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2010-05-05 13:07:00

WASHINGTON, May 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Compelling photography by 20th-century American poet Allen Ginsberg (1926-1997) of himself and his fellow Beat generation writers--including William S.

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2009-03-27 09:28:00

U.S. actor Jon Hamm is set to play defense attorney Jake Ehrlich in the upcoming film Howl, Variety.com said. The movie, which is shooting in New York, is about the obscenity trial sparked by Allen Ginsberg's famous poem.

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2009-02-20 11:38:19

A film about the obscenity trial over Allen Ginsberg's 1955 poem Howl is set to start shooting in New York next month with James Franco as its star. Variety.com said the independent film production company Werk Works is producing and fully financing the movie, which is being produced and directed by Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman based on their own screenplay.

2008-09-09 12:00:22

Hollywood actor James Franco reportedly is set to play iconic Beat poet Allen Ginsberg in the bio-picture "Howl." The Hollywood Reporter said David Strathairn, Alan Alda, Jeff Daniels, Mary-Louise Parker and Paul Rudd are also attached to the 1950s-era project, which will mark the narrative writing, producing and directing debut of documentarians Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman.

2008-08-07 21:00:19

By Dan Craft Opening for Stone Temple Pilots Wednesday night at the U.S. Cellular Coliseum are San Francisco-spawned alt-rockers Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, better known to their minions as BRMC.

2006-01-15 12:24:48

By Philipp Gollner SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The Beat Museum, a tribute to the literary generation that helped inspire the 1960s counterculture, has opened in the San Francisco neighborhood where the movement took off 50 years ago.

2005-11-16 22:09:29

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Joan Didion won the National Book Award for nonfiction on Wednesday for her memoir on the death of her husband and the life they spent together.


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