Wikepedia defines The Beats as: a group of American post-World War II writers who came to prominence in the 1950s, as well as the cultural phenomena that they both documented and inspired. Central elements of “Beat” culture included rejection of received standards, innovations in style, experimentation with drugs, alternative sexualities, an interest in Eastern religion, a rejection of materialism, and explicit portrayals of the human condition.
So basically these are the types of guys you want to bring home to mom … or maybe that is just my mom. I will say they all look pretty snazzy in their black and while photos. Today, I’ll give you three Beats: Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, and William S. Burroughs. Let us know who you would marry, who you would date, and who you would dump in the comments.