When you've been married 14 years and together 17, drastic measures must sometimes be taken to Keep Love Alive. Drastic, but not difficult. So last week I tried something new and, for me, a bit daunting.
This year will give us the Burroughs we envision -- and yet the danger is that the diversity and impact of Burroughs' writing, visual art, audio works, and film experiments will be lost in the endless refraction of the mythologizing mirror.
I am pleased that the reports from Cannes about the On the Road, Walter Salles' film are mainly favorable, although I have taken note that some say there is no inner world for the characters, that the film has no discernable plot, that it is overlong.