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Posts Tagged ‘William S. Burroughs’

Burroughs: The Movie Needs Your Help! December 4, 2012: Over the weekend the Huffington Post reported on Aaron Brookner's efforts to bring his uncle's film, Burroughs: The Movie, back into print. A little background: In 1989, Howard Brookner died of AIDS in Manhattan. The talented "downtown" New York filmmaker was only 34 years old, although he already had three solid films under his belt: [...] by

Author/Musician Collaborations June 20, 2012: The folks at Flavorwire have compiled this list of "All-Time Coolest Author/Musician Collaborations" and among the list are Mary Karr and Rodney Crowell (which we recently covered here), Allen Ginsberg and The Clash, Kurt Cobain and William S. Burroughs, and others. About the Cobain/Burroughs collab they write: Cult author William [...] by

Burroughs and Ginsberg at the sweat lodge May 3, 2012: Jacket Copy has tipped us off to this long interview at Sensitive Skin (art, literature and music by and for neer-do-wells, black sheep, blackguards, scoundrels, scalliwags and wastrels) with William S. Burroughs, conducted by fellow neer-do-well Allen Ginsberg. David L. Ulin gives us a little background on the interview: Burroughs, who [...] by

“Poets and Music” at KEXP January 31, 2011: KEXP is rolling out a 10-part documentary series covering the relationship between "Poets and Music," particularly when they enter into the recording process together. The first three are up already, each focusing on a different writer and their approaches to collaboration. Starting out with William S. Burroughs and Jim Carroll, the series takes a [...] by

New docs feature a poetic journalist and a grunge poet laureate December 13, 2010: GreenCine highlights two new writer/performer documentaries in a rather unfortunately titled but still worth reading post, Dead Poets Society. Spalding Gray was of course known for a great deal more than his suicide and the hours of footage that Steven Soderbergh has pieced together to examine his life in And Everything is Going Fine certainly [...] by