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Neal Cassady 1945-Cassady was the model for the character Dean Moriarty in Kerouac's On the Road, and the character "Cody Pomeray" in many of Kerouac's other novels. In the surviving first draft of On the Road, which Kerouac typed on a 120-foot roll of paper specially constructed for that purpose, the story's protagonist's name remains "Neal Cassady". However, in Kerouac's final edition of On The Road, Cassady's character is known as "Dean Moriarty".

Neal Cassady, Neal Leon Cassady was a major figure of the Beat Generation of the and the psychedelic and counterculture movements of the Wikipedia

Jack Kerouac high school photo

Jack Kerouac, Horace Mann High School "Jean-Louis "Jack" Kerouac was an American novelist and poet. He is considered a literary iconoclast and, alongside William S. Burroughs and Allen Ginsberg, a pioneer of the Beat Generation.

Burroughs and Kerouac

Burroughs & Jack Kerouac, photographed by Allen Ginsberg in his East Village living room

Neal Leon Cassady (February 8, 1926 – February 4, 1968) was a major figure of the Beat Generation of the 1950s and the psychedelic movement of the 1960s. He served as the model for the character Dean Moriarty in Jack Kerouac's novel On the Road.

Neal Leon Cassady (February 1926 – February was a major figure of the Beat Generation of the and the psychedelic movement of the He served as the model for the character Dean Moriarty in Jack Kerouac's novel On the Road.

Jack Kerouac - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Jack Kerouac’s Naval Reserve Enlistment Mugshot, 1943 A great writer and very much mis-understood and under appreciated.

KILL YOUR DARLINGS - based on this true news story about Lucien Carr who murdered lover David Kammerer - both part of the circle of the brilliant new poets/writers including Allan Ginsberg, William Burroughs and Jack Kerouac - STELLAR CAST - must see the movie!!!     Daniel Radcliffe has left Harry Potter behind, Dane DeHaan reigns as the boy king of actors and Ben Foster stuns as William Burroughs - Michael C Hall , Jack Huston and Elizabeth Olsen also star

Press clipping for the murder of David Kammerer, stabbed by Lucien Carr with a boy scout pocket knife in "I only watched him bury the glasses.

Jean-Paul Sartre was a French existentialist philosopher, playwright, novelist, screenwriter, political activist, biographer, and literary critic. He was one of the leading figures in 20th century French philosophy and Marxism, and was one of the key figures in the philosophy of existentialism. His work continues to influence fields such as Marxist philosophy, sociology, critical theory and literary studies.

Admittedly not the best looking chap, but one of the finest philosophers of all time.

ALDOUS HUXLEY. THE HOKEY POKEY MAN AND AN INSANE HAWKER OF FISH BY CONNIE DURAND. AVAILABLE ON AMAZON KINDLE

Actually, a pretty good looking man. look at that angular jaw! July 1894 - Aldous Huxley an English writer known for his novel 'Brave New World' is born in Surrey, England.

Herman Rorschach: Inventor of arguably the most infamous projective test in clinical psychology; tragically died young; total babe. Brad Pitt in a former life?

Hermann Rorschach 1884 – 1922 Swiss psychiatrist and psychoanalyst, who developed the Rorschach inkblot test designed to reflect unconscious parts of the personality that "project" onto the stimuli.

Jack Kerouac (1922 - 1969) Important figure of the Beat generation, wrote "On the Road"

Jack Kerouac - Important figure of the Beat generation, wrote "On the Road"

Herbert Huncke

Herbert Huncke, the street junkie beat muse. Huncke was immortalized in Kerouac's "On the Road" as the character Elmer Hassel. He lived to be 81 (b.

A. Chekhov

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov was a Russian physician, dramatist and author who is considered to be among the greatest writers in history. Sidebar: he was also kinda hot

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