Ken Kesey and the Merry Pranksters a Celebration of Going Further Ken Kesey's replica of the bus he used to tour across the United States in the mid-1960s. (Joe Mabel/Wikimedia Commons) In June of 1964, Ken Kesey was a hot young writer. His novel One
Obituary Beat writer Neal Cassady's daughter Jami Cassady, left; his wife, Carolyn Cassady, middle; and daughter Cathy Cassady, right, smile while visiting the Beat Museum in San Francisco. Obituary Harold Ship is seen in New Zealand on a volcanic
Her friend Estelle Cimino, co-owner of the Beat Museum in San Francisco, confirmed the death to the Associated Press...The Beat Generation, which included Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, William Burroughs and Michael McClure, were a close-knit group of post-
Albie's Note: Listen, friends. When my blog header says I am both a Beatnik and a Bible Believer, you can rest assured that both are-- somehow-- totally true! I will be 50 next year... and I still love Kerouac, Snyder, Lew Welch, and Bob Dylan...
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...of Neal Cassady, the inspiration for the character Dean Moriarty in Jack Kerouac's On the Road, died at age 90. Ms. Cassady was the author of two books on the Beat Generation, Heart Beat: My Life With Jack and Neal (1976), which was ...