] by

CA Conrad’s and Frank Sherlock’s The City Real and Imagined February 5, 2010: Sunday of this past weekend saw the official New York City launch of CA Conrad’s and Frank Sherlock’s collaborative book-length poem The City Real and Imagined, published by Heretical Texts, at the Zinc Bar reading series hosted by Dorothea Lasky. Among a crowd of friends and admirers the two poets read their book in its entirety, calling [...] by