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Beatnik

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What Greenwich Village Beatniks Were Like

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Ned's Freaky BeatNik Parents

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Mr. Know it All - How to Be A Beatnik

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Hairspray - Beatniks (1988)

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Beatnik Beauty Transformation: A Sixties Makeover (1963) | British Pathé

Beatnik was a media stereotype prevalent throughout the 1950s to mid-1960s that displayed the more superficial aspects of the Beat Generation literary movement of the 1950s. Elements of the beatnik trope included pseudo-intellectualism, drug use, and a cartoonish depiction of real-life people along with the spiritual quest of Jack Kerouac's autobiographical fiction.
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