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Sure, there’s a lot of weird shit on the Internet, but there’s also a lot of really fantastic reading accessible to you.  This week, two excellent works involving Columbia have been put on Longreads’ Top 5 Longreads of the Week.  First, Columbia Magazine put out a fascinating story about Lucien Carr, the man who essentially brought […]

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The “Beat Memories: The Photographs of Allen Ginsberg” collection, currently on display at NYU’s Grey Art Gallery, is, to say enough, engaging. There’s certainly something subtly exciting about seeing a young William S. Burroughs with a young Jack Kerouac, but it suggests that excitement is better attributed to the subjects’ proto-celebrity rather than quality of […]

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As we mentioned earlier, Daniel Radcliffe was on campus today for Kill Your Darlings. He drew a crowd, whose general reaction was, “Wow, he sure is short.” Still can’t play Harry Potter, though. Kill Your Darlings, which is going to be about the Beats, features Radcliffe as a young Ginsberg. There’ll be murder and disillusion. There’ll be […]

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Tipster informs us that, after days of speculation, Daniel Radcliffe is on College Walk RIGHT NOW filming Kill Your Darlings, where he plays Allen Ginsberg.  Run out and see him, kids! Photo courtesy of Brian Wu, SEAS ’15

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