Post Tagged with: "Jack Kerouac"

The Friday Morning Listen: Material – Hallucination Engine (1981)

OK, so I read a (somewhat long-winded) review of the William S. Burroughs bio “Call Me Burroughs: A Life,” and dammit, it’s looking like I’ve got to place it on top of my to-be-read pile. Do I really need to dive into over 700 pages on the mad genius? The man who wrote “Naked Lunch”? Who hung around with theRead More

The Friday Morning Listen: Jack Kerouac – Blues and Haikus (1959)

There are have been some strange coincidences lately. I’m not the kind of person to attach any significance to such things but still, it does make you shake your head.

Sparks Fly On E Street: Bruce Springsteen, “The New Timer” (1995)

Sparks Fly On E Street: Bruce Springsteen, “The New Timer” (1995)

I’ve always been a big fan of Jack Kerouac. There’s a lot of bad behavior in those stories, but there’s also a kind of innocent embrace of life’s possibilities.

The Friday Morning Listen: Fleet Foxes – Helplessness Blues (2011)

Recently, I’ve seen a lot of posts to both Twitter and Facebook gently reminding people that they might be able to change their lives if they do something about them rather than merely kvetch.

The Friday Morning Listen: Jack Kerouac – Reads 'On The Road' (1999)

by Mark Saleski ¬†Tomorrow would have been Jack Kerouac‘s 89th birthday. I often wonder what the mad & exuberant fool would have been writing today, had he been able to overcome his drinking demons. Would he be distraught at the fact that his beloved jazz has fallen to the very back of America’s attention span? Would today’s more “out” musiciansRead More