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Poetry Is in the Streets April 5, 2017: 1 Under signs of the ruthless gangsterism of American politics, we made it to 2017, the centennial of the Russian Revolution. 1917, a land of lost left-wing dinosaurs, is a world away. It, too, was a [...] by

Bob Kaufman & the Legendary Co-Existence Bagel Shop August 22, 2016: Food and culture site Extra Crispy looks at the “beatnik bagel shop” that “never sold a bagel in its history,” but instead became a home for the Beat movement, hosting spontaneous [...] by

Jake Marmer on Billy Woodberry’s Bob Kaufman Documentary And When I Die, I Won’t Stay Dead June 27, 2016: A new documentary by Los Angeles filmmaker Billy Woodberry, And When I Die, I Won’t Stay Dead, takes a close look at the mysterious beat poet Bob Kaufman. Of Jewish and Caribbean roots, Kaufman [...] by

And When I Die, I Won’t Stay Dead Reviewed at Crave January 11, 2016: At Crave magazine, Ernest Hardy gives a glowing review of Billy Woodberry’s documentary on the life and writing of Bob Kaufman. If you’re in Los Angeles tonight, the film makes its U.S. [...] by

Bob Kaufman Documentary And When I Die, I Won’t Stay Dead Reviewed December 4, 2015: The Hollywood Reporter takes a look at Billy Woodberry’s most recent cinematic effort, And When I Die, I Won’t Stay Dead, a film about the life and work of beat poet Bob Kaufman, and [...] by

Poetry Mixtape Volume IV March 23, 2015: While hunting down the poems for D. Scot Miller’s playlist, I remembered that we were housemates for a brief period in 2008. Along with Doug (as I know D. Scot), I lived with the artist Tân [...] by

Stars, Poetry—Part I: Aries, Taurus, Gemini May 12, 2014: I approach the language of the stars as symbolic patterns, and use astrology and other symbolic systems as forms of advanced pattern recognition. Here is the first of four meditations where I work my [...] by

Rare Footage of Philip Lamantia and Bob Kaufman at City Lights Blog March 19, 2014: City Lights is rolling out the goods this week on their blog Abandon All Despair Ye Who Enter Here. Yesterday we posted on this great piece by Garrett Caples about the “little” magazine. [...] by

“The radio is teaching my goldfish”: Cedar Sigo on Bob Kaufman March 5, 2012: For those who missed it, last week Cedar Sigo wrote an insightful piece on the poetry and life of Bob Kaufman. Sigo begins by drawing together the often mythic details of Kaufman’s life, and [...] by