Saturday, December 15, 2012

Beat Kitsch (A Brief Interlude)

Every so often we here at the Allen Ginsberg Project veer a little off track, and, just for the goof (sic), dabble in a little Beatnik sociology. For earlier examples of this indulgence see here, here and here. So we couldn't resist the photo above. 

And here's a few more "crazy" photos, while we're at it (culled from the web):

[1959, Venice, California, Contestants for "Miss Beatnik of 1959" Competition]

[Kids' Themed Beatnik Party c. 196o's]

[ "Beatnik Horror" - Stuart Sutcliffe's "pad" (with John Lennon with back to the camera), Gambier Terrace, Liverpool, 1960 - featured in Sunday Mirror exposé] 

 [Beatnik Jam - can you dig the rhythm? - You know you can!] 

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