ANALYSIS: The White Man’s Journey: ‘On The Road’

More than half a century after it was first published and three decades since Francis Ford Coppola acquired the rights to the material, Jack Kerouac’s Beat Generation novel On the Road (d. Walter Salles) has been adapted for the screen. Of the many challenges in reproducing Kerouac’s celebrated work (e.g. contending with the sprawling structure […]

PODCAST: Plato’s Cave – October 1st

It’s an Americana episode of Plato’s Cave this week as we explore Looper, On the Road and Shadows (1959), plus the team discuss the films of the Beat Generation. With Josh Nelson, Thomas Caldwell and Tara Judah. Plato’s Cave – October 1st Episode (.MP3)