There have been a lot of good movies out this summer, the new spiderman was amazing, go see it. But that’s not really what this post is about. This post is about the new movie “On the Road” based on Jack Kerouac’s famous book of the same name.
I haven’t read “On the Road” since early high school so I can’t really say how true to the book this movie looks. I can say however that it has inspired me to go back and look at the old beat poetry and prose and get really excited to see the film adaptation.
Because the only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones that never yawn or say commonplace things, but burn, burn, burn like fabulous yellow roman candles exploding like spiders across the stars…