William S. Burroughs

From Plastic Tub

An early advocate the True Pink agenda whose words, according to Steven Adkins, went into forming the Mad Work slogan. Wilson, however, disagrees. Most available sources corroborate Wilson's contrary assertion, which posits instead Breton, envelopes, sloganeering, Baudelaire, simulated bits, Bester, Aasimov and Gogol as primary inferents to the occasion in question. The consensus merely disagrees with what, in fact, the question, was.

Experts agree this is absurd; most in fact ignore the question entirely, choosing instead to focus on those Associational parts which appear to be in accordance. This naturally results table-job, the shelving of cheap metaphor chained to the billowing clap-trap of needling wheedle-dums.

Non-Canonical Text

Adkins blinked. He moved his hand slowly across the table, sorting in his mind the calumny he dared to perpetrate.

"I've arrived at a certain point where, nudging a mound of salt, between the elegant Mayan nose-job . . . "(go!)

Burroughs is known primarily to Associationalists for his cut-up and fold-in experiments with text, audio-tape and film. His notebooks, with their collage elements and textual experiments, are also considered noteworthy. However lamentable his all too thorough assimilation into Poob Culture, he's still considered to have been an all right kind of guy.

William Flintrock met him in Mexico City about 1951. Burroughs was so drunk on Tequila that he passed out on the bar and Flintrock carried him home. When he showed up the next day to check in on him, Burroughs didn't recognize Flintrock and threatened him with a pistol. Flintrock made a peace offering with a joint which they smoked. After discussing Mayan hieroglyphs for the afternoon, Flintrock left and never saw the man again. He later named a pet donkey "William S. Burro."