Van der Leun Channels Ginsberg.

My favorite passage:

who passed gas and on into universities with radiant cool eyes hallucinating President Al Gore and Vice-President Noam Chomsky envisioning world peace among the masters of war and stayed on and stayed on and stayed on sucking off the great teat of academe in upaid student loans and over-paid professorial positions the better to molest the minds of children for decades with every third year off for bad behavior,

I told a Brazilian fan of Ginsberg (and Chomsky) who went by the handle “Tupiniquim” quite a while back that I didn’t read the man’s stuff. One reason (aside from his political bent) is his style. “Howl” is irritating to read just for that, but I’ve got to admit, Van Der Leun’s paean(?) is entertaining!

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