Shig’s Review, Unnumbered Issues


Date (if any)


Strip collage of Shig, as seen here.

Andy Warhol: 1928-1987.

Caffe Trieste collage.

Caffe Trieste collage with bearded man wearing paper American flag hat.

Caffe Trieste collage with several figures wearing the American flag hat.

Fargo, N.D., photo of Shig, Ginsberg, Snyder, Rexroth, Corso and others, as seen in Shig’s Review #62.

Crushed Diet Coke can as seen here.

“Coit Tower is Jewish” (photo of Coit Tower tinted yellow with Golden Gate Bridge in background;

Six pages, 8 1/2 x 14. No title or copy anywhere. One of the pages is a color Xerox.

One page each, 8 1/2 x 14, no year given.

Four pages, 8 1/2 x 11; includes photos of Hube the Cube, Ginsberg, and Beatitude Editor Jeff Grossman.

Three images of Shig and Allen sitting in the Trieste. Each includes the words, “DON BEATTY, Photographer, Conservator, Consultant.”

Six pages, 8 1/2 x 11; cover photo of Shig in wheelchair. Other photos appear to be from Palo Alto and the Stanford campus.

Six pages, 8 1/2 x 11; cover photo is Ginsberg shot of Shig as seen here. Also includes “Box Camera 4th of July” photos of Trieste customers wearing American flag hat, Mark Green photos, and postcard invite from Ginsberg for Gotham Book Mart Gallery release party for Ginsberg’s Clean Asshole Poems & Smiling Vegetable Songs.

Five pages, 8 1/2 x 11; Cover is Ginsberg photo of his brother Eugene Brooks and his wife. Also includes a Village Voice article on Ginsberg and his father, Louis Ginsberg, and a Sept. 6, 1957, San Francisco Chronicle article on the Howl trial.

Four pages, 8 1/2 x 14; Ira Nowinski cover photo of Jack Micheline in Washington Square Park. Also includes three hand written poems by Micheline, and a calendar for a year not identified.

Six pages, 8 1/2 x 11; cover is illustration of Shig by Momo. Other pages are copies of other Momo works.

Four pages, 8 1/2 x 11; cover photo by Ginsberg. Copy of Gordon Ball article called “Wide Open and Intimate,” published in the Swissair Gazette in 1992.

Five pages, 8 1/2 x 11; memorial issue. Includes invitation to April 20, 1997, memorial service and photos of and by Ginsberg.

Three pages, 8 1/2 x 11; cover image of Ginsberg in phone booth plus hand written notes. Other pages include copies of postcards form Ginsberg to Shig.

Six pages, 8 1/2 x 14. Includes “When Worlds Collide,” John Lofton interview of Ginsberg, a San Francisco Chronicle review of Barry Miles’ biography of Ginsberg, plus Los Angeles Times and New York Times articles on Ginsberg.

Eight pages, 8 1/2 x 14. Mark Green postcard to Shig asking him to “Remit $11000 or give pix back”; National Lampoon parody of Howl by Endre Farkas and Ken Norris, memoir of Wallace Berman from unidentified publication, manuscript of “My Arrest for Selling Howl,” and two short articles from The Chinese World (San Francisco, 10/27/61) and The Paper: A Chicago Weekly (1960).

Issues 1 - 20

Issues 21 - 40

Issues 41 - 60

Issues 61 -86

Shig’s Review Sampler

Number, Title, or Other Identifying Copy

Seven postcards, probably representing two issues of Shig’s Review that got separated from the bands that held them together.

Miscellaneous postcard

The following issues have no numbers but appear to be from Shig’s time in Palo Alto.

Mary Boyd Ellis woodcuts

Various calendars

Mark Green photos

Don Beatty postcard collection

Various photos, photographer not credited.

Various photos by different photographers.

Sunday brunch at shopping center luncheonette.

Jack Micheline issue (no title)

Shig by Momo

“Wide Open and Intimate”


1926 - 1997

Tickets Allen for “Save the Coral Reef”

No title; cover photo of Shig and Ginsberg at the Trieste.

No title; cover collage shows two Caffe Trieste customers wearing American flag hat.