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An Essential Quote about the Power of Kindness.

Words are so precious.

There are times when we can feel at battle with them, when we so badly want to express the deepest parts of ourselves or what we experience, and come up short. 377 more words


TUNE IN, TURN ON, DROP OUT...AND THEN DROP IN AGAIN: How youth/subcultures can be seen to subvert the design process

In society there have always been certain members whose beliefs, mistrust of authority, and individualism have set them apart from the mainstream and what is considered the norm. 2,333 more words

Jack Kerouac On IT

“Here’s a guy and everyboy’s there, right? Up to him to put down what’s on everybody else’s mind. He starts the first chorus, then lines up his ideas, people, yeah, yeah, but get it, and then rises to his fate and has to blow equal to it. 91 more words

Jack Kerouac

Beat Generation vs. The World

This post is a little backwards I’ll admit, hear me out.
So recently I’ve watched Kill Your Darlings and it had me considering Ginsberg, Carr, and Kerouac, I’ve only ever read a little Ginsberg and I’m possibly the only literature student in the universe who has yet to read On The Road but I think about them a lot. 461 more words

The Lost Kerouac Letter

This story about a lost letter from Neal Cassady to Jack Kerouac inspired me greatly today, was too good not to share here: The Lost Kerouac Letter: 39 more words

The True Story Behind the Letter That Inspired Kerouac's 'On the Road'

The famous “Joan Anderson” letter from Neal Cassady to Jack Kerouac has been found in Southern California. Cassady apparently wrote the letter to Kerouac in a drug-fueled, sex-crazed haze on December 17, 1950. 727 more words