Jack Kerouac made a character of him; Allen Ginsberg a roommate. And Miles Davis was just one of the musicians who used him as a driver and drug hook-up.
Ben Feuerherd is a journalist based in New York. He previously worked for the New York Post’s metro section, where he covered everything from murder trials to Park Slope parking disputes. He currently works as a digital editor at NBC, and has bylines in publications including Salon, Narratively and the National Catholic Reporter.
A group of six protesters raised $10,000 to troll a right-wing rally last August. That rally was called off, they promised to find a new day for it. Saturday, that day came.
Until Wednesday, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School teacher Ashley Kurth opposed gun control. Then she sheltered 65 kids from a murderous gunman.
When a shooter began firing on her school, Ashley Kurth instantly reacted. ‘I just started grabbing as many kids as I could,’ she tells The Daily Beast.
She said the wrestling and future XFL magnate told her after she got away that “he was only trying to have some fun.” Then a Florida prosecutor decided not to press charges.
Out of Rikers and facing a bank robbery charge in Providence, he’s trying to complete his masterpiece of ‘autobiographical fiction’ that began with buying a dime bag.