For $1,700 a month, you can rent the apartment where Ginsberg spent 21 years of his life. From 1975 to 1996 the poet lived in a fourth-floor East Village walk-up, which — after the death of his partner Peter Orlovsky — has now been put on the market. If you’re interested, you best hurry up before James Franco turns it into some sort of art installation. [EV Grieve]
“It’s not a time to get complacent,” he says. “We have to remain disciplined going forward.”
But he says yesterday 779 died people and that is the highest number yet.