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William S. Burroughs at 100: Exploding Five Major Myths

Davis Schneiderman | Posted 04.05.2014 | Books
Davis Schneiderman

This year will give us the Burroughs we envision -- and yet the danger is that the diversity and impact of Burroughs' writing, visual art, audio works, and film experiments will be lost in the endless refraction of the mythologizing mirror.

I'm Not Vain -- But I Can't Survive Without My Makeup

Sarah Barness | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Sarah Barness

My version of the American female road trip is told through the lens of a makeup mask. I have internalized subliminal and explicit messages that tell me natural girls who don't need makeup are pretty, but those pretty girls naturally don't have unibrows and acne.

'On The Road' Inspired An Indie Album

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 11.19.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK — Several indie rockers have collaborated on a disc that pays tribute to a Jack Kerouac novel – and it's not "On the Road." The ...

Bea Kozera and the Beats

Chon A. Noriega | Posted 11.04.2013 | Latino Voices
Chon A. Noriega

Oftentimes, correcting the historical record does not have to do with adding missing content but rather with correcting a near-sighted focus on one group.

IMAGES: 'On The Road' Gets An Awesome Makeover

Paul Rogers | Posted 10.28.2013 | Books
Paul Rogers

I started by making a drawing for every page of "On the Road" in a Moleskine sketchbook, picking images that appealed to me without the burden of trying to tell the story in a linear way.

Tips for Travel and Life: Disappear

Aaron Caleb Bardo | Posted 10.14.2013 | Travel
Aaron Caleb Bardo

We plan years, marriages, trips, etc. We try to watch it with arbitrary numbers, letters and symbols for our own Western conscience. But life doesn't happen like that. Life happens in moments. Life happens now, passing in seconds, minutes and hours.

Crystal Fairy & The Magical Cactus and 2012

Francis Levy | Posted 10.05.2013 | Entertainment
Francis Levy

The search for Nirvana had not lost its virginity when it first started to appear in films and novels in the in the 50's and 60's. Enlightenment was ...

Week 2 of the Mongol Diaries - Lithuania to Russia: On the Road

Diana Lee | Posted 09.28.2013 | Travel
Diana Lee

We have strolled along the hill-fortresses of Kernave, Lithuania, and bantered with the costumed vendors in Tallinn's Old Town. In these easy, carefree moments, there is a commune with nature and other individuals.

An Elusive Utopia By The Sea

Lionel Rolfe | Posted 09.27.2013 | Books
Lionel Rolfe

John O'Kane's at times rambling but nonetheless intriguing book length essay, "Venice, CA: A City State Of Mind," sums up the history, the observations, the artists and writers and poets great and famous and obscure who have lurked among the dark shadows of this Nirvana by the sea.

Where To See Dinosaurs In Northern Spain

Lori Needleman | Posted 09.24.2013 | Travel
Lori Needleman

How cool are dinosaurs? Spain is one of the richest areas in the world for dinosaur remains, and has devoted many museums and theme parks to their ancient predecessors. If you and your family love dinosaurs, come to Spain for a daring adventure.

Is Albarracín the Most Beautiful Village in Spain?

Lori Needleman | Posted 08.20.2013 | Travel
Lori Needleman

How would you feel if you were transported instantly to the Middle Ages? Thats what happened the first time I visited Albarracín, a small town 30 minutes from Teruel and two hours from Valencia, Spain.

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.

Legendary Literary Agent Coming Out With Memoir

AP | HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 03.26.2013 | Books

NEW YORK — The legend of Sterling Lord dates back to 1952, when he was just getting started as a literary agent. Into his basement-level office ...

Movie Review: On the Road

Marshall Fine | Posted 03.17.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

It's taken me a while to get around to it, but I wanted to offer a nod of approval for Walter Salles' On the Road, which came out in limited release at the end of 2012.

PHOTOS: Spain's Biggest Holiday

Lori Needleman | Posted 03.07.2013 | Travel
Lori Needleman

El Día de Los Reyes Magos (The Day of the Three Kings) is the most anticipated holiday of the year for Spanish children. Also known as Epiphany, it's celebrated 12 days after Christmas and marks the day Los Reyes Magos, the Three Kings from the East, brought gold and gifts to the newly-born Baby Jesus.

Top 5 Movies You Did Not See in 2012

Tony Bartolone | Posted 03.05.2013 | Entertainment
Tony Bartolone

Why can't a film simply exist without trying to change the world? There are plenty of different kinds of movies, and in the chaos of awards season some wonderful, little flicks are completely forgotten.

On the Climate Road

Auden Schendler | Posted 03.04.2013 | Green
Auden Schendler

The narrative of our struggle on climate should be one of American elation, transcendence, epiphany, euphoria. It is not a long defeat, but instead the great opportunity of a species, the chance to save the world.

The Best Nude Scenes of 2012

The Huffington Post | Treye Green | Posted 01.02.2013 | Entertainment

Some memorable moments in celebrity skin happened in 2012, and we have gathered a few of the best. Hollywood was full of actors and actresses read...

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.

Spain's New Year's Party Buffet

Lori Needleman | Posted 02.25.2013 | Travel
Lori Needleman

Even with the economic crisis looming over the country, Spaniards still excel at celebrations.

Mike Hogan

Kristen Stewart Talks A lot, Doesn't Say Much

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Hogan | Posted 10.21.2013 | Celebrity

These days, our knowledge of celebrities too often originates with paparazzi images and snarky quotes by anonymous "insiders." After a while, it's eas...

Andrew Burmon

PHOTOS: You Won't Believe This Family's Wild Collection

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrew Burmon | Posted 12.18.2012 | Travel

The museum began 29 years ago when Luis Colmenares, then just a boy, spotted a sliver of pottery amid the dirt as his father dug a new foundation for ...

Andrew Burmon

PHOTOS: Exploring Tikal On The Eve Of The Apocalypse

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrew Burmon | Posted 12.18.2012 | Travel

The day I cross the border from Belize at Benque the man hawking newspapers from a moped in La Maquina is shouting into his bullhorn that John McAfee ...

Popcorn Preview: On the Road

Leslie Sisman | Posted 02.13.2013 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

One of the most significant challenges of the film is to make us feel as if we're seeing this lifestyle with a fresh eye. The film does a terrific job of putting us in the era and making us feel like we're actually there.

Paul Brady

LOOK: The Tallest Thing In South Dakota

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Brady | Posted 12.17.2012 | Travel

The tallest structure in South Dakota almost isn’t. The 1,999-foot-high KDLT mast is so close to the triple border with Iowa and Minnesota that it a...