"He didn’t want Daddy using newspaper to start the BBQ: ‘It’s not for fire, it’s for reading!’"
Submitted By: Amanda T.
Location: Ontario, Canada
A woman from the audience asks: ‘Why were there so few women among the Beat writers?’ and [Gregory] Corso, suddenly utterly serious, leans forward and says: “There were women, they were there, I knew them, their families put them in institutions, they were given electric shock. In the ’50s if you were male you could be a rebel, but if you were female your families had you locked up.
Nation-states are weird things. I often hear people argue that “Palestine isn’t even a country,” or that “it has never even existed,” as though the civilians in the region of the world commonly referred to as Palestine do not exist either. As if one’s existence is only valid when associated a national identity.
A Love: Bob Marley
Just saw the rocdoc Marley. Learned a great deal about him I didn’t know. It’s well done and I’d recommend it to anyone-fan of his or not.