San Francisco Beat poet: Kenneth Rexroth’s complete columns for the San Francisco Examiner, from Ken Knabb of the Bureau of Public Secrets

From Ken Knabb of the Bureau of Public Secrets In January 1960 the San Francisco Examiner (a Hearst newspaper) offered Kenneth Rexroth a job writing a weekly column. He accepted. By May 1961 the column had proved popular enough that he was asked to do two and sometimes even three per week. The association was […]

Bush Shoe Thrower Beaten by Security

Muntazer al-Zaidi, the now notorious reporter who threw his shoes at Bush during a news conference has not only found fame in among many Arabs, but has also found a beat down.  Who knows what type of “American” dictated laws were broken, but one thing is for sure, Al-Zaidi’s face was almost broken.  Sources say […]