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  1. Kerouac is on the road again, to the ImperialRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... evening of readings that pay homage to both Kerouac and his friend Allen Ginsberg, the author of the classic poem "Howl." "The name of the event is 'Black Coffee and Benzedrine,' " Stevens said, "and it's readings of Jack Kerouac and Allen ...

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  2. Raunchy 'Please Master' poem by Allen Ginsberg gets...Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Raw Story

    ... " Please Master ," in which Ginsberg graphically describes a sexual encounter between two men. Ginsberg - whose poem "Howl" was famously declared obscene for its references to sex and illicit drug use in 1957 - is considered one of the most ...

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  3. Two faces of dementiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Pocono Record

    ... while, he was waking us up at 2 or 3 every morning with what sounded like an existential cry - Allen Ginsberg's “Howl.” It seems to us that he suddenly doesn't know where he is, much like Julianne Moore's Alice, who in one ...

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  4. San Francisco poet laureate Alejandro Murguia to kick off a poetry...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | The Daily Democrat

    ... f the birth of the Beat Generation, which history has declared Allen Ginsberg kicked off with that infamous reading of "Howl" in San Francisco in 1950. Find the complete schedule at www.topofthemark.com .

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  5. #HRBooks Review: 'The Red List'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... never knows the direction of the next line, or the step to take. There are structural resemblances to Allen Ginsberg's "Howl" and tonal hints of William Wordsworth's enduring dissatisfaction with the human race's choices and the for ...

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  6. Capturing Beat Culture's fleeting momentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | North Shore News

    ... is recalled as the conscience of the Beat Generation, the wordsmith who immortalized the fury and futility of his time. Howl, his best known poem, contains a vision of Zen New Jersey, boxcars and bop Kabbalah that came to define and inspire ...

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  7. INTERVIEW: Mad Men 's Jon Hamm spills on the title sequence's 'falling man'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | She Knows

    ... Throughout his run on Mad Men , he's hit different dramatic notes in movies like The Town , Sucker Punch and Howl , and also Hammed it up (pardon the pun!) in comedies like 30 Rock, Web Therapy and Bridesmaids . With all his Saturday Night Live ...

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  8. Pieta Brown Premieres New video for 'Flowers of Love'Read the original story

    Monday Feb 16 | Guitar World

    ... before I ever made my first album-fell out of a notebook onto the floor in a hotel room and landed next to the copy of Howl by Allen Ginsberg that I'd happened to bring out on the road. Later that night, I met Justin and he invited me to check out ...

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  9. EU delays sanctions to support Ukraine peace talksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | Yahoo!

    ... as DeHaan also played "Allen Ginsburg's buddy" in Kill Your Darlings, while Franco played Ginsburg in Rob Epstein's Howl. Quipped Franco: "I don't know why he is so obsessed with me." The U-S military says U.S. and partner nations conducted three ...

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  10. Berlin: James Franco on Dane DeHaan's 'Obsession' With Him, 'I Am Michael'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... as DeHaan also played " Allen Ginsburg 's buddy" in Kill Your Darlings , while Franco played Ginsburg in Rob Epstein 's Howl . Quipped Franco: "I don't know why he is so obsessed with me." Read more Berlin: Christian Bale on Terrence Malick ...

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  11. All-Ages ActionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | The Pordland Mercury

    Sabertooth Micro Fest ; Crystal Ballroom, 1332 W Burnside As stated in the fittingly nebulous event description for the Sabertooth Micro Festival, the Crystal Ballroom celebrated something called "18 Months of Psychedelia" in the late 1960s, hosting artists such as the Grateful Dead , Frank Zappa, and the Jimi Hendrix Experience. Additionally, the Crystal was purportedly home to Allen Ginsberg's first recitation of Howl .

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  12. James Franco will bring lesser-known John Steinbeck book to screenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 2 | Los Angeles Times

    ... comedy "The Interview," his film projects have tended toward the literary. He played Allen Ginsberg in the 2010 movie "Howl" and directed an adaptation of Cormac McCarthy's "Child of God " and the not-yet released film "Bukowski," about the Los ...

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  13. How An Email From Gus Van Sant Led To James Franco's New FilmRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 2 | Switched

    ... Studios) In recent years, James Franco has played his fair share of gay characters . There was Allen Ginsberg in "Howl," poet Hart Crane in "The Broken Tower," and most notably, Scott Smith, the boyfriend of Harvey Milk in the acclaimed film "Milk." ...

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

    Feb 1, 2015 | 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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  15. Spring 2015 Announcements: Literary Biographies, Essays & Criticism: Lives in LettersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | 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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  16. Al Bendich, lawyer who defended Allen Ginsberg's 'Howl,' dies at 85Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2015 | 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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  17. Feroz Galerie opens exhibition featuring the work of Larry FinkRead the original story

    Jan 17, 2015 | 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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  18. Al Bendich, lawyer who defended Allen Ginsberg's 'Howl,' dies at 85Read the original story

    Jan 17, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    ... (The Saul Zaentz Company Archive) 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 ...

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

    Jan 17, 2015 | 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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  20. Anita Ekberg, international screen beauty, dies at 83Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2015 | 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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