Allen Ginsberg
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Allen Ginsberg: The Politics of Ecstasy
27 Sep 2007 // 6:00 PM

Ginsberg had an eye that took in a world full of lovers and low-lifes -- each, for him, was a song waiting to be sung.

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'The Typewriter is Holy': The Beat Generation Put to Paper
26 May 2011 // 4:59 PM

Bill Morgan’s success here is the documentation of Allen Ginsberg’s development from a shy and desperate young man, eager to please his charismatic peers, to a strong and assured figure, involved with developing the careers of his fellow artists.

The Letters of Allen Ginsberg
1 Dec 2008 // 3:59 PM

Ginsberg was hyperaware of the frequent charge that Beat poetry was little more than improvised mumbo jumbo baked from jazz records and marijuana smoke.

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Allen Ginsberg's Birthday (video)
3 Jun 2009 // 12:45 AM

Today is the birthday of Allen Ginsberg, celebrated beat poet and social activist who died in 1997. Here's a video of him giving a reading at

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Double Take: The African Queen (1951)

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"What a time they had, Charlie and Rosie. They'll never lack for stories to tell their grandchildren. And what a time we had at Double Take discussing the spiritual and romantic journey of the African Queen.

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