Found this digging through my old comics. “Generation X vs. The Beat Generation” by Jim Mahfood (Generation X Underground Special #1, 1998)

Found this digging through my old comics. “Generation X vs. The Beat Generation” by Jim Mahfood (Generation X Underground Special #1, 1998)

Source: “Cool Cats Don’t Dig The Squares” by Harry T. Moore (A Review of Lawrence Lipton’s The Holy Barbarians), New York Times, 5/24/1959

Source: “Cool Cats Don’t Dig The Squares” by Harry T. Moore (A Review of Lawrence Lipton’s The Holy Barbarians), New York Times, 5/24/1959

"I had the feeling that all over America such stupid arguments were taking place on street corners and in bars and restaurants. All over America, people were pulling credentials out of their pockets and sticking them under someone else’s nose to prove they had been somewhere or done something. And I thought some day everyone in America will suddenly jump up and say “I don’t take any shit!” and start pushing and cursing and clawing at the man next to him."


Jack Kerouac and William S. Burroughs, And The Hippos Were Boiled In Their Tanks