I really like to eat alone. I want to start a chain of restaurants for other people who are like me called ANDY-MATS — “The Restaurant for the Lonely Person.” You get your food and then you take your tray into a booth and watch television. - Andy Warhol
A woman from the audience asks: ‘Why were there so few women among the Beat writers?’ and [Gregory] Corso, suddenly utterly serious, leans forward and says: “There were women, they were there, I knew them, their families put them in institutions, they were given electric shock. In the ’50s if you were male you could be a rebel, but if you were female your families had you locked up.
Stephen Scobie, on the Naropa Institute’s 1994 tribute to Allen Ginsberg (via fuckyeahbeatniks)