Blog Tools
Edit your Blog
Build a Blog
RSS Feed
View Profile
« November 2019 »
S M T W T F S
1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
You are not logged in. Log in
Entries by Topic
All topics
Art
Biography
cuisine
Fashion
Film
History
Journalism
Literature  «
Modern Culture
Poetry
Politics
Religion
Science
SciFi
Self Help
Sport
US History
Electric Bookaloo
July 30, 2009
Trout Fishing in America
Topic: Literature

Trout Fishing In America by Richard Brautigan. The following paragraph from the chapter "Trout Fishing In America Terrorists" which tells the story of 6th graders using chalk to write "Trout Fishing In America" on the backs of the entire 1st grade class.

 



 

 


Posted by damnintellectuals at 12:39 AM PDT
Permalink
July 25, 2009
1st Edition Desolation Angels
Topic: Literature

Finally managed to get a 1st edition of my favorite Kerouac novel, Desolation Angels. Kerouac's humor is often missed - surprisingly, Matt Dillon did a fantastic job with the audio version of On The Road, where he  captures Kerouac's joy and wit.

Fun times with Richard de Chili from Desolation Angels:



 


 

 

 


Posted by damnintellectuals at 8:04 PM PDT
Updated: July 25, 2009 9:07 PM PDT
Permalink
May 2, 2009
Farina
Topic: Literature

From Been Down So Long It Looks Like Up To Me by Richard Farina. The guy certainly knew how to set a scene. He was also a succesful folk musician.


Posted by damnintellectuals at 10:51 PM PDT
Updated: May 10, 2009 6:37 PM PDT
Permalink
October 30, 2008
D'Ambrosio
Topic: Literature

From Screenwriter, a short story that can be found in The Dead Fish Museum. Screenwriter is set inside a sanitarium. D'Ambrosio has just about finished his first novel and is currently doing time in Iowa. 


 

 


Posted by damnintellectuals at 11:41 AM PDT
Permalink
October 5, 2008
Meat in time of desperation.
Topic: Literature

From Ask The Dust by John Fante:


 

 


Posted by damnintellectuals at 10:10 PM PDT
Updated: October 5, 2008 10:17 PM PDT
Permalink
August 21, 2008
Barney's Version
Topic: Literature

From Mordecai Richler's masterpiece, Barney's Version -


 


 

 

 


Posted by damnintellectuals at 10:42 AM PDT
Permalink
August 20, 2008
Day of The Locust
Topic: Literature

Day of The Locust is regarded as one of the greatest Hollywood novels.


 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Posted by damnintellectuals at 12:23 PM PDT
Updated: August 20, 2008 12:30 PM PDT
Permalink
August 11, 2008
Good Blonde
Topic: Literature

Kerouac's Good Blonde, where he hitchhikes a ride from, you guessed it, a "good blonde". From 1965 Playboy, with accompanying painting by Roy Schnackenberg.

 

 

 


Posted by damnintellectuals at 12:22 AM PDT
Updated: August 11, 2008 12:28 AM PDT
Permalink
July 23, 2008
The 42nd Parallel by John Dos Passos
Topic: Literature

 


Posted by damnintellectuals at 5:10 PM PDT
Updated: July 23, 2008 5:20 PM PDT
Permalink
May 18, 2008
Playboy 1959
Topic: Literature

Kerouac's Origin of the Beat Generation.


Posted by damnintellectuals at 10:40 AM PDT
Updated: May 18, 2008 10:43 AM PDT
Permalink

Newer | Latest | Older