Beat News: January 8 1999

Sorry I’ve been away so long. I’ve been taking a break, but I promise soon I’ll be my old chatty self again.

Not much to report here anyway. The music/poetry duo of former Doors keyboardist Ray Manzarek and Michael McClure is hitting the road again, and I’m looking forward to seeing them play the Bottom Line here in New York City next Tuesday, January 12. There’s also a new website devoted to McClure, which he participated in creating.

Also, it looks like James Grauerholz did an awesome job in putting together the most comprehensive collected edition of writings by William S. Burroughs. The book is called ‘Word Virus‘, and it’s good stuff. I’m going into hiding again, be back soon …

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