A Lecture By William S. Burroughs from Youtube

From Youtube A lecture by William S. Burroughs including a tape recorded experiment called “Paranormal Voices,” a cut-up experiment of Brion Gysin, experiments with Sommerville, messages from dreams, The Last Words of Dutch Schultz, and phrases of minimal context. Burroughs also discusses Shakespeare, computers, Homer, Gertrude Stein, James Joyce, T.S. Eliot, and Carl Jung. Lecture

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Social Scientists and Weird Titles

There are some books out there with titles and author’s names (or their pen-names) that really make you question the sanity of Mankind in general, and writers in particular. Maybe I’m too straight-laced, but isn’t Menstrual Politics in Malaysia a little too esoteric, not to mention spacey, to write an entire book on? Needless to

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Stupid Headlines

The GOHD Books team consists entirely of former journalists, so we often spend a large amount of time making up stupid headlines that we wish we had had the chance to write. Here are some of them: “Microsoft takes a small bite out of Apple’s market” “Iraqis hungry from lack of Dinars”

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The Line Between Truth and Fiction

Everyday, the line between truth and fiction gets blurrer and blurrer. I’ve never been a fan of horror, be it movies, or novels, or even old wives’ tales of ghosts and superstition. I’ve never experienced the usual response of morbid fascination, since there seems to be some mechanism in my brain that insists on reminding

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The Universe in an Atom

I must say I never paid much attention to the Dalai Lama until I read The Universe in an Atom. Before that, I found him kind of over-rated. The man was on the news all the time; all that media coverage made him seem less like a mysterious holy monk and more like a celebrity

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