Video: Jack Kerouac on the Steve Allen Show, 1959 Haven’t seen this footage before. It’s pretty great even with the obnoxious watermark. I’m surprised it’s in color but Wikipedia tells me The Steve Allen Show started broadcasting in color in September 1957. Who knew! The audio of this is included in The Jack Kerouac Collection … Continue reading Jack Kerouac reads On the Road with Steve Allen
The Alt-Country King meets the Indie Pop King to take on the Beat King. Hilarity ensues.
If someone had asked me what Death Cab for Cutie’s Ben Gibbard and Son Volt’s Jay Farrar have in common I might have answered, “They both have unique voices?” As it turns out they have much more in common, including a shared passion for Jack Kerouac and it appears now, co-writing credits on the soundtrack … Continue reading Gibbard and Farrar Team for Kerouac Bio
Milking Jack Kerouac – Dr. Sax screenplay discovered
Very seldom does a internet news posting make you want to run out and rob a bank, or better yet, knock over one of the largest auction houses in the world on a Thursday afternoon. This is one of those rare occasions. Christie’s is auctioning off the original typed scroll of Jack Kerouac’s On The … Continue reading Nobody Move, Nobody Get Hurt