Peter Orlovsky

  • 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 >>

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2009

    Clip Job: Subvert the Establishment!

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesFebruary 11, 1965, Vol. X, No. 17Movie JournalBy Jonas MekasSome people tell us: stay away from the Establishment; the Establishment will swallow you; you'll become the new Establishment.But I reason this way: There is a great beauty in Brakha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 26, 2009

    Clip Job: Ginsberg and Orlovsky -- Legalize Pot!

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesDecember 31, 1964, Vol. X, No. 11Pickets for Pot Push LegalizationBy Mary Perot NicholsIn a light drizzle on a gloomy last Sunday, a dedicated picket line marched in front of the City Department of Welfare's headquarters on the east side of To ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2009

    Clip Job: Ginsberg, Other Writers and Artists Bemoan "Licensing"

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesMarch 26, 1964, Vol. IX, No. 23City Puts Bomb Under Off-Beat Culture SceneBy Stephanie Gervis HarringtonThe current zeal of the City's Department of Licenses for the strict enforcement of licensing regulations against small avant-garde creative v ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2009

    Hipster Dispatch: The Timbuctoo Scene

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. March 29, 1962, Vol. VII, No. 23 The Timbuctoo Scene Dear Sir: Well, I have made the Timbuctoo, Timbuktu, Timbukou, Tombouctou SCENE. I left a copy of The Village Voice pasted on the wall of my pad there. I rented a pad -- a whole house -- ... More >>

  • Film

    November 5, 2008
  • Books

    November 7, 2006

    The Beat Root

    Chronicling the adventures of Beat seeker Allen Ginsberg

  • Film

    October 31, 2006
  • Books

    May 25, 2004

    Beat Happening

    Adrift in the valley of lost men, or Ph'nglui mglw'nath Jack Kerouac wagn'nagl fhtagn

  • Music

    December 4, 2001

    Outer Children

    The Moldy Peaches Slip You a Roofie

  • Music

    June 5, 2001

    East Village Buddha

    Elodie Lauten Frames Allen Ginsberg in Satie-esque Calm

  • Film

    August 24, 1999
  • Film

    September 29, 1998