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Johnny Depp on Allen Ginsberg

If you’ve been following this blog for any amount of time, you’ve likely figured out that one of my biggest idols and sources of inspiration is poet, prophet, activist, Buddhist, lover-of-humanity Allen Ginsberg.  I’ve studied his poetry.  I’ve given talks … Continue reading

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Interview with Allen Ginsberg

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Some Inspiration: Allen Ginsberg – Sunflower Sutra

I’ve been trying to keep up a good working pace over the summer when I’m free from other academic obligations and right now, that means a lot of revision.  I always find when doing revisions that I read more poetry … Continue reading

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I’m With You in Rockland

I recently saw the film Howl with James Franco that presents both a beautifully-rendered animated depiction of Allen Ginsberg’s infamous poem as well as the obscenity trial associated with it’s publication. Although I felt like James Franco overdid certain aspects … Continue reading

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