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Jack Kerouac

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On the Road by Jack Kerouac

Bowie Book Club Podcast

Welcome to another episode of the Bowie Book Club, where wild speculation and grasping for straws about Bowie’s favorite books has reigned supreme since 2016. This time we read On the Road by everyone's high school boyfriend, Jack Kerouac. We also talk about the new Bowie documentary Moonage Daydream which we just saw IN A MOVIE THEATRE shudder! Subscribe! iTunes | RSS |Stitcher Follow us! (Not in a creepy way) Twitter Facebook Instagram Web Presence Our Bookshop Visit our lists on bookshop.org and help support the podcast (and independent bookstores too!) Stuff We Talked About Joyce Johnson's article on Kerouac and Robert Frank Hal Chase/Chad King Slate Star Codex review NYT article about Moonage Daydream What Are We Reading? Greg: Harpo Speaks by Harpo Marx Travels with My Aunt by Graham Greene Vesper Flights by Helen McDonald Kristianne: Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie The Horse's Mouth by Joyce Cary (and the amazing movie starring Alec Guinness) What Song Did We Choose? What's Up Next Room at the Top - John Braine


19 Sep 2022

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Road Trips to Nowehere: On the Road by Jack Kerouac

Structured Rambling

Hey, man, Paul's gonna look at, like, the book that kicked off the whole Beat Generation groove and made Jim Morrisson realize that, like, any cat can spout nonsense and call it poetry. Dig it!Kerouac, Jack. On the Road. Viking: New York, 1957. 


15 Jul 2022

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#34 Jack Kerouac at 100! Big Sur at 60! With Steve Edington and Jerry Cimino

A Big Sur Podcast

The 100th Birthday of Jack Kerouac calls us to invite Steve Edington, author of the forthcoming book THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO JACK: Tracking Kerouac in My Life, and Jerry Cimino, creator and owner of the BEAT MUSEUM in San Francisco for a conversation!This year is also the 60th anniversary of the publication of Kerouac's Big Sur!We are previewing a couple of events coming up one at the Library on August 28 (reserve you spot here) and another in Lowell, Massachusetts October 6 - 10.Jerry Cimino and his wife Estelle are celbrating this centennial by getting out on the road this year with their "Beatmobile" after a 15 year hiatus. GO HERE TO FIND OUT!>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>Please email us with any comments, suggestions, etc.Support the show


19 Jun 2022

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Episode 35: The Drug Show (a podcast about Jack Kerouac and the Beat Generation)

Western Thought

This felt pretty good after we'd finished. The format Jonah always had in mind for the function of the podcast. A lot of Will talking with some pointed questions and secondary material thrown in. Some other secret magic may also have been involved. Come sit in the bookstore for a while.

1hr 34mins

10 Jun 2022

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S5E10: Writing haikus like Jack Kerouac

Haiku Pea

This time on Haiku Pea from poetrypea.com our community of poets, inspired by Jack Kerouac, write original haiku & senryu. A great place for poets to listen to original work and perhaps find a group of poets they would like to write with. I hope you enjoy it and next time if you haven't already submitted you can join us as one of our lovely poets.


16 May 2022

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Jack Kerouac's Religious Turmoil

Time & Other Thieves

In this episode, which originally aired in radio format on October 7th, 2021, I talk about Jack Kerouac's religious life, and how Catholicism and Buddhism, and his attempts to integrate the two, influenced his writing. I’ll be sharing passages from the Master’s thesis of my sister, Emily  Simpson, who tracks Kerouac's spiritual conflict as it’s revealed in the novels Visions of Gerard, The Dharma Bums and Big Sur. 


19 Apr 2022

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Still Outside: Jack Kerouac at 100

LIVE! From City Lights

An appreciation of Jack Kerouac’s unique contribution to American literature with talks by Ann Charters, Jean-Christophe Cloutier, Ann Douglas, Tim Hunt, Joyce Johnson, Hassan Melehy, and Regina Weinreich, with readings by Tony Torn, and a birthday greeting by David Amram. This event was originally broadcast live via Zoom and hosted by Peter Maravelis.On Thursday, March 10, 2022, City Lights, at the birthplace of the San Francisco Renaissance and the Beat movement, celebrated Jack Kerouac’s centenary, with an illuminating exploration of his writing. Moving beyond the hype and fetishization of his personality, some of the country's leading Kerouac scholars take a deep dive into his work. Learn about books you haven’t yet read, his innovations in prose, the influence of his Franco-American background and how he discovered his unique voice.City Light features one of the largest selection of Jack Kerouac books in the world. Check out our stock at this link: https://citylights.com/author/jack-kerouac/This event was made possible by support from the City Lights Foundation: citylights.com/foundation/

2hr 30mins

15 Apr 2022

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Episode 26 - On the Road by Jack Kerouac

House of Words Podcast

Join us as we explore one of the biggest influences within the literary "beats". This is On the Road by Jack Keruoac! Warning: May Contain Spoilers Created by: Cristo M. SanchezWritten by: Cristo M. Sanchez and Jason Nemor HardenHosted by: Jason Nemor HardenMusic by: Creature 9, Wood, Cristo M. Sanchez and Jason Nemor Harden Follow us on instagram and facebook for the latest updates and more!


2 Apr 2022

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Jack Kerouac

American Catholic History

Jack Kerouac is known as one of the founder of the Beat Generation and is infamous for his debauched lifestyle, but as Tom and Noëlle Crowe tell us, Kerouac saw himself as a Catholic writer who after much wandering, found himself, like St. Augustine, eventually coming home to his Catholic faith.The post Jack Kerouac appeared first on StarQuest Media.


21 Mar 2022

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S5E5: Write like Jack Kerouac

Haiku Pea

poetrypea.com presents a workshop to celebrate Jack Kerouac, featuring Stanford M Forrester of bottle rockets press.Stanford is an authority on the poetry of Kerouac, whose centenary we are celebrating in this podcast. He will take you through some of his favourite Kerouac haikus and along the way you'll get great insight and some tips for writing super haikus. Do join us and tell us what you think.


7 Mar 2022