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Robert Frank Attends the Premiere of Don't Blink - Robert Frank

Regina Weinreich | Posted 10.07.2015 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

The famously reclusive and curmudgeonly photographer/filmmaker Robert Frank smiles throughout the documentary Don't Blink - Robert Frank, as if he's h...

Ethan Hawke's Love Letter to Seymour Bernstein

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.14.2015 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Seymour Bernstein at 88 is such a loveable man, and so talented an interpreter of classical music, it is easy to fall in love with him. But that's not why Ethan Hawke was so inspired at meeting him at a dinner party, so much that he knew he wanted to spend more time with Seymour documenting him.

William S. Burroughs' Centennial Year in American Cities, and One Serendipitous Photo at the Morgan Library

Regina Weinreich | Posted 04.23.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

When William S. Burroughs died in August 1997 at age 82, he was the last of the seminal beat writers to go. Jack Kerouac died in 1969, and Allen Ginsb...

Cleto Munari Auctions His Collection

J. Michael Welton | Posted 06.12.2012 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

Designer Cleto Munari is putting his personal collection of art, furnishings and objects -- many created in conjunction with architects like Michael G...

Barney Rosset, Richard Seaver, and William Burroughs in Midcentury Paris

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.02.2012 | Books
Regina Weinreich

Barney Rosset died last week at age 89, and for those who valued his contribution to upholding First Amendment rights in this country, his championing the works of artists, the event truly marks the end of an era.

Remembering George Whitman

Janice Harper | Posted 02.14.2012 | Books
Janice Harper

Years ago, back in the early eighties after reading too much Henry Miller to do a woman any good, I found myself in Paris, squatting in an old and dusty room above the legendary booksellers, Shakespeare & Company.

A Burroughs Milestone

Jan Herman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jan Herman

Jed Birmingham discusses the importance of little magazines to William Burroughs and their role in the publication and reception of Naked Lunch.

Harold Norse, R.I.P.

Jan Herman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jan Herman

He said he was a poet, too. I no longer recall what we talked about, but it didn't take long for him to invite me back to his room at 9 rue Git-le-Coeur, the so-called Beat Hotel.