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Kerouac in Provincetown

December 4th, 2019 · 28 Comments · Kerouac and The Beats

How History Could Have Been Different Kerouac’s and Otherwise . It was a quiet day in Facelandia when my Beat / Deadhead friend Steve Silberman posted: “Social media is amazing sometimes. In response to my posting a Cape Cod Times article about Kerouac’s time there, a woman posted a previously unseen photo of Kerouac working […]

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Ode to Jack

September 30th, 2019 · 11 Comments · Kerouac and The Beats

. . Jack fights back from off the Beaten track still alive at 95 with 55 books in print after his track star sprintΒ  β€” through the pages of history, seeing around corners like Neal at the wheel, knockin over grammar cops and blowin past the door stops to hidden darkened jazz joints puffin on […]

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Bill Cannastra & Joan Haverty’s Loft

April 21st, 2019 · 36 Comments · Kerouac and The Beats, New York City

The Home of The Scroll & The Girl Newly uncovered photos and corrections to history. “Bill felt completely at home on the rooftops of Manhattan.”Joan Haverty-Kerouac on Bill Cannastra I knew I loved this guy! πŸ™‚ . To all in Beatlandia β€” Pretty much nobody’s ever seen these buried Beat family photos in a hundred […]

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