Day: January 3, 1996

John Cassady Interview: Pat’s Story

Pat Gallagher writes:

I’d been at Caere for about four months when I went out for drinks with the after-work party crowd at the Black Watch, a dirty, sleazy, scummy little bar which is for some reason wildly popular with the local yuppies and college crowd. People were astonished to … Read the rest

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John Cassady Interview: Odds and Ends

Pat Gallagher went to Lowell recently, and took this photo of Jack Kerouac’s grave. She’d placed Neal’s two posthumous books, “The First Third” (his unfinished autobiography) and “Grace Beats Karma” (his letters from Prison) on the gravestone, and I found this reuniting of the two old friends, who’d died a … Read the rest

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John Cassady Interview


So what have you been up to lately? Where do you work, what do you do for fun, etc.?

Let’s start at the beginning. First, the Earth cooled …

No, we’ll skip to my birth in San Francisco, 9/9/51. By about age three we had settled in Los … Read the rest

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