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Quotes[ edit ] Cheat your landlord if you can and must , but do not try to shortchange the Muse. It cannot be done. You can't fake quality any more than you can fake a good meal. A paranoid man is a man who knows a little about what's going on. There is simply no room left for ' freedom from the tyranny of government ' since city dwellers depend on it for food , power , water , transportation , protection , and welfare. If the right to mind one's own business is recognized, the whole shit disposition is untenable and Hell hath no vociferous fury than an endangered parasite. This is a war universe. War all the time. That is its nature. There may be other universes based on all sorts of other principles , but ours seems to be based on war and games. I awoke from The Sickness at the age of forty-five, calm and sane , and in reasonably good health except for a weakened liver and the look of borrowed flesh common to all who survive The Sickness… I sure as hell wouldn't want to live in a society where the only people allowed guns are the police and the military. The junk merchant doesn't sell his product to the consumer, he sells the consumer to his product.

Besides encouraging Burroughs to write, he worked as editor and agent as the manuscript was written in Mexico City. Queer, the companion piece to Junkie, was written at the same time and parts of it were designed to be included in Junkie, since the first manuscript was dismissed as poorly written and lacking in interest and insight. After many rejection letters, Burroughs stopped writing.

Solomon was the nephew of A. Wyn , who owned Ace Books. Having secured the publisher's interest, Ginsberg forced Burroughs to revisit the text. Ginsberg soothed Burroughs's indignation at the necessary edits, and was able to finally place the novel with the New York publishing house. Ace published no hardcover books, only cheap paperbacks, which sold for very little; Burroughs earned less than a cent royalty on each purchase.

Burroughs chose to use the pseudonym "William Lee", Lee being his mother's maiden name, for the writing credit. All games are basically hostile. Winners and losers. We see them all around us: the winners and the losers. The losers can oftentimes become winners, and the winners can very easily become losers. I sure as hell wouldn't want to live in a society where the only people allowed guns are the police and the military.

Grand Street, no. They all meet in the same pub. This guy's writing a foreword for this person. They all have to give radio programs, they have to do all this just to scrape by. They're all scratching each other's backs.

Forbes 2 April , p. What is it? Most natural painkiller what there is. Burroughs Build a good name.

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Keep your name clean. And if you build a good name, eventually, that name will be its own currency. Junkie [ edit ] The questions, of course, could be asked: Why did you ever try narcotics?

Why did you continue using it long enough to become an addict? You become a narcotics addict because you do not have strong motivations in the other direction. Junk wins by default. I tried it as a matter of curiosity. Prologue When you stop growing you start dying.

Prologue I have learned the junk equation. Junk is not, like alcohol or weed, a means to increased enjoyment of life. Junk is not a kick. It is a way of life.

Prologue Tea heads are not like junkies. A junky hands you the money, takes his junk and cuts. But tea heads don't do things that way. They expect the peddler to light them up and sit around talking for half an hour to sell two dollars' worth of weed. If you come right to the point, they say you are a "bring down. Tea heads are gregarious, they are sensitive, and they are paranoiac. If you get to be known as a "drag" or a "bring down," you can't do business with them. I can say definitely that weed is an aphrodisiac and that sex is more enjoyable under the influence of weed than without it.

Anyone who has used good weed will verify this statement. The American uppermiddle-class citizen is a composite of negatives. He is largely delineated by what he is not. You need a good bedside manner with doctors or you will get nowhere. I lay down and tried to sleep. When I closed my eyes I saw an Oriental face, the lips and nose eaten by disease.

The disease spread, melting the face into an amoeboid mass in which the eyes floated, dull crustacean eyes. Slowly, a new face formed around the eyes. A series of faces, hieroglyphs, distorted and leading to the final place where the human road ends, where the human form can no longer contain the crustacean horror that has grown inside it. Coke is pure kick. It lifts you straight up, a mechanical lift that starts leaving you as soon as you feel it A ghost in daylight on a crowded street.

A junky runs on junk time. When his junk is cut off, the clock runs down and stops. All he can do is hang on and wait for non-junk time to start. A sick junkie has no escape from external time, no place to go.

He can only wait. When people start talking about their bowel movements, they are inexorable as the processes of which they speak. A lot of people made quick easy money during the War and for several years after.

Any business was good, just as any stock is good on a rising market. People thought they were sharp operators, when actually they were just riding a lucky streak. Now the Valley is in a losing streak and only the big operators can ride it out.

In the Valley economic laws work out like a formula in high school algebra, since there is no human element to interfere. The very rich are getting richer and all the others are going broke. The big holders are not shrewd or ruthless or enterprising. They don't have to say or think anything.


All they have to do is sit and the money comes pouring in. You have to get up with the Big Holders or drop out and take any job they hand you. The middle class is getting the squeeze, and only one in a thousand will go up. The Big Holders are the house, and the small farmers are the players. The player goes broke if he keeps on playing, and the farmer has to play or lose to the Government by default. Sodomy is as old as the human species. Why does an addict get a new habit so much quicker than a junk virgin, even after the addict has been clean for years?

I do not accept the theory that junk is lurking in the body all that time - the spine is where it supposedly holes up - and I disagree with all psychological answers. I think the use of junk causes permanent cellular alteration. Once a junky, always a junky. You can stop using junk, but you are never off after the first habit.

Junk short-circuits sex. The drive to non-sexual sociability comes from the same place sex comes from, so when I have an H or M shooting habit I am non-sociable. If someone wants to talk, O. But there is no drive to get acquainted. When I come off the junk, I often run through a period of uncontrolled sociability and talk to anyone who will listen. Junk takes everything and gives nothing but insurance against junk sickness. Junk is an inoculation of death that keeps the body in a condition of emergency You sometimes wake up from a dream and think, "Thank God, I didn't really do that!

Did you say it or just think it? When you give up junk, you give up a way of life. I have seen junkies kick and hit the lush and wind up dead in a few years. Suicide is frequent among ex-junkies.

Why does a junky quit junk of his own will? You never know the answer to that question. No conscious tabulation of the disadvantages and horrors of junk gives you the emotional drive to kick. The decision to quit junk is a cellular decision, and once you have decided to quit you cannot go back to junk permanently any more than you could stay away from it before.

Kick is seeing things from a special angle. Kick is momentary freedom from the claims of the aging, cautious, nagging, frightened flesh.

Maybe I will find in yage what I was looking for in junk and weed and coke. A dope fiend is a man in total need of dope. Beyond a certain frequency need knows absolutely no limit or control. In the words of total need: "Wouldn't you? You would lie, cheat, inform on your friends, steal, do anything to satisfy total need.

Because you would be in a state of total sickness, total possession, and not in a position to act in any other way. Dope fiends are sick people who cannot act other than they do. A rabid dog cannot choose but bite. Introduction The junk merchant doesn't sell his product to the consumer, he sells the consumer to his product. He degrades and simplifies the client Introduction If you wish to alter or annihilate a pyramid of numbers in a serial relation, you alter or remove the bottom number.

If we wish to annihilate the junk pyramid, we must start with the bottom of the pyramid: the Addict in the Street, and stop tilting quixotically for the "higher ups" so called, all of whom are immediately replaceable. The addict in the street who must have junk to live is the one irreplaceable factor in the junk equation. When there are no more addicts to buy junk there will be no junk traffic. As long as junk need exists, someone will service it.

Introduction I can feel the heat closing in, feel them out there making their moves, setting up their devil doll stool pigeons, crooning over my spoon and dropper I throw away at Washington Square Station, vault a turnstile and two flights down the iron stairs, catch an uptown A train Opening Chapter Junk is surrounded by magic and taboos, curses and amulets.

Opening Chapter Shooting PG is a terrible hassle, you have to burn out the alcohol first, then freeze out the camphor and draw this brown liquid off with a dropper—have to shoot it in the vein or you get an abscess, and usually end up with an abscess no matter where you shoot it. Best deal is to drink it with goof balls … So we pour it in a Pernod bottle and start for New Orleans past iridescent lakes and orange gas flares, and swamps and garbage heaps, alligators crawling around in broken bottles and tin cans, neon arabesques of motels, marooned pimps scream obscenities at passing cars from islands of rubbish … New Orleans is a dead museum.

We stock up on H and backtrack for Mexico. Back through Lake Charles and the dead slot-machine country, south end of Texas, nigger-killing sheriffs look us over and check the car papers. Something falls off you when you cross the border into Mexico, and suddenly the landscape hits you straight with nothing between you and it, desert and mountains and vultures; little wheeling specks and others so close you can hear wings cut the air a dry husking sound , and when they spot something they pour out of the blue sky, that shattering bloody blue sky of Mexico, down in a black funnel … Drove all night, came at dawn to a warm misty place, barking dogs and the sound of running water.

Retaking The Universe: William S. Burroughs in the Age of Globalization

Opening Chapter "I was standing outside myself trying to stop those hangings with ghost fingers. I am a ghost wanting what every ghost wants—a body—after the Long Time moving through odorless alleys of space where no life is only the colorless no smell of death. Nobody can breathe and smell it through pink convulsions of gristle laced with crystal snot, time shit and black blood filters of flesh" Opening Chapter Ever see a hot shot hit, kid?

I saw the Gimp catch one in Philly. We rigged his room with a one-way whorehouse mirror and charged a sawski to watch it. He never got the needle out of his arm. They don't if the shot is right. That's the way they find them, dropper full of clotted blood hanging out of a blue arm. The look in his eyes when it hit Kid, it was tasty.

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Opening Chapter America is not a young land: it is old and dirty and evil before the settlers, before the Indians. The evil is there waiting. Opening Chapter Well as, one judge said to the other, 'Be just and if you can't be just be arbitrary. From the chapter entitled "And Start West," p.

From the chapter entitled "Rube", p. From the chapter entitled "Benway", p. Western man is externalizing himself in the form of gadgets. Complete silence - their speech centres are destroyed - except for the crackle of sparks and the popping of singed flesh as they apply electrodes up and down the spine. White smoke of burning flesh hangs in the motionless air. A group of children have tied an idiot to a post with barbed wire and built a fire between his legs and stand watching with bestial curiosity as the flames lick his thighs.

His flesh jerks in the fire with insect agony. Benway Rock and Roll adolescent hoodlums storm the streets of all nations. William S.

Stories, essays, and entire novels appear in multiple publi-cations, and in forms often distinct from their previous incarna-tions. This list of abbreviations should help the reader to not onlyidentify but also locate the texts to which the contributors refer.

Tothis end, we have listed, whenever possible, widely availableeditions of Burroughss work.

Major and single-volume text-based works written by or producedin concert with Burroughs are cited throughout this collectionaccording to this list. Sound works attributed in whole or in part toBurroughs, when cited in the essays, are also noted by abbrevia-tions. A note on the text: Throughout the references in this collection,the year that appears in the first parenthesis of a citation signals theyear of initial publication, and the second date indicates the year ofthe edition, printing, or publication cited in the collection.

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New York: Penguin, Elvis Burroughs, W. J Junky, unexpurgated edition London: Penguin, Originally published as Junkie by William Lee. Job [with Odier, D. Burroughs, rev. Burroughs, Grauerholz, J. New York: Grove. Burroughs ,Harris, O. New York: Viking. MTG [with Gysin, B. POS Port of Saints, rev. Burroughs produced three distinct versions of The Soft Machine,including the second edition listed above, which is the mostwidely available.

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