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Homage to Ginsberg

Boulder Graffiti: Allen Ginsberg

Allen Ginsberg

Allen Ginsberg was an American poet. He became a leading figure in the Beat Generation of poets and writers, traveled and lived in France, India, and England, was a Communist and anti-war protester, a Buddhist and a teacher.

History of “Howl”

Howl and Other poems, published by City Lights in San Francisco in 1956, with its supercharged rants, became the center of a free speech vs. obscenity controversy after its publisher, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, was arrested and put on trial.
Here’s the Wikipedia page on Howl and its history.

Parodies of Howl by Thomas Scoville
Roast the Net at SXSWi, 2010
The Conservative Movement in the U.S.
Yowl (On Yuppies)