William Burroughs – Thanksgiving Prayer

Looking back, absorbing now, casting a gaze toward the ugly red horizon, this is the liturgy we have left to us ... as WSB said, "until the bare lies shine through": To see Big Bad Bill read the whole thing in all his glory, watch this video of WSB reading "Thanksgiving Prayer": Amen.

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Craft Notes: Always with a Bit of Laughter

The following is excerpted from Manifesto: Maximalist Expressionism, or "Shut/-/Up(!) Fiction". Always With a Bit of Laughter If there’s one thing I’ve taken from works of the authors I admire it’s the role humor and high-spiritedness can play in making fiction come alive. It seems to me fiction should bring to bear the full spectrum…