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All posts tagged "William S. Burroughs"
William S. Burroughs: A Thanksgiving Prayer
Another Thanksgiving tradition. This sardonic poem — read by its author, William S. Burroughs, and lensed by filmmaker Gus Van Sant in 1989 — resonates as much today as when it was originally published. Thanksgiving Day, November...
- Posted November 24, 2016
Magic Visions: Roger Holden’s video tribute to William S. Burroughs, “Rub Out The Word,” premiered on “Night Flight” in 1988
Rub Out The Word — Roger Holden’s artistic grassroots music video tribute to William S. Burroughs — originally made its broadcast debut on “Night Flight,” during our “Take Off to Politics,” on Friday night, November 4, 1988,...
- Posted August 18, 2016
Jajouka Rolling Stone: Brian Jones’ Moroccan musical adventure and its legacy
In August 1968, Brian Jones of the Rolling Stones spent two days in a remote mountain village in Morocco, recording the ceremonial music of the musical clan who lived there. Three years later, the tapes would become...
- Posted May 26, 2016
The Electronic Revolution of Klaus Maeck’s “William S. Burroughs: Commissioner of Sewers”
German filmmaker Klaus Maeck’s visually arresting 1986 documentary William S. Burroughs: Commissioner of Sewers — now streaming on our Night Flight Plus channel — features experimental collaborations between William S. Burroughs and experimental filmmaker Anthony Balch, dating...
- Posted May 23, 2016
“Punks, Poets and Provocateurs, NYC Bad Boys 1977-1982″: Marcia Resnick at Howl!
In Ron Mann’s short film from 1985, “Marcia Resnick’s Bad Boys,” cultural heroes like Iggy Pop, John Belushi, John Lydon, Mick Jagger, Andy Warhol and many others are on display, and if you live in New York...
- Posted February 13, 2016
“The Junky’s Christmas”: A claymation short film read by its author William S. Burroughs
Thanks once again to Dangerous Minds for posting this clip, “The Junky’s Christmas,” based on the short story of the same name by William S. Burroughs, who narrates the tale and appears in live-action footage at the...
- Posted December 21, 2015
“The Yage Letters”: William S. Burroughs and Allen Ginsberg on Ayahuasca’s “complete derangement of the senses”
In January 1953, William Burroughs began a seven-month expedition into the jungles of South America, making his hasty escape from Mexico City, where he had been sentenced for the bizarre shooting of his wife, ostensibly to find...
- Posted November 30, 2015
Andre Perkowski’s “Nova Express”: Phil Proctor reads “The Subliminal Kid” and “The Control Machine”
L.A.-based filmmaker Andre Perkowski’s Nova Express is an experimental anti-narrative cinematic experience, a kind of ongoing, unfolding pastiche of found footage cobbled together from seemingly random sources, while the soundtrack features a host of recognizable folks reading...
- Posted July 1, 2015