On this day in 1959: Just what is the beat generation, anyway?
In the '50s, a group of subversive poets and artists concerned with disrupting the status quo and speaking out against racism, sexism, and materialistic society emerged. They were dubbed the beat generation, and the squares just didn't know what to make of them.
They might not be a moral threat, but they're apparently not very attractive, either
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