Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Michael McClure (floor) San Francisco (1957) Photo by Nat Farbman
Basic Beatnik: The Square's Guide to Hip Talk * Denver Post, May 11, 1959 #Beat #Generation
Jack Kerouac Desk - Nearly finished? Lost in spools. The draft of Jack Kerouac’s Beat-defining phenomenon ‘On the Road’ appeared to the world in April 1951 as a single 36 metre (120-foot) role of paper.
William s. Burroughs... founder of the Beat Generation and Godfather of Punk.
Neal Cassidy (left) & Jack Kerouac (right) - Picture taken in San Francisco by Carolyn Cassidy, 1952
Bob Dylan & Allen Ginsberg, San Francisco 1965 "From the series of images shot in the City Lights Books alley originally for the Blonde on Blonde album (photographs not used in that project). Imagine going back to school the next day after this session, what do you say to your friends?
1960s Beatnick Slang. It's really Tough ! :) As a kid I remember people saying some of these terms. I vividly remember everyone saying something was "tough" meaning cool or great. The weirdest expression I remember was to say that some one was either "hard" or "collegiate".