Herbert Huncke

  • News

    November 13, 2013

    The Shaman Will See You Now

    New York's most radical rehab counselor is still standing after a duel with the DEA

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2010

    William Burroughs Got His First Morphine Hit from This Guy

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. September 21, 1967, Vol. XII, No. 49 Huncke the Juncke: Godfather to Naked Lunch By Don McNeill My phone rang on a hot morning in July a year ago and it as Allen Ginsberg. "Do you know Herbert Huncke?" Ginsberg asked. "Have you ever m ... More >>

  • NYC Life

    July 10, 2007

    Down at the Chelsea

    Not everyone at the storied hotel is a legend: stories from some of the Chelsea's lesser-known residents

  • Books

    November 7, 2006

    The Beat Root

    Chronicling the adventures of Beat seeker Allen Ginsberg