Everyone knows that Beat brothers Jack Kerouac and Neal Cassady loved the ladies, but few have heard the women’s stories.
“The women were often in the shadows in the Beat movement, which is a shame,” says Gerald Nicosia, co-author of “One and Only: The Untold Story of ‘On the Road,’” a book that expounds on the real life of Lu Anne Henderson, the basis for the character Marylou in Kerouac’s classic novel. Read More
More than 40 years after author Ken Kesey and his Merry Pranksters shot footage of their madcap and momentous psychedelic cross-country bus trip, writer-directors Alex Gibney and Alison Ellwood have crafted a documentary from the shelved film project, which Kesey and company abandoned due to technical issues (and the hampering effects of something in the orange juice). Read More