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A Thanksgiving Prayer.
November 24, 2005 9:07 AM   Subscribe

A Thanksgiving Prayer. (QuickTime, 7.6 mb) From Reality Studio's excellent collection of Wm. Burroughs multimedia.
posted by insomnia_lj (10 comments total)

 
Sadly, still relevant. Hard not to think of sections of his work in the context of the War on Terror and Total Information Awareness.

By the way, happy 2100.

(But wait, wasn't it just last month that...?! Why yes. Yes it was.)
posted by insomnia_lj at 9:12 AM on November 24, 2005


Video also available here. Audio available here.
posted by insomnia_lj at 9:19 AM on November 24, 2005


Nice to have a little more Thanksgiving awareness - considering Indians weren't invited to the table until decades later
posted by FeldBum at 10:09 AM on November 24, 2005


Good ol' Uncle Bill. His lips barely move!
you stupid, vulgar, greedy, ugly American death sucker
posted by Nelson at 10:11 AM on November 24, 2005


Excellent!
posted by orthogonality at 10:22 AM on November 24, 2005


I had no idea Burroughs was so thankful.
posted by Peter H at 11:05 AM on November 24, 2005


I like
...[thanks] for decent church-goin' women with their mean, pinched, bitter evil faces.
posted by chococat at 1:16 PM on November 24, 2005


This has always been one of my favorite Burroughs rants. Cheers, you miserable old bastard, wherever you are...
posted by 40 Watt at 1:57 PM on November 24, 2005


chococat: That's a phrase I've used on several occasions. It really knocks people for a loop, although that may simply be the sheer number of adjectives.
posted by brundlefly at 5:21 PM on November 24, 2005


Thank you for posting this video, even if it has been temporarily taken down. Every year I post the MP3 on my site, and every year I get a mix of hate mail and thanks for it, but I've not seen the video.
posted by mkhall at 5:53 PM on November 24, 2005


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