Original photograph of Eric Nord playing bongos while a beatnik woman in black tights and bra dances next to him with abstract paintings on the wall, ca. 1960.
No place: no publisher, ca.1960. Nord was a noted Beat-era nightclub owner, poet, actor, and self-proclaimed "King of the Beatniks." He was owner of the Co-Existence Bagel Shop in North Beach and later co-founder of the Gas House in Venice, a popular beatnik hang-out that was used as the setting..... More