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Interview With Critically Acclaimed Author, Alan Kaufman

Lisa Chau | Posted 03.25.2014 | Books
Lisa Chau

Alan Kaufman, the Bronx-born son of a French-Jewish Holocaust survivor, is author of the critically acclaimed memoirs Jew Boy and Drunken Angel. Kaufman's writings are subversive articulations of extreme outsiderness.

On the Road, the Movie?

Gerald Nicosia | Posted 04.07.2013 | Books
Gerald Nicosia

When Brazilian director Walter Salles finally got funding to make his movie of On the Road in May 2010, and asked me to be the first "drill instructor" at Beat Boot Camp in Montreal, I felt a heavy responsibility to see that this long-awaited opportunity wasn't blown.

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.

HuffPost Review: Howl

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Howl is a gutsy, inventive film about an important moment. It's not for everyone but should please those who are open to the chances it takes.