"The sole supplement is a monster of a goodie: What Happened to Kerouac: The Beat Goes On is a
139 minute compilation of even more footage featuring Hoffman, Leary, Ginsberg and the participants
from the main feature. It can almost be seen as a sequel or an extension of the 1986 movie
…with extended clips…from the principle players of The Beat Movement. If you liked the movie,
you will love this supplement."--Fox 31 Denver more...
"The second disc of the DVD release presents an array of interviews ... with 18 of the movie's witnesses, and it's a
real kaleidoscope, delivering a much more varied and contentious summation of what the Beats were all about."
J.R. Jones, Chicago Reader, Video Drone more...
"This set is a goldmine of interesting anecdotes, history and footage from the people who lived it."
Angelique Flores, Home Media Magazine more...
"A treat for fans of Kerouac or any of the Beat or Beat-associated figures included... it's such a doozy that
there's no way to complain. The second disc of extra interviews and television pieces makes this
essential for anyone interested in the Beat movement and its various authors."
Judge Gordon Sullivan, DVD Verdict more...
The second disc gathers up the documentary’s raw source material, allowing one to experience
(among many other things) more of the insanity of Kerouac’s alternately sad and triumphant appearance
on The William F. Buckley Show—this alone worth far more than the sticker price.
Violet Lucca, FilmComment.com more...
...A newly remastered What Happened to Kerouac? includes The Beat Goes On,
2 hours and 19 minutes of rare and unseen extras - 17 chapters with
Abbie Hoffman, Timothy Leary, Paul Krassner, Allen Ginsberg, William S. Burroughs,
Gregory Corso, Gary Snyder, Steve Allen, Ann Charters, Michael McClure,
Robert Creeley, Herbert Huncke, Carolyn Cassady, Paul Gleason, John Clellon Holmes,
Edie Kerouac Parker, Jan Kerouac, William Buckley, and Father Spike Morissette.