Happy (Belated) Birthday, Jack Kerouac

March 12 would have been Jack Kerouac’s 91st birthday, had he not died in 1969 at 47 due to complications resulting from his epic alcoholism. It’s ironic that Vesuvio Cafe, on the corner of Jack Kerouac and Columbus, serves a drink with his name on it. As I wrote in Writers With Drinks Named After…