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<em>On the Road</em> at Cannes

On the Road at Cannes

As you read this, airplanes from around the globe are descending on France with hundreds of people poised to attend The 65th Annual Cannes Film Festival. Some of those people are Walter Salles, Sam Riley, Kristen Stewart, Garrett Hedlund and many other members of the cast and production team from On the Road. Talk about […]

Big Sur Set – “Base Camp”, Part 2

Big Sur Set – “Base Camp”, Part 2

After filming the Kerouac hitchhiking scene along Highway 1 near Bixby Canyon, I was invited to join the cast and crew for a late lunch around 2pm. Shuttle buses and cars caravanned 30-40 people back to Bixby Canyon Bridge and then deep into Bixby Canyon itself. I was in a car with three of the […]

<em>Big Sur</em> Set – “Base Camp”, Part 2

Big Sur Set – “Base Camp”, Part 2

After filming the Kerouac hitchhiking scene along Highway 1 near Bixby Canyon, I was invited to join the cast and crew for a late lunch around 2pm. Shuttle buses and cars caravanned 30-40 people back to Bixby Canyon Bridge and then deep into Bixby Canyon itself. I was in a car with three of the […]

First look at Kill Your Darlings

First look at Kill Your Darlings

In 1944, nascent writers Jack Kerouac and William S. Burroughs were arrested as material witnesses in the murder of David Kammerer by Lucien Carr, their close friend and early leader of the intellectual circle which would become the Beat Generation. This event had life-altering consequences for both. Kerouac, unable to secure bail money from his […]

First look at <em>Kill Your Darlings</em>

First look at Kill Your Darlings

In 1944, nascent writers Jack Kerouac and William S. Burroughs were arrested as material witnesses in the murder of David Kammerer by Lucien Carr, their close friend and early leader of the intellectual circle which would become the Beat Generation. This event had life-altering consequences for both. Kerouac, unable to secure bail money from his […]

Video from Jack Kerouac’s 90th Birthday

by Jerry Cimino So many people who love Kerouac and his works wanted to join in our 90th Birthday celebration, that we decided to hold it over a span of two days. On Sunday, March 11th, Al Hinkle (Big Ed Dunkel from On the Road) and John Allen Cassady (first person in the history of […]

Official On the Road Movie Poster Released

Official On the Road Movie Poster Released

The Facebook page for Walter Salles’ film adaptation of On the Road debuted the official movie poster today: If you’re anticipating the film’s release as eagerly as we are, then you might recognize the photo—a view of the ’49 Hudson rumbling off into the desert, a cloud of dust at its rear—from last year’s Cannes […]

Official <em>On the Road</em> Movie Poster Released

Official On the Road Movie Poster Released

The Facebook page for Walter Salles’ film adaptation of On the Road debuted the official movie poster today: If you’re anticipating the film’s release as eagerly as we are, then you might recognize the photo—a view of the ’49 Hudson rumbling off into the desert, a cloud of dust at its rear—from last year’s Cannes […]

Katy Perry:  ‘Firework’ inspired by Jack Kerouac’s On the Road

Katy Perry: ‘Firework’ inspired by Jack Kerouac’s On the Road

by Jerry Cimino Katy Perry was not unknown to us here at The Beat Museum – after all, for a while she was married to Russell Brand, who in 2007 participated in a cross-country road trip commemorating On the Road‘s 50th Anniversary. At the end of the journey, Russell did a live performance about Kerouac […]

Katy Perry:  ‘Firework’ inspired by Jack Kerouac’s <em>On the Road</em>

Katy Perry: ‘Firework’ inspired by Jack Kerouac’s On the Road

by Jerry Cimino Katy Perry was not unknown to us here at The Beat Museum – after all, for a while she was married to Russell Brand, who in 2007 participated in a cross-country road trip commemorating On the Road‘s 50th Anniversary. At the end of the journey, Russell did a live performance about Kerouac […]

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