I realized I was gay when I was 10. I did not know how to deal with it. There was nothing I could do. The feeling that I
Having spent a residency at the Jack Kerouac House in Orlando, Florida in 2015, writer and artist Ciara Shuttleworth came to appreciate Kerouac enough that when she was on her way home from Orlando to the scablands of Washington state, she decided to take a Jack Kerouac cut out, "Flat Jack" with her as she took her own road trip West.
The process should be fascinating. Mayer, an ace musician and aficionado of musicology, has tremendous insight into modern
Patti Smith and Marianne Faithfull Take in "The Beat Generation" at Centre Pompidou: Hipsters on the Continent
A version of this post also appears on Gossip Central. Gysin collaborated with William Burroughs on The Third Mind, having
A version of this post also appears on Gossip Central. In Kerouac criticism, the tide had turned regarding the importance
Record collectors, vinyl geeks (myself included), hipster history devotees, and barstool musicologists, among additional permutations thereof, owe hosannas aplenty to the ongoing life labors of Pat Thomas.
This post was originally published on the author's blog: Aristotle at Afternoon Tea. Our lives are postcards of condensed
Breathe it in and fully release to the pure bliss of one. Do this often, because you can. Because we have one life. And time is not promised to any of us, so why would we ever waste a moment when we truly know the value of one?
Billed as "Back to Where it All Began," David Amram's program for last week's engagement at The Theater for the New City, was a continuation of his 85th birthday celebration.
This kind of life, this all too human life will kill us, but it is that certainty that makes it worth living at all. So for all those who no longer can, let us honor it.