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William S. Burroughs: Words Of Advice

Words of advice for young people! With a transcript! Pure genius. Also, NSFW language.

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William S. Burroughs: Words Of Advice. Words of advice for young people! With a transcript! Pure genius. Also, NSFW language.
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Hits: 6942 | Favorites: 1 | Emailed: 0 | Rating: 2.4 | Category: Arts & Literature | Date: 11/15/2012
 
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5Cats
Male, 50-59, Canada
 28529 Posts
Thursday, November 15, 2012 9:24:35 PM
Oooo! Thanks @Thdot, nice find.

Thdot
Male, 30-39, Eastern US
 660 Posts
Thursday, November 15, 2012 5:14:57 PM
Here it is without music. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YqBIgCb7dv0

_Cenya_
Male, 18-29, Eastern US
 36 Posts
Thursday, November 15, 2012 1:52:22 PM
If you read everyone's comments here in the same voice as Burroughs, you`ll think anything anyone says is sound advice.

5Cats
Male, 50-59, Canada
 28529 Posts
Thursday, November 15, 2012 12:47:43 PM
1:27 KITTEH!
Burroughs was a cat-lover! One of his last publications was a book about cats...

Cats, guns, heroin, booze, other drugs... he was a true Bohemian!

vv Dammit! I spelled "Junkie" wrongly... Oh, both spellings were used! Learn something new, eh?

The Cat Inside (1986)



Burroughs is in the crowd here too!

5Cats
Male, 50-59, Canada
 28529 Posts
Thursday, November 15, 2012 12:35:42 PM
@VirtualParty: Burroughs was very innovative & creative! He'd write poems that sounded like stories and stories that sounded like poems (on purpose! lolz!) just to be weird.
Of course his dead-pan voice is uniquely well suited for him to read his own works... RiP, WSB!

@patchouly: You didn`t like the "hippy trippy" style music? I thought it suited the reading pretty well.

@spani: Good point: GOTO YOUTUBE to read the transcript, eh?

@Lordjim: I own all his books! I`ve even read half of them (pretty rare for me! mountains of un-read books fill my house). Junky is by far my favorite...

THANK YOU @FancyLad (or @The Mods) for fixing up my crap-tacular description. AND adding the NSFW warning too! I`m so used to Burroughs` swearing, it doesn`t even register...

And IAB-BOT sent me a "duplicate submission" e-mail = LM-F-AO!!

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