The Beatniks were a Bunch of Consumerists

Well, kinda

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William Burroughs liked opium, a lot. He liked its derivatives, morphine and heroin. He liked other types of dope. He liked women. He liked men and boys. He wrote recklessly. He lived recklessly. He loved his common law wife. He shot her dead in a drunken game of William Tell in a Mexico City bar.




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Eric Scheske

Eric Scheske

Former editor of Gilbert Mag and columnist for NC Register. Freelance for many print pubs. Publishes here every Monday, plus occasional pieces during the week.

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