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  1. The Time CapsuleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 22 | New Yorker

    ... and ponytails-abstained from alcohol, herded cattle, read Heidegger, held naked lunches in honor of William S. Burroughs, and sometimes dressed in drag. The drag expressed not fluid gender identities but feelings of guilt for being a heterosexual ...


  2. Jews: Beware Post-Election Anti-SemitismRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 19 | The Jewish Press

    ... answer: The Jews did it." Do not dismiss this as baseless paranoia. One influential American novelist, William S. Burroughs, once remarked that sometimes "paranoia is just having all the facts." Know the facts. We Jews must be cautious due to a long ...


  3. The Art of Found Objects Serves as a Who's Who of Contemporary Texas ArtistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 13 | Houston Press

    ... Art of Found Objects: Interviews With Texas Artists . The first autographs she ever requested were from William S. Burroughs and Allen Ginsberg, serendipitously on Jack Kerouac's birthday. An art exhibit featuring work by artists mentioned in the ...


  4. Goodhood Releases Four Limited Edition T-Shirts for 2016 Fall/WinterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 28 | Hypebeast.com

    ... "weirdos, stylers, punks, outsiders" and the other portraying a quote from acclaimed American novelist William S. Burroughs, professing "Desperation is the raw material of drastic change. Only those who can leave behind everything they have ever ...


  5. Tasseomancy releasing 'Do Easy' in NovemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2016 | Brooklynvegan

    Tasseomancy , aka sisters Romy and Sari Lightman , will release their new album, Do Easy , on November 18 via Bella Union / Hand Drawn Dracula . The title comes from an essay by William S. Burroughs advocating the DE philosophy It is indeed an easygoing record, pulling from faery folk, Cocteau Twins and other mid-'80s 4AD , Kate Bush and other earthy, witchy sources.


  6. Top Ten Best-selling Vinyl AlbumsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2016 | Sunday Herald

    When the Velvet Underground released their debut in 1967 it was a commercial failure and completely ignored by music critics. Nowadays it is recognised as one of the most influential albums of the 20th Century, with one of the most recognisable album covers in rock history.


  7. Thompson Library celebrates American literature collection with exhibitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2016 | The Lantern

    ... su osu rare books and manuscripts library Paul Powers Raymond Carver thompson library willam j. charvat William S. Burroughs


  8. What's going on Tuesday?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2016 | Brooklynvegan

    ... Elliot Sharp and Steve Buscemi just released Rub Out the Word , featuring the latter reading William S. Burroughs overtop of drones by the former. They'll do it live tonight as part of the Brooklyn Book Festival. Real Numbers, Summer Saints, The ...


  9. How David Bowie's 'Scary Monsters' Turned Avant-Rock Into Chart-Topping PopRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2016 | RollingStone

    "More and more, I'm prepared to relinquish sales, as far as records go, by sticking to my guns about the kind of music I really wish to make," David Bowie told was released in 1980. In some ways, it was one of the most avant-garde, convention-defying records of his career: The first voice we hear on it is actress Michi Hirota's, shouting in Japanese; a lot of its lyrics suggest the "cutup" technique that Bowie had learned from William S. Burroughs; and it's shot through with dissonance and bursts of unexpected noise.


  10. M.O.D. Technologies Releases Material, Seven Souls RemixesRead the original story

    Sep 1, 2016 | Mi2n

    Email: [email protected] Three remixes from the classic Seven Souls. Material with William S. Burroughs, reading from The Western Lands.


  11. Sci-Fi Guru Speaks At BridgewaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2016 | The Daily News-Record

    ... in 2007, talked about a range of works and authors, from H.G. Welles, the grandfather of sci-fi, to William S. Burroughs, the Beat Movement writer whose scatological works had a twisted futuristic bent. Gunn praised the Stanley Kubrick film of ...


  12. Steve Buscemi and Elliott Sharp ... If you know the right spellsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2016 | MetaFilter

    ... years, for example on Sharps' The Yahoos Trilogy , and more recently in celebration of the legacy of William S. Burroughs during the 100th anniversary of the writer's birth in 1914 . Partnering with musician Elliott Sharp, the two have set to work ...


  13. When the Performance Artist Mr. Peanut Ran for Mayor in 1974Read the original story

    Sep 2, 2016 | Hyperallergic

    ... performance was so successful that Trasov was even able to attract the endorsement of American author William S. Burroughs , who said: I would like to take this opportunity to endorse the candidacy of Mr. Peanut for mayor of Vancouver. Mr. Peanut is ...


  14. ARRAY(0x1223a2e0)Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2016 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    ... understanding that audio did not have to be music. As a young adult it was discovering recordings of William S. Burroughs and then the spoken word recordings of Jello Biafra and Henry Rollins. What I enjoy the most is performing with improvisational ...


  15. Watch: Trailer and Three Clips from Uncle HowardRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2016 | Film Comment

    Burroughs: the Movie, Howard Brookner's iconic documentary about William S. Burroughs, premiered at the New York Film Festival in 1983; thirty-one years later, a restoration of the film screened in the festival's Revivals section, followed by a Q&A featuring some of the people behind the film, including Jim Jarmusch, who recorded sound on the project. When working on this restoration, Aaron Brookner, nephew of the late Howard, discovered a wealth of unused footage of his uncle, including clips of him making the film.


  16. Martin goes old school with arts and culture periodical The Cut-UpRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2016 | The Day

    ... to a random and avant garde clip-and-paste approach to narrative structure pioneered by Beat icon William S. Burroughs - is a handsome, oversized publication with, so far, brightly colored mosaic covers and a center spread of work by local visual ...


  17. M.O.D. Technologies Releases the Road to the Western Lands - William...Read the original story

    Aug 26, 2016 | Mi2n

    M.O.D. Technologies Releases THE ROAD TO THE WESTERN LANDS - William S. Burroughs / Bill Laswell On Sept. 2 Email: [email protected] Website: http://www.mod-technologies.com William S. Burroughs - reading from his classic novel - The Western Lands, the final volume of the trilogy that began with Cities Of The Red Night, published in 1981, and The Place Of Dead Roads in 1984.


  18. Steve Buscemi/Elliott Sharp: Rub Out The WordRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2016 | All About Jazz

    Is it significant that Frank Sinatra and William S. Burroughs were born just one year apart? Maybe. Sinatra began as a teen idol, before developing into American's bon vivant and arbiter of cool, and finally a cranky old man.


  19. William S. Burroughs' early experimental tapes being released on vinylRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2016 | Brooklynvegan

    The great post-modern American author William S. Burroughs is one of the great weirdos and experimenters of his time, and that extended beyond his writing. The author of Naked Lunch also made a number of experimental audio projects, including early pioneering of cutting up and rearranging vocal recordings that, while central to a lot of experimental recordings now, was quite new at the time.


  20. S. Alexander Reed - Assimilate: A Critical History of Industrial MusicRead the original story

    Aug 17, 2016 | Greyduck.net

    There's an old line that goes, "Writing about music is like dancing about architecture." We're going to take a brief break from writing about music, this week, and instead write about writing about music.