Latino novelist finds real woman behind iconic Jack Kerouac’s “Mexican girl”

Originally posted on NBC Latino:
Poet, novelist, and performance artist Tim Z. Hernandez is receiving critical acclaim for Mañana Means Heaven, a novel based on the life of Bea Franco, the “Mexican Girl” in the American Beatnik generation classic, “On the Road.”  The iconic writer Jack Kerouac has a chapter about the time he spent…

The Invisible Literary Movement of One Direction Fanfiction

Today I watched After in a movie theater filled with 50 teens making farting noises and running up and down the stairs. It was a little terrible. But I’m happy I finally got to see After after having to cancel on two different showtimes. Obviously there are huge problems with the movie version (see my last post), … More The Invisible Literary Movement of One Direction Fanfiction

One Direction Fanfiction Made Into A Movie

Fanfiction is an extremely popular source of entertainment that caters to extremely specific desires of people who spend their time adoring a certain band, cast, actor, film, or anyone else. If you have never read fanfiction, chances are you don’t know anything about Wattpad, a platform that allows writers their writing for free online. That’s … More One Direction Fanfiction Made Into A Movie