“Who let themselves be fucked in the ass by saintly motorcyclists, and screamed with joy,” celebrates counterculture guru Allen Ginsberg in his 1955 Beat Generation epic poem, “Howl.” That and other sentiments got his publisher, the great Lawrence Ferlinghetti, busted for obscenity in 1957. It all ended happily when, in a landmark decision, the judge proclaimed the poem of “redeeming social... More >>>