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August 15, 2010
A Ginsberg comment on "Naked Lunch"
was that it struck him as a very
*honest* work: Burroughs had written
a book about what he actually thinks. Ginsberg's own "Howl" was
written on the assumption
Now, as it happens that it would just be read
Burroughs thoughts are for a few friends.
not always a very nice Ferlinghetti suprised him
place to be... by asking for a manuscript
after the "Six Gallery"
"Naked Lunch" was a reading.
work, a necessary work,
but also ultimately a
corrupting work. His ressurection in
the 80s as Saint
Burroughs was a very
E.g. when he did a Nike ad
some people were Shocked.
(Burroughs did something
a bit sleazy? Oh my god.)
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