Offbeat, Irreverent, and DIY: The Poetry of Mass Transit


via Offbeat, Irreverent, and DIY: The Poetry of Mass Transit For many of us, the political protest, music, and fashion of the 1960s and 1970s are the most recognizable aspects of the countercultural revolution. But the literature of that era can provide a window into that movement’s values, its struggles, and the society it was … Continue reading Offbeat, Irreverent, and DIY: The Poetry of Mass Transit

Jeff Nuttall: Mind Bombs and Mimeographs


Nobody knows the future, but anyone who shits on The Establishment can say the worst is behind them.     Poet, publisher, teacher, painter... actor, musician, social commentator – Jeff Nuttall was a polymath and a pioneer, an anarchist sympathizer who grew up in the shadow of the atomic bomb, a jazz trumpeter who blew … Continue reading Jeff Nuttall: Mind Bombs and Mimeographs

Introduction: Who Owns the Words Owns the Writer

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Time speeds along the straights, slows at the corners, smashes through the gates. Unknown destinations broaden the mind. Brakes scream where they must. Under the Counterculture is a celebration of left-field thinking, mad ideas and strange truths from the underground - music, literature, art and philosophy, science, sex, drugs and technology -back-projected from the past, … Continue reading Introduction: Who Owns the Words Owns the Writer