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Writing on the rocks

The Paris Review once interviewed Hunter S. Thompson and asked him, among other things, about writing under the influence of drugs and alcohol. Here’s the relevant exchange: 715 more words


On the Road - 2012 Film

The great thing about mediocre film adaptations existing is that then you can watch them and give up two hours of your life instead of actually finishing a book that you’ve started twice and never finished. 203 more words

Books Into Movies

from jack kerouac to hemingway and back again

“I could feel what he felt on the night when he realized that if he didn’t leave, it would never be his life. It would be theirs.

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Postcard #86 (Tampa Theatre)

Over the weekend I was finally able to see a movie at the Tampa Theatre (in downtown Tampa, Florida) which is one of the most beautiful settings to watch a movie in the United States—maybe in the world. 459 more words

Post Cards On The Road

Book Review: On the Road

When Jack Kerouac’s On the Road was first published in 1957 it was soon recognised as a modern classic. Its influence has been widespread, has crossed generations and saw its author hailed as the voice of a generation. 3,074 more words



First of all, our sincere apologies for the lack of posts over the past month or two. School was crazy for both of us, but the good news is, we’re back and ready to read a lot! 485 more words


Book of Dreams

Jack probably wasn’t dreamimg of limousines, but he was smart enough to keep a pad of paper next to his bed and write down as many of his dreams as he could remember …

©Matt Weber 1998

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