Kerouac

Kerouac is worth the read…

“The only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones who never yawn or say a commonplace thing, but burn…”

https://youtu.be/UyktuCjOisc?list=RDUyktuCjOisc
Jack Kerouac – Blues and Haikus

“Live, travel, adventure, bless, and don’t be sorry.”

https://youtu.be/lsrOG0fXfPI?list=RDUyktuCjOisc
Jack Kerouac – When a Woman Loves a Man

“I saw that my life was a vast glowing empty page and I could do anything I wanted.”

https://youtu.be/AmOmAogOd2A?list=RDUyktuCjOisc
Jack Kerouac on Charlie Parker

“Practice kindness all day to everybody and you will realize you’re already in heaven now.”
— Jack Kerouac

https://youtu.be/Trw-Vvsn_nw
Jack Kerouac, King of the Beats (1985)
– Complete Documentary

“There was nowhere to go but everywhere, so just keep on rolling under the stars.”
— Jack Kerouac

https://youtu.be/5ZlnfhIfIbk
Burroughs on Kerouac

“All human beings are also dream beings. Dreaming ties all mankind together.”
— Jack Kerouac

https://youtu.be/_12rctV5Z84?list=PLFey1YrjP-FemIDp3Sa-Qc4yDRnUOQEfP
Pull My Daisy – 1959 (Sub Ita) [Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, Gregory Corso]

“I was surprised, as always, be how easy the act of leaving was, and how good it felt. The world was suddenly rich with possibility.”
— Jack Kerouac

https://youtu.be/BYgv7ur8ipg
Firing Line with William F. Buckley Jr.: The Hippies
Guests: Lewis Yablonsky, Ed Sanders, Jack Kerouac

“One day I will find the right words, and they will be simple.”
— Jack Kerouac

https://youtu.be/NZ8HTu_MOMA
Bob Dylan & Allen Ginsberg Visiting Jack Kerouac’s Grave (Lowell, MA., 1975)

“The Beat Generation, that was a vision that we had, John Clellon Holmes and I, and Allen Ginsberg in an even wilder way, in the late forties, of a generation of crazy, illuminated hipsters suddenly rising and roaming America, serious, bumming and hitchhiking everywhere, ragged, beatific, beautiful in an ugly graceful new way.”
— Jack Kerouac

https://youtu.be/omuC-rLosQI?list=RDMM
Suffer to Sing The Blues · David Bromberg
The Best Of David Bromberg ℗ 1977

“I hope it is true that a man can die and yet not only live in others but give them life, and not only life, but that great consciousness of life.”
— Jack Kerouac

Portrait of author Jack Kerouac.

Jack Kerouac , American novelist and spokesman for the "Beat" generation. Undated photograph.

Jack Kerouac, , American novelist and spokesman for the "Beat" generation is shown in this head and shoulders photograph.

Jack Kerouac makes a funny face while walking through the Lower East Side along East 7th Street, past a statue of Samuel Cox in Tompkins Square.

American author and poet Jack Kerouac types a poem at the apartment of photographer McDarrah and his soon-to-be wife, Gloria , New York, New York,...

Jack Kerouac waits for a ferry at a dock in Staten Island.

Beat poet Jack Kerouac smokes a cigarette on an apartment's fire escape in the Lower East Side.

Jack Kerouac looking out apartment window in New York City in 1953; text written by Allen Ginsberg.

American author and poet Jack Kerouac contemplates a poem at the apartment of photographer McDarrah and his soon-to-be wife, Gloria, New York, New...

American author and poet Jack Kerouac contemplates a poem at the apartment of photographer McDarrah and his soon-to-be wife, Gloria, New York, New...

William Burroughs & Jack Kerouac - NYC Fall 1953; "But Jack I've told you over and over, if you continue your present pattern of living with your...

Students, writers, and friends Hal Chase, Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, and William S. Burroughs enjoy each other's company in Morningside Heights,...

American writers Jack Kerouac and Lew Welch sit around a low table as they collaborate on a poem, which is typed by Gloria Schoffel in the apartment...

American author and poet Jack Kerouac in the apartment of photographer McDarrah and his soon-to-be wife, Gloria , New York, New York, December 10,...

Poets Peter Orlovsky and Jack Kerouac pose in swim trunks, converted boxer shorts, as William S. Burroughs takes a nap fully clothed on a beach in...

Original caption by Allen Ginsberg: Bill and Jack locked in mortal combat with Moroccan dagger & broomstick club on the couch. 206 East 7th Street,...

American writers Jack Kerouac and Lew Welch sit around a low table as they collaborate on a poem, which is typed by Gloria Schoffel in the apartment...

American author Jack Kerouac gestures expansively as he reads poetry at the Artist's Studio , New York, New York, February 15, 1959.

Jack Kerouac wandering Lower East Side in fall 1953, a young, handsome, intelligent man looking into storefront near Avenue A corner; text written by...

American author and poet Jack Kerouac contemplates a poem at the apartment of photographer McDarrah and his soon-to-be wife, Gloria, New York, New...

American author and poet Jack Kerouac contemplates a poem at the apartment of photographer McDarrah and his soon-to-be wife, Gloria, New York, New...

American author and poet Jack Kerouac contemplates a poem at the apartmen of photographer McDarrah and his soon-to-be wife, Gloria, New York, New...

Jack Kerouac looks tired and sad while visiting Allen Ginsberg's apartment for the last time.

American author and poet Jack Kerouac contemplates a poem at the apartment of photographer McDarrah and his soon-to-be wife, Gloria, New York, New...

American writers Jack Kerouac makes a suggestion to Gloria Schoffel in the apartment of her and her soon-to-be husband, photographer McDarrah, New...

Writer Jack Kerouacjams with the band at The Artist's Club New year's Eve Party on December 31, 1958 in New York City, New York.

American author and poet Jack Kerouac contemplates a poem at the apartment of photographer McDarrah and his soon-to-be wife, Gloria , New York, New...

Clockwise from top left: Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, Peter Orlovsky, his brother Lafcadio Orlovsky, and Gregory Corso on vacation in Mexico City,...

American Beat writer Jack Kerouac leans closer to a radio to hear himself on a broadcast, 1959.

American musician, composer, and conductor David Amram and author Jack Kerouac talk together at the Hansa Gallery , New York, New York, March 16,...

American author and poet Jack Kerouac contemplates a poem at the apartment of photographer McDarrah and his soon-to-be wife, Gloria , New York, New...

American writers Jack Kerouac and Lew Welch sit around a low table as they collaborate on a poem, which is typed by Gloria Schoffel in the apartment...

American writers Jack Kerouac and Lew Welch sit around a low table as they collaborate on a poem, which is typed by Gloria Schoffel in the apartment...

American musician, composer, and conductor David Amram and authors Allen Ginsberg and Jack Kerouac talk together at the Hansa Gallery , New York, New...

Neal Cassady, who was the basis for the hero of Jack Kerouac's On the Road, Dean Moriarty, and later one of the Merry Pranksters, flips a...

Neal Cassady, who was the basis for the hero of Jack Kerouac's On the Road, Dean Moriarty, and later one of the Merry Pranksters, flips a...

Visitors view an exhibit with a thirty-six foot section of scroll which contains the origianl manuscript of Jack Kerouac's famous beat generation...

Jack Kerouac and Lucien Carr on the Columbia University Campus, New York, New York

Visitor views an exhibit with a thirty-six foot section of scroll which contains the origianl manuscript of Jack Kerouac's famous beat generation...

American Beat writer Jack Kerouac holds a cup of tea as he stands near a crowded table at a Chinese restaurant, New York, New York, 1959.

Jack Kerouac looks out the fire escape window of Allen Ginsberg's East Seventh Street apartment in New York City.

Jack Kerouac walking near Avenue B in New York City in September 1953; text written by Allen Ginsberg.

American beat writers Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg read a book together, 1959. Kerouac holds a cigarette in one hand.

Neal Cassady, the inspiration for Dean Moriarty in Jack Kerouac's novel On the Road, cruises the streets with a female friend.

Jack Kerouac Smiling on Beach

American author Jack Kerouac gestures expansively as he reads poetry at the Artist's Studio , New York, New York, February 15, 1959.

Jack Kerouac visits Allen Ginsberg's apartment for the last time.

American novelist and poet Jack Kerouac in Villa Muneria in Tangier, Morocco, late 1957. The handwritten text at the bottom of the image is by Allen...

Portrait of Neal Cassidy, famous for his involvement with the Merry Pranksters and Jack Kerouac. California, October 1966.

American author Jack Kerouac holds a doll as he leaves the Artist's Club after a New Year's Eve party, New York, New York, January 1, 1959. Mostly...

American writers Jack Kerouac , Albert Saijo , and Lew Welch sit around a low table as they collaborate on a poem, which is typed by Gloria Schoffel...

American writers Albert Saijo , Jack Kerouac , and Lew Welch sit with soon-to-be married couple Gloria Schoffel and photographer Fred McDarrah at a...

Hardback copy of the 50th-anniversary edition of Jack Kerouac's " On The Road" sits on the shelves at Borders Books in New York 20 August 2007. Based...

American writers and other creative artists of the so-called 'Beat generation' attend a party for the film 'Pull My Daisy' at the director Alfred...

Group of avant garde American creative artists, known in part as the Beats, gather around a table at a restaurant, they are painter and musician...

Framed photograph of a nude Allen Ginsberg is displayed on a wall at City Lights Bookstore in San Francisco, California. Ginsberg, alongside William...

‘Pull My Daisy’ Cast PartyPeople: Jack Kerouac, Alice Neel, Gregory CorsoSimilar imagesSave

Swiss-born American photographer and film director Robert Frank sits with head on hand and American Beat poet Jack Kerouac kneels next to him as they...

Neal Cassady, the inspiration for the Dean Moriarty character in Jack Kerouac's novel On the Road, smokes a cigarette while wearing his first suit...

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