Changing My Ways.

Lately I’ve been thinking about what’s missing from the way I read. I read a lot, you see, but I’ve noticed a definite disparity between not only the kind of books I tend to read, but what I take from them. I don’t really learn. I read for pure pleasure on the whole and it’s […]

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The Five Engines That Drive Me

1. William Seward Burroughs. Lugubrious master of hallucinogenic, laconic prose, this mad master of the beats first came into my life, as he may have done for many others, as the slow drawling Tom the Priest in Drugstore Cowboy. I didn’t know he was a writer but I liked his style. Then came Naked Lunch […]

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