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On The Road

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Brando Blanked Kerouac

In 1957, Jack Kerouac wrote to Marlon Brando begging him to buy the film rights to his novel On the Road and to turn it into a movie. Kerouac pitched the idea that Brando could play Dean Moriarty and that … Continue reading

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On The Road (inspired)

Two years ago, inspired by Jack Kerouac’s iconic novel, On the Road,¬†Benjamin Oliver Jenks left his job at a school for at-risk teens and set off on a 14,000 mile hitchhiking trip around the United States. Using more than three … Continue reading

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