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Road tripping through Kerouac’s Queens

Taking a road trip sometimes happens on a whim on a random weekend day, not because I’m suddenly inspired with the desire to know the American road, but because our toddlers have fallen asleep in their car seats and the wife and I want them to nap for a while. 605 more words

Notes From A Polite New Yorker

Beats in NYC (1959)

Silent 16mm film of Beat writers Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg, as well as Lucien Carr and his wife Francesca and their three sons, Simon, Caleb and Ethan, and Mary Frank and her children Pablo and Andrea. 26 more words


Quote 9 - Jack Kerouac - A man who created something new!

‘I had nothing to offer anybody except my own confusion.’

‘Great things are not accomplished by those who yield to trends and fads and popular opinion.’ 398 more words



Jack Kerouac
scrolling his Facebook page–
detours on the road.
John Biscello

V is for Voice Recognition

Number 22 in The A to Z of the Writer’s Affliction, part of the A to Z blogging challenge.

Perhaps this isn’t an affliction, or not for everyone. 601 more words


Hustling for a Home in Carmel

As a massive Kerouac fan, I was excited to visit Big Sur, the setting of Kerouac’s book of the same title. Kerouac’s epic descriptions of crossing Bixby Bridge had me captivated. 1,006 more words