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Burroughs: The Movie Returns to The New York Film Festival

Regina Weinreich | Posted 12.10.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

The movie, thought lost, is making its comeback through the efforts of Howard Brookner's nephew, filmmaker Aaron Brookner.

Exposing Obscenity: The William S. Burroughs Century

Davis Schneiderman | Posted 03.28.2014 | Books
Davis Schneiderman

2014 marks the William S. Burroughs centennial, and with it, a cascade of celebrations both large and modest will attempt to commemorate, celebrate, a...

Hisland and Herland: The Macho Mars of John Carter and Gilman's Feminist Utopia

Andromeda Romano-Lax | Posted 05.09.2012 | Books
Andromeda Romano-Lax

Burroughs was daring and desperate enough to imagine an alien planet. But Gilman, a Victorian-era survivor, imagined something even more bold: a time and place where gender alone would not doom a person to a life of prescribed confinement, drudgery, or madness.

Allen Ginsberg at the Oscars, at MoMA, at Large

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Recently, the yearly reading of "Howl" at Columbia University attracted crowds to the Philosophy Hall. An irony was not missed: in his days, Allen represented rebellious youth. Now, he is the poet of our time.

William Burroughs' Unseen Graphic Novel To Be Published

The Guardian | Alison Flood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

'The Naked Lunch' author began work on 'Ah Pook Is Here' with artist Malcolm McNeill in 1970, when the story appeared as a monthly comic strip in the ...