How Blade Runner got its name from a dystopian book about health care by Adi Robertson “Most fans of Ridley Scott’s 1982 film Blade Runner are aware that it’s based on a novel by Philip K. Dick, and that the book is not called Blade Runner. If you pick up Dick’s novel Do Androids Dream of […]Read More Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheeps?
”It’s Not So Easy Writing About Nothing” I was expecting a lot when I picked up Patti Smith’s best seller ”M Train”. Her previous novel (best seller as well) ”Just Kids” had a very profound effect on the way I perceive whatever life throws my way, especially the bad stuff. After ”Just Kids”, I somehow felt […]Read More M Train by Patti Smith
Godfather of Beat Generation Posthumously Drops ”Naked Lunch” Wildest, Dirtiest, Most Shocking Parts on New Psychedelic Spoken Album! Khannibalism and Ernest Jennings Record Company have just announced the release date for a highly-anticipated album, called Let Me Hang You, featuring the late Beat generation artist and legendary postmodern author William S. Burroughs in a never-before-heard series of […]Read More Burroughs’ Classic 1959 Novel Readings Put To Music
For No Good Reason For No Good Reason is a 2012 American-British documentary film about Ralph Steadman, directed by Charlie Paul. The film was in competition for the Grierson Award for Best Documentary at the 2012 BFI London Film Festival. It premiered at the 2012 London Film Festival, and was released in 2014 in […]Read More Ralph Steadman
Burroughs’ Work as a Photographist Acknowledged in London Patricia Allmer and John Sears, the curators of Taking Shots: The Photography of William S. Burroughs, talk about the man and the genesis of this exhibition at The Photographers’ Gallery. Despite his prolific achievements as a novelist, essayist, spoken word performer and painter, Burroughs’ work as a […]Read More Taking Shots: The Photography of William S. Burroughs