Lawrence Ferlinghetti

  • Voice Choices

    June 4, 2014


    Frank O’Hara's masterwork turns 50

  • Film

    October 30, 2013
  • Blogs

    January 18, 2011

    John Ross, 1938-2011, Beat Poet, Revolutionary Journalist

    ​ John Ross -- beat-era poet and revolution-championing journalist -- died this week in Mexico of liver cancer. He was 72 --- or was it 73? The Associated Press says the former, Counterpunch's Frank Bardacke, another veteran of the Bay Area left, says the latter. Whatever, the age matters less ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2010

    Jail Time for Selling R. Crumb Comics!

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. November 5, 1970, Vol. XV, No. 45 Bookshop Bust: Convicted for Selling Zap By Jack Newfield Last year an undercover policeman from the Morals Squad walked into the New Yorker Bookshop on West 89th Street and asked for a copy of R. Crum ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    October 13, 2010


    The renegade poet and publisher still howls

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2010

    Clip Job: A Gathering of the Tribes in SF

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. January 19, 1967, Vol. XII, No. 14 Scenes By Howard Smith I received two air mail special letters and one phone call from three different San Francisco friends who wanted to tell me about an event that became what all three described ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2010

    Clip Job: Ferlinghetti Gets Introspective

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. October 20, 1966, Vol. XII, No. 1 Ferlinghetti: No Place To Go But In-Dia By Ross Wetzsteon Last Saturday night, at the midnight performance, Fug drummer Ken Weaver suddenly spotted a long-absent face in the front row, jumped up, lea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2008

    Lawrence Ferlinghetti Hits the Village

    Lawrence Ferlinghetti gave a poetry reading at the Living Theatre last Monday night.

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2008

    Kenneth Rexroth on the Beat Generation

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. April 23, 1958, Vol. III, No. 26 Beat Generation? The other day Kenneth Rexroth, in town for some jazz-poetry readings at a local bar, dropped by these offices for a chat. Urged to commit his remarks to paper, he said he would write The Voi ... More >>

  • Art

    August 28, 2007
  • Film

    February 6, 2007

    Peter Whitehead Was There

    From the beat poetry slam to Pink Floy'd coming-out party, filmmaker never missed a '60s happening

  • Books

    November 7, 2006

    The Beat Root

    Chronicling the adventures of Beat seeker Allen Ginsberg

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2006

    Rallies Today: World Can't Wait--for What?

    Call them the popular front to's dogged efforts to defeat Republicans at the ballot box this November. Today the anti-Bush campaign World Can't Wait is pledging to bring legions of fellow Bush foes to the streets here in New York and in cities across the country, in a collective manife ... More >>

  • Film

    May 25, 2004

    The Buried Life

    Notes on a dirty old man: The patron saint of literary nihilism gets the celebrity treatment

  • Columns

    April 20, 2004
  • NYC Life

    December 2, 2003
  • NYC Life

    October 5, 1999

    Poetry Project

    'Ginsberg and Friends' at Sotheby's

  • Film

    August 24, 1999
  • News

    August 4, 1998