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  1. The Left and Absolute Sexual FreedomRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | American Thinker

    ... , one of the most iconic Christian books of the modern era, was published at about the same time as Allen Ginsberg's Howl . Ginsberg's poem, written in 1955, was a paean to sexual and societal anarchy. It stood in stark contrast to Lewis' Christian ...

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  2. Spring 2015 Announcements: Literary Biographies, Essays & Criticism: Lives in LettersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Publishers' Weekly

    ... The Selected Correspondence of Lawrence Ferlinghetti and Allen Ginsberg, 19551997, edited by Bill Morgan, captures the Howl author in conversation with his publisher and fellow poet, Ferlinghetti. A pair of biographies show how two canonical ...

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  3. Al Bendich, lawyer who defended Allen Ginsberg's 'Howl,' dies at 85Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | McClatchy

    In a San Francisco courthouse in 1957, a poem went on trial. It was Allen Ginsberg's "Howl," the incantatory, profanity-laced paean to self-expression that became the centerpiece of one of the most important obscenity cases of the last century.

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  4. Feroz Galerie opens exhibition featuring the work of Larry FinkRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 17 | Art Daily

    ... in 1948 to characterize a perceived underground, anti-conformist youth movement in New York. Allen Ginsberg's poem Howl (1956) soon became the maxim of the Beats. Central elements of 'Beat' culture were a rejection of received standards, use of ...

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  5. Remembering Al Bendich, Fierce Defender Of Free SpeechRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | National Public Radio

    When Alan Ginsberg wrote, "I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by madness, starving hysterical naked" in 1955, his poem "Howl" wasn't immediately acclaimed a masterpiece. Some people read the explicit parts and said it was mere porn.

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  6. Anita Ekberg, international screen beauty, dies at 83Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... defended the right to free speech in two landmark midcentury obscenity cases - involving Allen Ginsberg's poem Howl and Lenny Bruce's nightclub act - died of a heart attack Jan. 5 in Oakland, Calif. He also worked on other seminal cases. Jean-Claude ...

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  7. Smithsonian to exhibit Elaine de Kooning's portraits of JFK and arts leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Examiner.com

    ... in, his own works. In 1953, he formed the legendary Merce Cunningham Dance Company. Allen Ginsberg . His epic work "Howl" has been termed "the poem that changed America". At least, it sparked the Beat literary movement. Also a photographer, the ...

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  8. Movie Review: An engrossing biopicRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | Jerusalem Post

    ... felt a longing for a time when poetry mattered so much that it could scandalize people, just as I did seeing the movie Howl, which dramatized the obscenity trial of the publisher of Allen Ginsberg's famous work. With Yona, Bergman (along with ...

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  9. Chicago Speaks: American Sign Language, as Signed by Poet and Storyteller Peter CookRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2014 | Gapers Block

    ... attended a poetry workshop Allen Ginsberg gave at the school with the Deaf poet Robert Panara. "Allen was reading from Howl , and there was a sign language interpreter," Cook recounts. "He got to the words 'hydrogen jukebox' and he stopped." The ...

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  10. "Neal Cassady: The Denver Years" documentary on CPT12Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Denver Post

    ... "On the Road." He was a muse for Hunter S. Thompson. The guy to whom Allen Ginsberg dedicated his landmark poem "Howl," the man who inspired the Grateful Dead He remains the poster child of the Beat generation. "Neal Cassady: The Denver Years" will ...

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  11. Auction of once-lost Beat era letter suspendedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | Reuters

    ... of the author. Cassady died in 1968. Allen Ginsberg, a seminal Beat poet who referenced Cassady's antics in his poem "Howl," sent the letter to a publishing company, Golden Goose. But the company folded and the letter went unread until Jean Spinosa, ...

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  12. Parkay Quarts, Machine Head, and I Love You, But I've Chosen DarknessRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | Colorado Springs Independent

    ... number called "Pretty Machines," and the title track, which comes across like a compressed version of Allen Ginsberg's "Howl." There's bound to come a time when a band this prolific will exhaust listeners, but not yet. - Loring Wirbel On their ...

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  13. Sundance '15 Premieres, Documentaries are...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2014 | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

    ... has become a fixture at North America's ranking showcase for independent film. He's come as an actor in such films as Howl and Lovelace and as director of Interior. Leather Bar and the short film Herbert White, but also as a producer of Kink , a ...

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  14. Beatniks & Hippies Still Influence San FranciscoRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | The Free Press, Independent News Media

    ... most famous three words -- "starving hysterical naked" -- which appear in the beginning of his breakthrough poem "Howl" which City Lights published in 1956. Nearby on Broadway, in the Beat Museum, a giant enlargement of Ginsberg's typewritten first ...

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  15. The holy grail of the Beat era: Neal Cassady's letter to be...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | The Raw Story

    ... in the letter shown to reporters. Allen Ginsberg, a seminal Beat poet who referenced Cassady's antics in his poem "Howl," sent the letter to a publishing company, Golden Goose. But the company folded and the letter went unread until Jean Spinosa, ...

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  16. Once-lost letter of Beat era, found in California,...Read the original story

    Dec 1, 2014 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    ... in the letter shown to reporters. Allen Ginsberg, a seminal Beat poet who referenced Cassady's antics in his poem "Howl," sent the letter to a publishing company, Golden Goose. But the company folded and the letter went unread until Jean Spinosa, ...

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  17. Once-lost, Beat-era Letter to Be Sold at AuctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | Voice of America

    ... in the letter shown to reporters. Allen Ginsberg, a seminal Beat poet who referenced Cassady's antics in his poem "Howl," sent the letter to a publishing company, Golden Goose. But the company folded and the letter went unread until Jean Spinosa, ...

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  18. Book Week: Award-winning authors on the writers who inspired them to put pen to paperRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2014 | IcNetwork

    ... I couldn't afford full-price books at the time. "Around about the same time I'd been looking for a great poetry book - Howl by Allen Ginsberg. At the time, Ginsberg was being challenged by the courts in America for being 'un-American and obscene'. ...

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  19. It's been so long since Carolyn Choate smoked, she doesn't even remember this guyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | WWLP

    ... to go to Woodstock, I could still bang out a Joan Baez tune on my guitar, recite enough lines of Allen Ginsberg's "Howl" to prove I was cooler than cool and buy cigarettes. Nobody stopped me. A cigarette dangling from these radical lips was part of ...

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  20. Celebrating My Second Life Thanks to the "Great American Smokeout" by Carolyn ChoateRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | CNN

    ... the world because of it, I could still bang out a Joan Baez tune on my guitar, recite enough lines of Allen Ginsberg's "Howl" to prove I was cooler than cool, and buy cigarettes. Nobody stopped me. A cigarette dangling from these radical lips were ...

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