Jack Kerouac

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Lost Jack Kerouac Letter Found In Oakland Home, Will Be Put Up For Auction

When a letter credited with inspiring Jack Kerouac to create a new literary genre suddenly surfaced, no one was happier than an 86-year-old poet and playwright from New Jersey.

11/24/2014

Kate Bosworth & Michael Polish (credit: Chelsea Lauren/Getty Images)

Kate Bosworth, Husband Michael Polish Attend ‘Big Sur’ Premiere

The actress and husband Michael Polish spoke to CBSNews.com about their new film based on the classic Jack Kerouac novel…

10/29/2013

"Big Sur" Movie (credit: Ketchum Entertainment)

Jack Kerouac ‘Big Sur’ Movie Trailer Released

The official preview trailer for writer/director Michael Polish’s film “Big Sur,” based on the Jack Kerouac book of the same name has been released…

10/23/2013

Michael Polish & Kate Bosworth (credit: Paul A. Hebert/Getty Images)

Director of ‘Big Sur’ & Star Wed

Kate Bosworth & Michael Polish met on the set of “Big Sur” in 2011 shortly after the actress called it quits with Alexander Skarsgard…

09/02/2013

The Film Society Awards Night gala at the Westin St. Francis Hotel in Union Square on May 3, 2007 during the 50th San Francisco International Film Festival. (Tommy Lau, courtesy of San Francisco Film Society)

Community Corner: Films From San Francisco To Senegal At Annual Festival

San Francisco film buffs should clear their schedule for the next two weeks. It’s time for the 56th annual San Francisco International Film Festival coming up April 25th through May 9th.

04/21/2013

Tina Fey & Paul Rudd (credit: Focus Features)

Jan Wahl Movie Review: ‘Admission’ & ‘On The Road’

Jan Wahl reviews “On The Road”, an adaption of Jack Kerouac’s generation-defining novel starring Garrett Hedlund, Sam Riley & Kristen Stewart. Also “Admission”, a comedy starring Tina Fey & Paul Rudd…

03/22/2013

Scene from "Fruitvale" (credit: Sundance Film Festival)

Bay Area Featured In Film At The Sundance Film Festival

The Sundance Film Festival returns to Park City, Utah with some films featuring the Bay Area through Steve Jobs and a film depicting the events around Oscar Grant…

01/09/2013

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Good Question: What Was The Beat Generation All About?

A new generation of San Franciscan’s may not be aware of the role the city played in a social movement led by a group of people known as the beatniks.

09/06/2011

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Best San Francisco Beatnik Hangouts

Artists, poets, writers and musicians have been flocking to San Francisco’s North Beach neighborhood since Beat Generation writers like Allen Ginsberg and Jack Kerouac spilled their own creative juices here decades ago. They are the […]

03/29/2011

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