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“The great image of God, with forefinger pointed straight at me…”


From the Tonight Show in 1959. Kerouac was too nervous to do a straight interview, so host Steve Allen asked the writer to do a reading, while he accompanied him on jazz piano. That same show today, incidentally, is hosted by Jay Leno.

October 20th, 2010.

2 Responses to ““The great image of God, with forefinger pointed straight at me…””

  1. JohnP Says:

    Is that a subtle dig at the decline of the Late Show?
    I hear Jennifer Anniston will be on soon promoting her new hair-doo.

  2. Eoin Says:

    The Tonight Show, you mean. And, yes, that definitely was a dig at Leno.

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