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Nottingham Post
14 of the VERY best pictures from Splendouron stage Turin Brakes told us the secret behind their unusual band name. "It w
14 of the VERY best pictures from Splendour
Nottingham Post / Posted 23 hours ago
on stage Turin Brakes told us the secret behind their unusual band name. "It was a cut-up technique, as made famous by William Burroughs (and later by Bowie). Just random words or phrases cut up then mixed around until something interesting... Read more
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Connecticut Post
KentPresents ponders America, global futureyour favorite books and see that they probably wouldn’t be published now,” the
KentPresents ponders America, global future
Connecticut Post / Posted yesterday
your favorite books and see that they probably wouldn’t be published now,” the author says of writers like Jack Kerouac and William Burroughs, who were supported by independent book companies on a long-term basis, something that today’s huge... Read more
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Darien News-Review
KentPresents ponders America, global futureyour favorite books and see that they probably wouldn’t be published now,” the
KentPresents ponders America, global future
Darien News-Review / Posted yesterday
your favorite books and see that they probably wouldn’t be published now,” the author says of writers like Jack Kerouac and William Burroughs, who were supported by independent book companies on a long-term basis, something that today’s huge... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
KentPresents ponders America, global futureyour favorite books and see that they probably wouldn’t be published now,” the
KentPresents ponders America, global future
Stamford Advocate / Posted yesterday
your favorite books and see that they probably wouldn’t be published now,” the author says of writers like Jack Kerouac and William Burroughs, who were supported by independent book companies on a long-term basis, something that today’s huge... Read more
2 related stories
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Nottingham Post
Splendour Festival 2016 interview: Turin Brakesthe time of that first LP. What was the inspiration for your band's name? It w
Splendour Festival 2016 interview: Turin Brakes
Nottingham Post / Posted 2 days ago
the time of that first LP. What was the inspiration for your band's name? It was a cut-up technique, as made famous by William Burroughs (and later by Bowie). Just random words or phrases cut up then mixed around until something interesting... Read more
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The Irish Times
A lost New York rescued from the bunker of William BurroughsUncle Howard, which plays at the upcoming Gaze festival in Dublin. “I told them
A lost New York rescued from the bunker of William Burroughs
The Irish Times / Posted 6 days ago
Uncle Howard, which plays at the upcoming Gaze festival in Dublin. “I told them: it’s about my uncle; it’s about William Burroughs; it’s about New York in the 1970s and 1980s. It’s about Aids. They said: whoa, this sounds like a book. It... Read more
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The Irish Times
A lost New York film rescued from the bunker of William BurroughsUncle Howard, which plays at the upcoming Gaze festival in Dublin. “I told them
A lost New York film rescued from the bunker of William Burroughs
The Irish Times / Posted 6 days ago
Uncle Howard, which plays at the upcoming Gaze festival in Dublin. “I told them: it’s about my uncle; it’s about William Burroughs; it’s about New York in the 1970s and 1980s. It’s about Aids. They said: whoa, this sounds like a book. It... Read more
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Salt Lake City Weekly
Go to Heelcareer cut short. Beginning with an attempt to recover Howard's archive of mate
Go to Heel
Salt Lake City Weekly / Posted 11 days ago
career cut short. Beginning with an attempt to recover Howard's archive of materials related to his 1983 documentary about William Burroughs, Uncle Howard explores its subjects other projects—the documentary Robert Wilson and the Civil Wars, and... Read more
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USA Today
11 must-see museum exhibits in Europe this summerto, fittingly, Paris in its retrospective on the literary and artistic movement
11 must-see museum exhibits in Europe this summer
USA Today / Posted 12 days ago
to, fittingly, Paris in its retrospective on the literary and artistic movement that followed World War II. Begun by William Burroughs, Allen Ginsberg and Jack Kerouac, the Beat movement of the 1940s foreshadowed the cultural revolution of... Read more
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National Geographic
How an Obsolete Copy Machine Started a Revolutiondug one up for me and presented it on a plastic book cradle. About the size of
How an Obsolete Copy Machine Started a Revolution
National Geographic / Posted 30 days ago
dug one up for me and presented it on a plastic book cradle. About the size of a passport, it was a flimsy copy of a William Burroughs short story “stomped into print” in 1964 and held together with two staples. Some of the ink was smudged,... Read more
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The Advocate
Can You Enjoy Good Art by Bad People?school. I sat up on my high horse and called down to my classmates. “You know S
Can You Enjoy Good Art by Bad People?
The Advocate / Posted a month ago
school. I sat up on my high horse and called down to my classmates. “You know Salinger diddled a 14-year-old, right? And William Burroughs shot his wife in the head?” I stayed stuck up there until I ran out of Virginia Woolf novels and was forced... Read more

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