PRESS RELEASES

 

‘The Amazing and Possibly True Adventures of Catman Keeley’ by TimMurphy, January, 2015, MOTHER JONES MAGAZINE We were on the edge of the desert near Barstow, perched on the side ofa freight train that was picking up speed, when my doubts began to take hold.Steven “Bo” Keeley and I had been introduced by chance…http://www.motherjones.com/media/2015/01/bo-keeley-corporate-hobo-adventures

‘Renaissance on the Rails’ by Peter Gorman, March 18, 2009, FT.WORTH WEEKLY A winter sun was shining, but a chilly wind rushed through the tallgrass between an abandoned building and the rail lines…http://www.fwweekly.com/2009/03/18/bo-keely-has-advised-millionaires-but-hed-rather-be-hopping-freights/

‘On Burrowed Time’ by Art Shay, August, 2009, SWANS COMMENTARY In the seven years since he gave up full-time hoboing, my friend SteveKeeley, a former racquetball champ and book author like me but now pushing amere sixty, has lived in an eight-by-ten-foot burrow dug into a toenail ofCalifornia desert…http://www.swans.com/library/art15/ashay12.html
 
‘He Found his Racquet’ by Tim Yost, Nov. 19, 1979, SPORTSILLUSTRATED Steve Keeley may only be near the top of racquetball rankings but he’sunmatched in general zaniness, especially off the court…http://www.si.com/vault/1979/11/19/824175/he-found-his-racquet-steve-keeley-may-only-be-near-the-top-of-racquetball-rankings-but-hes-unmatched-in-general-zaniness-especially-off-the-court
 
‘Twilight on the Rails’ by Joe Woby, Oct. 23, 2009, THELONDON TIMES Beginner’s luck, my guide told me. Steven “Doc Bo” Keeley, an expert invagrant transportation with 400 “adventures” under his belt, had cautionedthat, for all its intense bursts of activity, train-hopping is a waiting game,and a well-upholstered caboose is your best friend….https://docs.google.com/document/d/127kJqcbrHKe0ig7XQtRUf2fHMkAWg388fJKUVy68kBA/edit?hl=en_US
 
‘From the Vault of Art Shay: Keeley’s Kures’ by Art Shay, June 15,2011, CHICAGOISTLet me begin by saying Steve “Bo” (for “Hobo”) Keeley sits alone atop thelonely pole inhabited by all of the characters I’ve met and photographed… http://chicagoist.com/2011/12/14/from_the_vault_of_art_shay_the_lege_2.php
 
‘Elvis and Racquetball’ by John Branston, Sept. 17, 2013, MEMPHISFLIER Visitors go to Graceland know it as the trophy room, but hardcore Elvisfans know it was once the racquetball court where Elvis and his “racquetballmafia” of bodyguards, personal physicians, and visiting pros would play forhours….http://www.memphisflyer.com/CityBeat/archives/2013/09/17/elvis-and-racquetball
 
‘The Legend of Bo Keeley Grows’, by Art Shay, Dec. 14, 2011, CHICAGOIST They thought he was dead…http://chicagoist.com/2011/12/14/from_the_vault_of_art_shay_the_lege_2.php#photo-1
 
‘Special Issue on Immigration: Everyone wins, Mexican Style’, Oct.4, 2010, SWAN’S COMMENTARY Americans beware…http://swans.com/library/art16/keeley05.html
 
National Racquetball Magazine cover, by ChelseaGeorge, August, 1981 https://picasaweb.google.com/bokeely/FotozLinkFcbk#5576508729940489538
 
 
Oakland Tribune Sunday Feature (Bay Area 1990 award for ‘Best Sunday Feature Story of the Year’).  
‘Lure of the Rails’, Mathew Lee, July 29, 1990.  See Facebook Bo Keeley ‘Hobo’ album for story. 
 
 
World Pirate Radio, March 4, 2017 ‘Hobo Keeley from Pirate Cove Slab City’ Youtbue podcast https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jlUzjCIUB1U