Jack Kerouac on the Steve Allen Show, 1959

Wowzers…..click here to watch a noticeably annoyed Jack Kerouac attempt serious answers to Steve Allen’s half-baked questions (while Allen dinks around on the piano, natch) about Kerouac’s writing process and literary lineage. The look on K’s face after their curt exchange on Walt Whitman is priceless. Kerouac reads a bit from On the Road here, too:

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