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Muse to Kerouac and Ginsberg, Neal Cassady Profiled at The New Yorker December 13, 2012: Scott Staton writes about the “holy fool” Neal Cassady over at The New Yorker. With Walter Salles’s film adaptation of On the Road opening in theaters on December 21st, Staton looks at [...] by

Poetry Postcards and Postcards from Poets! October 18, 2012: Check out what arrived at this humble Harrieter’s desk this morning! Five issues of the Hoot Review, a literary magazine in the form of a postcard. According to their website, the Hoot Review [...] by

Jack Kerouac’s Former Girlfriend and Biographer Talks the Beats at HuffPo October 12, 2012: Joyce Johnson, Kerouac’s former girlfriend and author of The Voice Is All: The Lonely Victory of Jack Kerouac, published last month, has written a column on the birth of the Beat Generation at [...] 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 [...] by

A note on San Francisco Blues April 18, 2012:   Over the course of his 1968 interview with Ted Berrigan for The Paris Review, Jack Kerouac is asked, “Why must the method for writing poetry differ from that of prose?” Kerouac responds, [...] by

Kerouac Turns 90! March 12, 2012: If you live in Massachusetts, you know that today is officially Jack Kerouac Day, right? Well, it is! Our favorite Beat novelist/poet/Buddhist scholar would be 90 years old today. If you’re [...] by

“Poets and Music” at KEXP January 31, 2011: KEXP is rolling out a 10-part documentary series covering the relationship between “Poets and Music,” particularly when they enter into the recording process together. The first three are [...] by

Jack Kerouac’s Big Sur, now on film June 28, 2010: Curt Worden has directed the documentary film One Fast Move or I’m Gone: Kerouac’s Big Sur. Director Curt Worden follows unsurprising documentary form by offering too many visuals of [...] by