Looking for a live crash course in Beat?

The Beat Museum is hosting the first ever Beatnik Shindig in San Francisco, the weekend of June 26-28. If I weren’t stuck in Mexico I’d be up there in a heartbeat. This promises to be the largest Beat gathering since the NYU event in 1995. In this interview Jerry Cimino, founder of the Beat Museum, reminds us Read More …

Welcome to The Vagabond Beat

Travel was always a part of me. As a kid I burned with desire to go “Over There,” just for kicks. I spent my sixteenth year in Japan–6,354 miles from home–and haven’t stopped traveling since. Drifting through unfamiliar places is as natural as breathing. And I can’t stop. “I’ve always wanted to get as far as Read More …