Posts Tagged: burroughs

If The Beats Had The Internet


Burroughs once told an interviewer that it’s “time to look beyond this rundown radioactive cop-ridden planet.”  One suspects he would have both loved the newest technology and been profoundly disappointed with the limited and unimaginative ways it’s being used.

Richard Escrow ponders the impact of the internet on Beatnik culture over at Three Quarks Daily.