Beat Generation

Type: Organization
Name: Beat Generation
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Political Notebook:Gay sports legend receives SF streetnaming honor

A gay sports legend is being honored by the city of San Francisco with having an alleyway named after him.This week the Board of Supervisors unanimously voted 11-0 to rename Lech Walesa Alley to Dr. Tom Waddell Place. The alley between Polk Street and ... [Published Bay Area Reporter - 3 hours ago]
Entities: LGBT, Tom Waddell, Gay
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 2 reports

Groupon Founder Andrew Mason Makes U-Turn With New Audio Tour Startup Detour (Video)

Who doesn’t miss the quirky stylings of Andrew Mason, founder and former CEO of Groupon who left the Chicago-based social commerce company with perhaps the best resignation letter of all time:“After four and a half intense and wonderful years as CEO of ... [Published Recode - 18 hours ago]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

How Train Travel Explains the Decline of American Culture

To most, the idea of traveling by rail is as quaintly nostalgic as the image of a Great Depression-era hobo carrying a bindle, contemplating the theft of a pie from a windowsill. To most, the idea of paying just as much, often times more, to spend ten ... [Published Vice Magazine US - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

The Mass Psychology Of Decline

The Decline ParadigmPossibly unknown to some persons, the fear and theory of decline is the single most important long-running feature of modern western culture. From at latest the 1870s, it haunts western elites. We can legitimately call it mass paranoia ... [Published Market Oracle - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Allen Ginsberg, ‘Selected Poems’

I’ve always pictured Allen Ginsberg as a dominating figure with a stentorian voice, someone who would be the center of attention anywhere he went. A friend of mine set me straight after a recent visit to the Strand Bookstore, where I picked up Ginsberg’s ... [Published Broad Street Review - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 2 reports

6 Cities to Live a Bit of Jack Kerouac’s ‘On the Road’ Adventure

Bertrand Langlois / AFP / Getty Images Jack Kerouac’s 1959 novel, On the Road, has inspired countless restless young people to hit the road in order to find themselves since its publication, inspiring artists and writers and musicians from Kerouac’s ... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

The Daily Agenda for Monday, July 21

TODAY’S AGENDA: Obama To Sign Executive Order Banning LGBT Discrimination by Federal Contractors: Washington, DC. President Barack Obama will sign an Executive Order prohibiting discrimination against employees on the basis of sexual orientation ... [Published Box Turtle Bulletin - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

Enough Kerouac cachet for Jack cache in Lowell?

LOWELL -- Salinas, Calif., has a museum for its hometown literary icon, John Steinbeck. Asheville, N.C., has a museum in the home Victorian writer Thomas Wolfe lived in. The Northern California town of Glen Ellen has Jack London State Historic Park, complete ... [Published Sentinel And Enterprise - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

How to write a brand manifesto

added 47 minutes agoManifesto brands stand for a cause, have something to say and are ready to agitate. Phil Teer offers tips on how to be one.A new generation of brand owners are emerging out of the recession. They are about diversity, locality, variety, ... [Published Media Week Online - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

'Tuned In' review: Restless Morrissey still finds no peace

July 15 --Morrissey has been training to be a crotchety old man his entire life, and now that he's 55, he thinks he's there.On the dreamy "Oboe Concerto," the closing track from his new album " World Peace Is None of Your Business," the sweet voiced/sour ... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

Neal Cassady: The Denver Years Screening 6/26 at Sie Film Center

Though his time in New York City inspiring the Beat Generation into existence, his subsequent cross country zigzags with Jack Kerouac and his later years in parts West driving Ken Kesey's Acid Tests bus are more firmly embedded in counter-cultural iconography, ... [Published Examiner.com - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

Which Beat Generation Writer Are You?

Live, travel, adventure, bless, and don’t get an STD. Via bit.ly / bit.ly / Getty / bit.ly ... [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Apr 01 2014]

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...leaders in the history of our community," said gay District 8 Supervisor Scott Wiener, one of five co-sponsors of the name-change resolution. "In particular, in light of Lech Walesa's homophobic comments, it is a win-win in terms of renaming the street for Tom Waddell."
...your living room, having your food delivered, having your laundry brought out and sent back, talking to your friends on your Oculus Rift," he says. "Maybe I‘m being a Luddite, but I kind of like life’s rough edges. I want Detour to be a company that helps take people out there and celebrate them."
"I think he's an icon for Sonoma Valley," Van Wyk said of London. "He said he traveled across the world but found this the most beautiful place."

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Political Notebook:Gay sports legend receives S... [Published Bay Area Reporter - 3 hours ago]
Groupon Founder Andrew Mason Makes U-Turn With ... [Published Recode - 18 hours ago]
Groupon's ousted founder is making gorgeous aud... [Published The Verge - 18 hours ago]
How Train Travel Explains the Decline of Americ... [Published Vice Magazine US - Jul 29 2014]
The Mass Psychology Of Decline [Published Market Oracle - Jul 28 2014]
Allen Ginsberg, ‘Selected Poems’ [Published Broad Street Review - Jul 28 2014]
6 Cities to Live a Bit of Jack Kerouac’s ‘On th... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jul 24 2014]
Original On The Road Featured Queens Roots [Published Western Queens Gazette - Jul 23 2014]
The Cult of Aleister Crowley Lives On [Published Disinformation - Jul 21 2014]
The Daily Agenda for Monday, July 21 [Published Box Turtle Bulletin - Jul 21 2014]
Enough Kerouac cachet for Jack cache in Lowell? [Published Sentinel And Enterprise - Jul 20 2014]
How to write a brand manifesto [Published Media Week Online - Jul 17 2014]
'Tuned In' review: Restless Morrissey still fin... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Jul 16 2014]
7 New York Boutique Hotels [Published KarryOn - Jul 15 2014]
Gulfport's Blueberry Patch founder Dallas Bohre... [Published Tampa Bay Times - Jul 10 2014]
Brush up on classic literature with these immer... [Published Tech Hive - Jul 07 2014]
Pier may have lost its edge, but not its pull [Published The Villager - Jun 27 2014]
Neal Cassady: The Denver Years Screening 6/26 a... [Published Examiner.com - Jun 26 2014]
In New York, hoteliers striving for high style,... [Published TravelWeekly.com - Jun 24 2014]
Daily Gratitude: Brenda Knight's The Grateful T... [Published PRWeb - Jun 11 2014]
The Daily Agenda for Tuesday, June 3 [Published Box Turtle Bulletin - Jun 03 2014]
Living on the outside: Photographer Kitra Cahan... [Published TED Blog - May 30 2014]
Find great eats on North Beach walking tour in ... [Published News-Herald - May 08 2014]
Not To Miss A Beat [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - May 03 2014]
It is all generational [Published News Leader - Apr 19 2014]
The Art of Photography [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Apr 13 2014]
Cleis Press Recognized as a Top Publisher of LG... [Published PRWeb - Apr 09 2014]
It's a Living: the glum designs behind the worl... [Published 3quarksdaily - Apr 05 2014]
Which Beat Generation Writer Are You? [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Apr 01 2014]
Here's A Graphic Profile On The 'Teen Boyfriend... [Published Gothamist - Mar 28 2014]
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6 Cities to Live a Bit of Jack Kerouac’s ‘On th... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jul 24 2014]
Bertrand Langlois / AFP / Getty Images Jack Kerouac’s 1959 novel, On the Road, has inspired countless restless young people to hit the road in order to find themselves since its publication, inspiring artists and writers and musicians from Kerouac’s ...
The Daily Agenda for Monday, July 21 [Published Box Turtle Bulletin - Jul 21 2014]
TODAY’S AGENDA: Obama To Sign Executive Order Banning LGBT Discrimination by Federal Contractors: Washington, DC. President Barack Obama will sign an Executive Order prohibiting discrimination against employees on the basis of sexual orientation ...
The Daily Agenda for Tuesday, June 3 [Published Box Turtle Bulletin - Jun 03 2014]
TODAY’S AGENDA is brought to you by: From TWT (This Week In Texas), March 24, 1979, page 72.   This ad confuses me, artistically. It looks like it’s based on a painting by George Quaintance, which is why I chose this ad for today since it’s ...
Living on the outside: Photographer Kitra Cahan... [Published TED Blog - May 30 2014]
After a childhood spent traveling the world with her rabbinical family, photographer Kitra Cahana found she couldn’t stop. With her camera as her vehicle, she began work as a documentary photographer, shooting for publications like The New York ...
Not To Miss A Beat [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - May 03 2014]
Megan Keeling profiles Elise Cowen, a female Beat poet who wrote in a community in which “only a few women were recognized as artists, and most were not deemed to possess the talent or creative soul required to produce art”: Today she is most famous ...
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