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The Burroughs Millions

In Search of the Origin of Burroughs’ Mythical Trust Fund From Beatdom #16 William S. Burroughs was always quick to…

6 years ago

Naked Performativity: Examining the Work of William Burroughs

“When you look back over a year on the junk, it seems like no time at all” — William Burroughs,…

6 years ago

Reconsidering the Importance of the Joan Anderson Letter

It’s been an exciting few years for fans of the Beat Generation. Since Beatdom was founded, we have seen the…

7 years ago

Billy Burroughs: Gentleman Farmer

The notion of Burroughs as a farmer – even an inept one - may not sit right with readers of…

9 years ago

Substance Use

A discussion about the use of drink and drugs in literature.

11 years ago

Visions of Burroughs

by Steven O'Sullivan It's like a compass. A compass operates on magnetics. People always seem to be in such a…

12 years ago

Do the Beats Matter Today?

by Harry Burrus When Jack Kerouac died in 1969, only one of his 20+ books was in print. At the…

12 years ago

Visions of Vollmer

by David S. Wills In Issue Two of Beatdom, we ran a story about the women of the Beat Generation,…

12 years ago

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