The Beat in music! Audio.
If you like this NPR program then defiantly, defiantly... Daniel Coffeen’s blog is much more expansive on the topic of the Beats, and often without many words. Coffeen has a way of shattering paradigms with short simple paragraphs. This should not be a surprise given that he has his doctorate in the rhetorical arts. Dr. Coffeen knows how to make words go!
Coffeen on the Beat:
Grammar, Burroughs, and Making New Sense
Where is our avant-garde?
William Burroughs: These are my tools
Coffeen's UC Berkeley lectures series: