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Robbie and Erika Wedding at Beatnik Studios

Several weeks ago I worked on my first wedding of the year taking place at Beatnik Studios between Robbie and Erika.   There was actually 3 of us working this day, so I didn’t take as many or as large of variety as I usual would.   78 more words

Book Review: Satori in Paris (Jack Kerouac)

Once, when I knew no better, Kerouac shone because I had discovered him and I was pleased with myself for doing so. After a time away, Kerouac leaves me somewhat disillusioned. 1,301 more words


West Village - "Little Bohemia" Long Gone

The West Village was once home to many creatives including Bob Dylan, Jackson Pollack, Allen Ginsburg and my favorite, Jack Kerouac.  This once bohemian area was known for its cheap rent and its propensity to promote the arts.  19 more words


National Poetry Month: Review of "Kill Your Darlings"

April is National Poetry Month!

In light of this, this post is going to be a review of a poetry related movie that was released at the end of last year. 402 more words


Big Bad World

It’s easy to feel grateful when things are going well.  Much harder when things are unraveling around you.   I recall trying for gratitude when I was 17, but it was tough to really feel it after losing my mom, who had basically been my best friend growing up.  788 more words

National Poetry Month: Gary Snyder

Hay for the Horses by Gary Snyder

He had driven half the night
From far down San Joaquin
Through Mariposa, up the
Dangerous Mountain roads, 130 more words

COOL PEOPLE - Carl Solomon

Carl Solomon was born March 30, 1928 in the Bronx, New York. His father died in 1939, which depressed him deeply. He graduated high school at the age of fifteen, and enrolled at the City College of New York. 433 more words