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On the Road

I wondered what the Spirit of the Mountain was thinking, and looked up and saw jackpines in the moon, and saw ghosts of old miners, and wondered about it. 85 more words

Travel

Beat Mashup - Kerouac and Jazz

Video thanks to You Tube / Photo of Jack Kerouac thanks to Google Images

Mixed media art by clinock.

Art

This map shows America's most epic literary road trips

The road trip occupies an almost mythical place in American culture. Anthologized in countless movies, books, poems, and other media, it captures something of what America seems to want to be: an ever-expanding dream, carried forth by rugged individualists. 237 more words

Travel

On the Road by Jack Kerouac #AtoZ

This post is part of the 2016 April A to Z Challenge.

Jack Kerouac’s On the Road became the defining novel of the Beat Generation.

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Book

Nice chatting to you Sis.

XXXX represents the parts of his diaries that J has cut out and destroyed.

J’s Diary Entry

Friday, 21 July 1995

S rang tonight, she was after the phone number of a florist in “Poo Town”.   349 more words

1995

ON THE ROAD - A REVIEW BY J.D. LAFRANCE

For years, Jack Kerouac’s novel On the Road had been considered unfilmable. That hasn’t stopped people from trying ever since it was published in 1957 with Kerouac himself sending a letter to Marlon Brando asking the actor to star opposite him in a film version. 2,013 more words

Film Review