Tuesday, September 8, 2009
TRAILER FOR AWESOME NEW WILLIAM S. BURROUGHS DOC
I suppose it's cliche to say Burroughs is one of your favorite writers so thank GOD I'm not a cliche. I liked Burroughs a lot but he wasn't one of my favorites mainly because I found a lot of what he did to be just plain old boring. The stuff that was genius was incredibly powerful and earned him the stature he enjoys today but some of it was just art-crowd folk trying to make something more important than it was.
That being said there was no denying Burroughs was a fascinating dude to just watch and listen to speak. This new documentary titled A Man Within looks fucking brilliant. It was Peter Weller narrating and Sonic Youth doing the soundtrack, how can you go wrong? Anyway, here's the trailer: