Category Archives: counterculture

William S. Burroughs at The October Gallery

All Out Of Time And Into Space is an exhibition of William Burroughs’ ‘art’ that opened last week and is on at The October Gallery (24 Old Gloucester Street, London WC1N 3AL)  until 16 February 2013. Burroughs’ cultural reputation rests … Continue reading

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Kali Yug Express by Claude Pélieu (Bottle of Smoke Press, 2012)

Claude Pélieu was an associate of William Burroughs and his 1973 anti-novel Kali Yug Express is a continuation of the cut-up experiments begun more than a decade earlier by Brion Gysin. Although the book appeared in French (the language in … Continue reading

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Aldo Tambellini At Tate Modern

A  year ago on this blog I described seeing the recreation of a 1960s Aldo Tambellini happening in Manhattan on 20 October 2011: …headed up to the Chelsea Museum for a performance of Aldo Tambellini’s Black Zero – a recreation … Continue reading

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The Return of Beatnik Legend Terry Taylor

On Wednesday (26 September) I did an event to promote Terry Taylor’s republished novel Baron’s Court, All Change, a book I’ve been championing for the past decade. The book was first issued in hardback back in 1961 when novelists weren’t … Continue reading

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