William Burroughs

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Noun1.William Burroughs - United States writer noted for his works portraying the life of drug addicts (1914-1997)
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It was William Burroughs, [but] I thought it was the same writer.
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Bearing traces of inspiration from other no-frills B&W comedies like "Stranger Than Paradise" and "In the Soup," and from writers such as William Burroughs and Charles Bukowski, "Hotel Room" weaves together five tragicomic stories about the strange quirks of fate that take place in the same room of a seedy New York City inn.
No, what appeals to me about Dahl and his weird ideas is the same thing, I should imagine, which attracts a lot of readers to William Burroughs.
99) Paytress examines the many influences on the evolution of the creation we know as David Bowie, from the alienation effect theatrical techniques borrowed from Brecht, the cut-up technique of William Burroughs and Andy Warhol's shattering of the boundaries between high art and consumerism.
William Burroughs pertenece a la estirpe de los inventores y los videntes.
Among those that merged with the never-ending E-major chord in the sky: Jeff Buckley, Townes Van Zandt, Richard Berry, LaVern Baker, Tony Williams, Tommy Tedesco, Laura Nyro, Ronnie Lane, Wes Arkeen, William Burroughs, Luther Allison, Derek Taylor, Jimmy Rogers, Epic Soundtracks, Randy California, Rainer Ptacek, Kathy Acker, Nicolette Larson, Zachary Breaux, Arthur Prysock, Don Steele, Marilyn Lipsius, John Denver, Henry Vestine, Michael Hutchence, Nusrat Fateh Ali Kahn, Notorious B.
Alongside her own heroes, Jack Kerouac, William Burroughs and Bob Dylan, Patti Smith's words carry real weight and substance, and when she delivers them with as much
William Burroughs said that it was reading Joseph Moncure March's poem The Wild Party that made him want to become a writer.
In the world of heavy metal (a term coined by William Burroughs in Naked Lunch)--with its devil-worshiping, electric guitar-dominated image, "get me some chicks" songs; and raunchy heterosexual blue-collar fan base--homophobia is rampant.
The offerings include ``Pull My Daisy,'' a 1959 short narrated by Allen Ginsberg, documentaries on Ginsberg and William Burroughs, and ``The Last Beat Movie,'' a 1997 short about a filmmaker's cross-country search for ``the last beat in America.
Keep in mind that after the massive publicity of the Flaming Creatures trial Jack was in the same category, both artistically and in the public's perception, as Allen Ginsberg and William Burroughs.