June 3, 2012

Angelheaded hipster.

Image + really great NYTimes article
I can't even tell you when my love affair with Allen Ginsberg began, junior high maybe, when I first discovered the Beats. Kerouac, Burroughs...their brilliance and beauty and brazen phrases overwhelmed me. America opened my eyes. Howl carved out my heart and ate it for breakfast. I'm with you in Rockland, Carl Solomon! I'm there! I cursed Moloch for a year, swore everything was holy! holy! holy!, ached for those great minds of a generation destroyed by madness... 

"who passed through universities with radiant cool eyes
hallucinating Arkansas & Blake-light tragedy
among the scholars of war
who were expelled from the academies for crazy &
publishing obscene odes on the windows of the

Happy birthday Allen Ginsberg.
Listen to his reading of Howl here, parts 1 / 2 / 3


  1. DUDE stop! I AM IN LOVE with your new layout and theme, girlfriend. Wow. The colors, the floral (obviously), the way you did your buttons, EVERYTHANG. You rock hardcore. Now I have a question for YOU. How in the world do I get those "similar to" blog post pics at the bottom of each post? Love you Jesca.

    1. Bahaha thank you thank you! I spent so much time in front of the computer yesterday my eyeballs basically melted out of their sockets, but it was worth it. And I'll email you the link to the tutorial I used (:


You're so sweet (: Thanks friend!


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