The VICE Guide to Right Now
The Legendary Letter that Inspired Kerouac to Write 'On the Road' Is Going Up for Auction
The 40,000-word letter by Neal Cassady is said to have inspired Kerouac to adopt his electric, spontaneous style was believed to have been lost forever.
Ken Kesey's Son Is Planning a Sequel to His Dad's Legendary, Acid-Fueled Bus Trip
In 1964 Ken Kesey piled into a multicolored school bus with his friends and singlehandedly kickstarted the hippie movement. Now, Kesey's son, Zane, is turning to the internet to Kickstart a new bus trip.
Remembering My Friend Carolyn Cassady, Late Queen of the Beat Poets
Carolyn, who died last Friday, September 20th at the age of 90, loved throwing rocks at the Beat industry from the sidelines. She was an arch Anglophile, who was the widow of the man who inspired <i>On the Road</i> and Allen Ginsberg’s early poetry...
Cleaning Out Sheds with the Merry Pranksters' Ken Babbs
Time has been good to Babbs. At 73, he still bursts with energy and ideas even if he no longer looks like the spry, DayGlo weirdo from Tom Wolfe's legendary book.