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Kerouac’s 100th birthday celebration in Lowell

March 20th, 2022 · 25 Comments · Kerouac and The Beats, Real-life Adventure Tales

. Everybody’s known for ages that Jack Kerouac’s 100th birthday was coming up on March 12th, 2022, but it was still the dark Covid times, and I hadn’t been On The Road in over two years β€” not since the New Hampshire Democratic primaries in February 2020 β€” plus I was really in no mood […]

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Bill Cannastra & Joan Haverty’s Loft

April 21st, 2019 · 37 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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