Friday the 13th Ed.
Local poets celebrated today with a poetic massacre as they wielded scissors and cut into their will to be weird at a cut up poetry workshop for teens. You too can discover the eccentric and most peculiar with some movie picks on the master of the cut-up technique, William S. Burroughs.
William Burroughs: the Beats éminence grise, “literary outlaw,” culture hero to generations of poets, musicians, artists, and filmmakers who had their minds blown by his 1959 classic, banned-in-America “Naked Lunch.” This film covers his life in a straightforward manner, but the portrait drawn is at odds with the character who wrote in outlandish graphic detail about then-forbidden sexuality in the 1950s and ’60s.
A part-time exterminator writes of his drug induced fantasy world where he confronts giant talking bugs.