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Hunter S. Thomp­son’s office, Big Sur, circa 1960s. pic.twitter.com/kZCuVNFnAR

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Hunter S. Thomp­son’s office, Big Sur, circa 1960s. pic.twitter.com/kZCuVNFnAR

R. Crumb Illustrates Bukowski
by Maria Popova, brainpickings.org
Two grand mas­ters of irrev­er­ence come togeth­er.In the early 1990s, two titans of the art­ful­ly cyn­i­cal and sub­ver­sive joined forces in an extra­or­di­nary col­lab­o­ra­tion: Leg­endary car­toon­ist and album cover artist R. Crum…

R. Crumb Illustrates Bukowski
by Maria Popova, brainpickings.org

Two grand mas­ters of irrev­er­ence come togeth­er.

In the early 1990s, two titans of the art­ful­ly cyn­i­cal and sub­ver­sive joined forces in an extra­or­di­nary col­lab­o­ra­tion: Leg­endary car­toon­ist and album cover artist R. Crum…

The Most Beautiful Art Based on William Gibson’s Neuromancer
Charlie Jane Anders, io9.com
William Gibson’s Neuromancer has inspired generations of writers, with its visions of artificial intelligence and the rough edges of cyberspace. But it’s also inspired a ton of artists — especially in recent years. Here’s our absolute favor…

The Most Beautiful Art Based on William Gibson’s Neuromancer
Charlie Jane Anders, io9.com

William Gibson’s Neuromancer has inspired generations of writers, with its visions of artificial intelligence and the rough edges of cyberspace. But it’s also inspired a ton of artists — especially in recent years. Here’s our absolute favor…

“Do anything, but let it produce joy. Do anything, but let it…tumblr.com
“Do anything, but let it produce joy. Do anything, but let it yield ecstasy.” Henry Miller.

“Do anything, but let it produce joy. Do anything, but let it…
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“Do anything, but let it produce joy. Do anything, but let it yield ecstasy.” Henry Miller.

Raymond Chandler’s Ten Commandments for Writing a Detective Novel
Jonathan Crow, openculture.com
Raymond Chandler – along with his hardboiled brethren like Dashiell Hammett and James M. Cain – sandblasted the detective novel of its decorousness and instilled it with a sweaty vitality. Chandler, through the eyes of his most famous character…

Raymond Chandler’s Ten Commandments for Writing a Detective Novel
Jonathan Crow, openculture.com

Raymond Chandler – along with his hardboiled brethren like Dashiell Hammett and James M. Cain – sandblasted the detective novel of its decorousness and instilled it with a sweaty vitality. Chandler, through the eyes of his most famous character…

A wonderful association copy of the scarce March-April 1944 issue ofStory, featuring the first published work by Charles Bukowski - at the time only twenty-four years old - is being offered by PBA…
litterature, tumblr.com
A won­der­ful asso­ci­a­tion copy of the scarce March-April 1944 issue ofStory, fea­tur­ing the first pub­lished work by Charles Bukows­ki - at the time only twenty-four years old - is being offered b …

A wonderful association copy of the scarce March-April 1944 issue ofStory, featuring the first published work by Charles Bukowski - at the time only twenty-four years old - is being offered by PBA…
litterature, tumblr.com

A won­der­ful asso­ci­a­tion copy of the scarce March-April 1944 issue ofStory, fea­tur­ing the first pub­lished work by Charles Bukows­ki - at the time only twenty-four years old - is being offered b …

akubizone:

rollingstone:

Hunter S. Thompson died 9 years ago today. Look back at his groundbreaking story, “Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas.”

Shit is going down in New Mexico.
Report it.

akubizone:

rollingstone:

Hunter S. Thompson died 9 years ago today. Look back at his groundbreaking story, “Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas.”

Shit is going down in New Mexico.

Report it.

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Lobster and Vodka at Chez Burroughs
George Mürer, theparisreview.org
Meeting William Burroughs on his eightieth birthday.Illustration: Christian TonnisI have this fairy godmother, a childhood friend of my mother’s who lives in Lawrence, Kansas. My mother and I call her up several times a year and she’s alway…

Lobster and Vodka at Chez Burroughs
George Mürer, theparisreview.org

Meeting William Burroughs on his eightieth birthday.Illustration: Christian TonnisI have this fairy godmother, a childhood friend of my mother’s who lives in Lawrence, Kansas. My mother and I call her up several times a year and she’s alway…

William Burroughs - in picturestheguardian.com
The author of Naked Lunch was born 100 years ago today. From his friendships with Beat authors such as Kerouac and Ginsberg, to his meetings with Dennis Hopper and Sting, browse images from a long and disreputable lifeWill Self on…

William Burroughs - in pictures
theguardian.com

The author of Naked Lunch was born 100 years ago today. From his friendships with Beat authors such as Kerouac and Ginsberg, to his meetings with Dennis Hopper and Sting, browse images from a long and disreputable life
Will Self on…

William Burroughs - the original Junkie  
Will Self, theguardian.com
On the centenary of William Burroughs’ birth, Will Self on why he was the perfect incarnation of late 20th‑century western angst – self-deluded and narcissistic yet perceptive about the sickness of the worldEntitled Junkie: Confessions of an…

William Burroughs - the original Junkie
Will Self, theguardian.com

On the centenary of William Burroughs’ birth, Will Self on why he was the perfect incarnation of late 20th‑century western angst – self-deluded and narcissistic yet perceptive about the sickness of the world

Entitled Junkie: Confessions of an…

The Allen Ginsberg Project: Allen Ginsberg Interviews William Burroughs - 1blogspot.co.uk
[Allen Gins­berg with William S Bur­roughs at The Gotham Book Mart, New York City, 1977]Allen Gins­berg’s 1980 inter­view with William S Bur­roughs, quizzing him about his post Naked Lunchwork (and prob …

The Allen Ginsberg Project: Allen Ginsberg Interviews William Burroughs - 1
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[Allen Gins­berg with William S Bur­roughs at The Gotham Book Mart, New York City, 1977]

Allen Gins­berg’s 1980 inter­view with William S Bur­roughs, quizzing him about his post Naked Lunchwork (and prob …

melvillehouse:

zolabooks:

Incredible Photos of William S. Burroughs With Mick Jagger, Warhol, and More…

Pro-tip: I’ll love you more if you don’t shoot your wife in the head for laffs.

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Dystopias Aren’t Just Great Literary Fun, They’re Excellent Social Barometers
Adam Sternbergh, huffingtonpost.com
Dystopias aren’t just great lit­er­ary fun, they’re excel­lent social barom­e­ters — the future we fear says a lot about the present-moment anx­i­eties that plague us. And right now, we’re real­ly fond of dystopi­an tales — think The Hunger…

Dystopias Aren’t Just Great Literary Fun, They’re Excellent Social Barometers
Adam Sternbergh, huffingtonpost.com

Dystopias aren’t just great lit­er­ary fun, they’re excel­lent social barom­e­ters — the future we fear says a lot about the present-moment anx­i­eties that plague us. And right now, we’re real­ly fond of dystopi­an tales — think The Hunger…