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Jack Kerouac on the Road

A Kind of Life

Yara Zgheib | Posted 11.28.2016 | Home
Yara Zgheib

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.

Happy Birthday, Jack

Odelia Kaly | Posted 05.12.2014 | Teen
Odelia Kaly

I am a vegan straightedge homebody, if I were to categorize myself. My idea of 'experimenting' is trying the oil cleansing method on my face. Undoubtedly, I am the inverse of everything that he is. And yet, I love him.

On the Road to North Beach

Zachary Ehren | Posted 03.10.2013 | San Francisco
Zachary Ehren

We sparked some tea and spit seeds onto the street, pulsing to the rhythm of the passing cars while feeling the ghosts of North Beach -- Kerouac, Ginsberg, Cassady, and the rest of our long-gone friends -- falling further away.

Jack Kerouac's Mother Tongue: On the Road and The Voice Is All

Regina Weinreich | Posted 02.26.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Joyce Johnson's new biography, The Voice Is All: The Lonely Victory of Jack Kerouac, traces the development of Kerouac's prose style, showing how his French freed him to create his famous spontaneous narrative.

Expanse and Space: Walter Salles' On the Road

Brian Formo | Posted 01.23.2014 | Los Angeles
Brian Formo

Sal Paradise sits at his typewriter with a blank page in the middle of the filmed adaptation of On the Road. The paper is locked in and juxtaposed with the shot of an empty road: snow-capped mountains on the side, still, desolate and open.

The Search for the Real -- October

James Franco | Posted 12.24.2012 | Entertainment
James Franco

The New York Post has been sniffing around for academic gossip because they can't write about me stumbling out of clubs. I think my class's collaborative film Tar says it all: They can kiss my ass.

WATCH: New Trailer For 'On The Road'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 08.06.2012 | Entertainment

"The only people that interest me are the mad ones." After making a splash at the Cannes Film Festival in May, the first international trailer for ...

The Jack Kerouac Tour of San Francisco

Paul Iorio | Posted 08.13.2012 | San Francisco
Paul Iorio

With the feature film adaptation of Jack Kerouac's On the Road on its way to U.S. theaters, it's the perfect time to make a pilgrimage to the Beat epicenter of San Francisco to see some Kerouac landmarks.

From Beatnik to Tweetnik: Brazilian Filmster Gins Up Kerouac's Fifities Favela

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 07.31.2012 | Home
Eric Ehrmann

On The Road, the Kerouac movie property that languished under the control of Hollywood legend Francis Ford Coppola for three decades finally broke out of development hell and laid an egg in Cannes.

On the Road to Cannes With Walter Salles

Annette Insdorf | Posted 07.25.2012 | Entertainment
Annette Insdorf

"Road movies" may be associated primarily with American film -- from The Grapes of Wrath to Easy Rider -- but the Brazilian director Walter Salles is growing into a master of the genre.

On the Road - Delivers!

Jerry Cimino | Posted 07.23.2012 | Entertainment
Jerry Cimino

In life, some things are worth waiting for. Case in point: the film adaptation of Jack Kerouac's seminal novel, On the Road. Purists will be elated, as the film honors Jack Kerouac and is true to his book.

Kerouac at the Cinema

Bernard-Henri Lévy | Posted 07.23.2012 | Home
Bernard-Henri Lévy

I can see myself, talking about one of those books of life, a source of sustenance for young people refusing the inevitability of an timid existence, one somehow cracked or just rocked softly into precocious old age, a book like a bible, a treatise on savoir-vivre for the use of future generations, Jack Kerouac's On the Road.

Kerouac Was a Comfort-Food Freak

Anneli Rufus | Posted 06.05.2012 | Home
Anneli Rufus

On the Road's food passages are fraught with longing and with Kerouac's knack for making the ordinary holy. Comfort food sustained him as he headed west.

From the Classroom to the Road

Caitlin Bailey | Posted 05.13.2012 | Teen
Caitlin Bailey

Today, nine high school seniors and two teachers packed up a van with almost no trunk space or leg room to begin a road trip from Pennsylvania to San Francisco and back. Welcome to The Beats Trip.

WOW: Jack Kerouac's Amazing Letter To Marlon Brando

Posted 03.07.2012 | Entertainment

Two legendary rebels of the 1950s, one legendary opportunity missed. Jack Kerouac famously became a recluse, but it turns out he had movie star am...

PHOTOS: Kristen Stewart In Kerouac's 'On The Road' Film

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Burning like fabulous yellow roman candles exploding like spiders across the stars, Kristen Stewart and Garrett Hedlund feature in the first photos fr...