Beat Writers

The Beats, Ghost Writers in Disguise
Was it Literature or Kitty Litter-ature? You(th) Decide!

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Glenn Allen Howard – Introduction

Jack Kerouac reading on the Steve Allen Show (1959)

Jack Kerouac narrates ‘Pull My Daisy’ w/ Allen Ginsberg, Peter Orlovsky, Gregory Corso, Larry Rivers, David Amram and friends (1959)

Ben Hecht interviews Jack Kerouac Part 1 (1958) audio only

Ben Hecht interviews Jack Kerouac Part 2 (1958) audio only

Jack Kerouac – October in the Railroad Earth (1959) audio only

Jack Kerouac w/ Steve Allen – Charlie Parker (1959) audio only

Jack Kerouac ­– San Francisco Scene (1960) audio only

Jack Kerouac – Parle de Celine (1959) Canadian TV, mostly in French

Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsburg, Lucien Carr & Friends in NYC (1959) silent home movie

Jack Kerouac – Interview with Fernanda Piavano (1966)

Jack Kerouac – Interview in French with English subtitles (1967)

Jack Kerouac reads – Home movie of Jack playing pool (1967)

William F. Buckley w/ Jack Kerouac, Ed Sanders, Lewis Yablonsky (1968)

Allen Ginsberg – Howl (Feb. 1956) first recording, live at Reed College, audio only

Allen Ginsberg reads at the Royal Albert Hall (1965)

Allen Ginsburg & Neal Cassady – In Conversation (c.1966)

Neal Cassady Raps at the Straight Theater w/ The Grateful Dead (1967) audio only

Gregory Corso, Allen Ginsburg talks about the meeting of the Merry Pranksters and Jack Kerouac (1973)

Ken Kesey – Talks about Neal Cassady

Michael McClure talks about Peyote and reads ‘Night Words’ (1966)

Michael McClure reads to the Lions (1966)

Kenneth Patchen – part 1

Kenneth Patchen – part 2

Kenneth Patchen – Do the Dead Know What Time It Is?

Kenneth Patchen – Glory, Glory (1959)

Kenneth Patchen – Four Blues Poems (1959)

Kenneth Patchen – Two Poems

William S. Burroughs – Talks about Writing and Art

William S. Burroughs – Advice for Young People

William S. Burroughs – On Heroin Addiction (1977)

William S. Burroughs – What Washington? What Orders? (1953)

William S. Burroughs – Naked Lunch

Tuli Kupferberg & the Fugs – Nothing (1965)

Tuli Kupferberg – The Revolting Theater (c.1982)

Charles Bukowski at Bellevue Community College (1970)

Ken Nordine – I Used To Think My Right Hand Was Uglier Than My Left (1960) audio only