Lunch Break Early Morning Screening #1: “Pull My Daisy”

Pull My Daisy (1959) is a short film that typifies the Beat Generation. Directed by Robert Frank and Alfred Leslie, Daisy was adapted by Jack Kerouac from the third act of his play, Beat Generation; Kerouac also provided improvised narration. It starred poets Allen Ginsberg, Peter Orlovsky and Gregory Corso, artists Larry Rivers (Milo) and Alice Neel (bishop's mother), musician David Amram, actors Richard Bellamy (Bishop) and Delphine Seyrig (Milo's wife), dancer[1] Sally Gross (bishop's sister), and Pablo Frank, Robert Frank's then-young son.… Continue reading Lunch Break Early Morning Screening #1: “Pull My Daisy”

Kittens do not belong in Microwaves (and some other Saturday thoughts)

(An Entry without a number or even a letter in the series, Wanderings of a writer in the digital age) On Summer Music Gatherings… So it's a nice summer night. Sitting in lawn chair after what just happened last hour and I’m happy. So my hometown really knows how to set the mood. So they're… Continue reading Kittens do not belong in Microwaves (and some other Saturday thoughts)

Wanderings of a writer in the digital age (A NUMBER IN A SERIES GREATER THAN !)

Writer's note: (minimal editing because of space/time constants) It's been a really long couple weeks. I laugh when I think about that because I should type the truth. It's been more like  a long seven years since this whole adventure just happened. On days like this I can feel it. I'm really pushing myself harder than… Continue reading Wanderings of a writer in the digital age (A NUMBER IN A SERIES GREATER THAN !)