On William S. Burroughs 103rd Birthday
William S. Burroughs would’ve been 103 today.
When David Bowie Met William S. Burroughs
The artist and his influences.
Remembering Eileen Kaufman
by John Geluardi Poet, musician, editor and journalist Eileen Kaufman died last month in Richmond, California where she had lived for the past five years. Kaufman led an interesting and varied life that included a career in the Navy during World War II, working as a car saleswoman and a rock and roll journalist. But […]
Remembering Carolyn, by David Amram
Carolyn was one of the people who made everyone she knew try harder, think more, say less and appreciate the beauty that surrounds us all every day. While she was as strong a person as anyone any of us ever knew, she still remained so sensitive, often fragile and always loving. And she shared that […]
In Memoriam: Carolyn Cassady 1923-2013
She was born Carolyn Robinson on April 23, 1923 in Lansing, Michigan the youngest of five. The family moved to Nashville, Tennessee when she was nine. Later in life, after her husband Neal passed away and her children were grown, Carolyn made her home in England. She’d often recount the tale of how ever since […]
Rest in Peace, Ray Manzarek
Ray Manzarek, best known as the innovative keyboardist for The Doors, died Monday, May 20th, after a long battle with cancer. He was 74. Manzarek and Jim Morrison formed The Doors in 1965, later recruiting John Densmore (drums) and Robby Krieger (guitar). Manzarek’s Vox Continental keyboard arrangements epitomized The Doors’ sound, setting the band apart […]