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2011-06-20 17:08:00

NEW YORK, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pulsating with the rhythms of jazz, frenetic sex, illicit drugs, and the mystery and promise of the open road, On the Road defined what it meant to be "beat" and captured the impulses of a liberated underground America.

2008-07-01 06:00:31

By Mike Weatherford By now, you may have read too much about the genius of George Carlin and why we will miss him. Please indulge one more, Vegas-centric observation about the comedian who died a week ago today, because it also speaks to the often-sad state of entertainment here.

2006-07-27 12:04:17

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. author Jack Kerouac's classic work "On the Road" will be published in its unedited original scroll version next year, New York publisher Viking Press said on Thursday.

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.

2005-08-05 03:32:00

By Borys Kit LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - After a tortuous trek, Jack Kerouac's "On the Road" is coming to the big screen courtesy of Francis Ford Coppola and the Brazilian director of "The Motorcycle Diaries." Coppola's American Zoetrope production company has owned the film rights to the novel since 1979.

Word of the Day
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.