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Major Collection of Allen Ginsberg Photos Donated to University of Toronto

University of Toronto News | Posted 04.08.2014 | Arts
University of Toronto News

The University of Toronto is home to the world's largest collection of photographs by the late beat poet, Allen Ginsberg.

Beat Poets, Acid Gurus, the Governor and Me

Steve Heilig | Posted 04.03.2013 | San Francisco
Steve Heilig

A local saloon changing owners is rarely front-page news in the big city, but the recent sale of Tosca, in San Francisco's North Beach neighborhood, has received much attention.

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.

Hipster Counterculture Not Unique

The Daily Collegian | Posted 05.13.2012 | College
The Daily Collegian

America relies on the youth to be impassioned, outraged, inspired. We're supposed to embrace high ideals and rage against the authorities that threaten those deals. Well, I'm sorry, but I don't trust the hipsters to do that.

What Occupy Wall Street Can Learn From an Original Merry Prankster

Don McNay | Posted 12.22.2011 | Books
Don McNay

It seems preordained that the great Merry Prankster, Ed McClanahan, just released his new book, I Just Hitched In From The Coast, at the same time the Occupy Wall Street movement arose.

Kirsten Stewart Tapped For Walter Salles' Adaptation Of Kerouac's 'On The Road'

The Hollywood Reporter | Stuart Kemp | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

LONDON -- Kristen Stewart, Sam Riley and Garrett Hedlund are walking the line for Walter Salles' long-anticipated big-screen adaptation of Jack Keroua...

It's Official: Nobody's Cool. (Kerouac Posthumously Blows It)

Dean Sluyter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Dean Sluyter

But cool as an outer pose, as an attitude you can cop, is dead. When the truly cool people show up in your life, you won't recognize them -- they'll be too cool for that.