Tags » Jack Kerouac

Join in the #Bookhour Twitter chat on Tuesday at 9pm

This month’s #Bookhour Twitter chat will be on Mañana Means Heaven by Tim Z Hernández and Dr Niamh Thornton (@enortee), senior lecturer in Latin American Studies will be one of the discussion leaders. 78 more words

Hispanic Studies

Best-in-Show (VANCOUVER): Hong Kiyoung

Hong Kiyoung is why I love fashion. Because occasionally a designer makes evident zeitgeist ideas/ideals with a clarity that challenges utilitarian view of clothing. Every fashion week has (or should) a collection that defines its conceptual momentum. 300 more words

Beatnik victims

I told Shelley On the Road was one of my favorite all-time books. She read it, said she could dig the bop prose style. Kerouac crackled with a manic, beat energy and captured the zeitgeist of his times and all that. 121 more words

Audio: Jack Kerouac reads "October in the Railroad Earth"

Jack Kerouac’s paean to San Francisco.

Jack Kerouac (born Jean-Louis Lebris de Kérouac March 12, 1922 – October 21, 1969) was an American novelist and poet. 210 more words

Opinion Leaders

oh, jack

a whimsy of clerihew

oh, jack

beat poet Jack Kerouac
often times for your ways you did catch some flak
I’d sure pay your ransom… 1,442 more words


Roaring dreams...

Roaring dreams take place in a perfectly silent mind.

~Jack Kerouac