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'On the Road' (2012) - Review

Jack Kerouac’s classic 1957 beatnik novel On the Road is one riddled with debauchery, cultural subversions and anti-materialistic dramatisations of the writer’s own frenetic cross-country lifestyle in the late ’40s. 390 more words


Vtg 60's Egyptian Print Dress

Can you guess what year this article was from?

More Than an Animator

Once upon a time not so long ago I learned how to sorta crochet by watching my friend. This is my most recent attempt, which turned out rather ~handsomely~ in my opinion, teehee! 64 more words

Free Style Art

Have a Great Day!!

It’s been a while since the last post because we were having trouble with posting on the account… Well, we’re back and ready to go! Have a great day!! 6 more words

Tom Waits and Eden Ahbez

This is the first I’ve heard of it, but the below link has an interview with ’70s L.A. songwriter/beatnik Tom Waits, wherein he claims he was picked up and chauffeured into town as a 19-year-old hitchhiker by none other than Eden Ahbez! 8 more words


Jack Kerouac: 'Hitchhiker'

by Jack Kerouac

"Tryna get to sunny Californy" - Boom. It's the awful raincoat making 
me look like a selfdefeated self-
murdering imaginary gangster, an idiot in 

a rueful coat, how can they understand 
my damp packs - my mud packs - 
John, a hitchhiker"  
"He looks like he's got a gun underneath 
that I. 46 more words