What Hollywood Gets Wrong About Jack Kerouac and the Beat Generation
This crop of films diminishes what was so radical about the Beat Generation ... and Jack Kerouac were grown men who were also alcoholics, misogynists, and womanizers who killed themselves with substance abuse. Pretending Kerouac’s life was some sort ...
‘The Sea Is My Brother,’ by Jack Kerouac, and More
Not yet the work of the Kerouac we know and esteem, this “lost novel” nevertheless signals what was to come. Written in 1943 and predating “The Town and the City” (Kerouac’s first published novel), “The Sea Is My Brother” is stocked with ...
Jack Kerouac Biography
Jack Kerouac was an American ... fills you with yearning for some intangible joy—and you feel that it can only be found within the smoky confines of the place." It was also during his year at Horace Mann that Kerouac first began writing seriously.
On the Road: Jack Kerouac gets the Hollywood treatment
In 1957, shortly after the publication of his novel On the Road ... s quite often Jack Kerouac.’ Kerouac was short and stocky. Riley is tall and slim. 'And I’m a Yorkshireman. I wasn’t the most obvious choice.’ Riley, who has some experience ...
Jack Kerouac and Jim Morrison pt 2
Did Morrison meet Kerouac? There is some anecdotal evidence he may have ... who Morrison was and wrote the book Rimbaud and Jim Morrison). If Jim Morrison and Jack Kerouac ever did meet accidentally in Clearwater it was never recorded, and if Morrison ...