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DIONYSIAN: WINE,FRENZY & the TORTURED AESTHETIC

In more recent years, even those who admire  Jack Kerouac’s “On the Road” , realize the book  challenges traditional values.For example, observers compare the Greek gods Apollo and Dionysus. In the same manner the  wily economic behavior of modern Greeks … Continue reading

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LISTENING TO THE BACK BEAT

” …and, escorted by two police cars, the group drove to a ball park on the corner of Army Street and Portero Avenue, where they played a game against the Bank of California ‘Nuggets’, to prove to the squares that … Continue reading

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DEAD MEN TALKING: IN MOURNING FOR SQUARESVILLE

“June 22 saw the publication of the second installment of Life and Loves Among the Beatniks. Allen Brown quotes freely from Norman Podhoretz and Herbert Gold. He describes the day of a typical beatnik as waking late in the morning … Continue reading

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