Films with Bay Area ties.
This 25-year-old play about Beats sticks too close to biography to be cool
The life and times of a dead Beat, in Visions of Kerouac
Since the '60s, the Ananda Church of Self-Realization has grown from a Northern California commune into a worldwide New Age empire. Its leader has grown fond of sex with young believers.
Gerald Nicosia has spent a decade challenging the disposition of Jack Kerouac's $20 million literary estate. Along the way, he's annoyed most of what remains of the beat generation.
As it approaches its centennial, the San Francisco-based Buddhist Churches of America finds itself weakened by Japanese-American assimilation, spiritual decline, and a nasty sexual harassment suit
Haight-Ashbury pioneer and Oracle editor Allen Cohen resurrects the Summer of Love with a CD-ROM