William S. Burroughs Shoots Shakespeare

Even at the age of 81, the Beat writer William S. Burroughs was still resisting literary convention. This footage was shot in Lawrence, Kansas, just two years before his death in 1997.

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  1. Mike says . . . | June 7, 2010 / 10:23 am

    Better William Shakespeare than another “William Tell.”

  2. jumbletron says . . . | June 7, 2010 / 12:16 pm

    Haha. That’s an awesome vid!! Have you seen this one about the authorship question?: http://www.itsasickness.com/lounge/joe-plummer-obsessed-shakespeare-controversy. Crazy stuff!

  3. Jose E. Sepulveda says . . . | December 14, 2011 / 4:20 pm

    The Bard is not an easy kill….six shots and people tell em he’s STILL alive.

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