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People of the Gun love the Old West, a place where, they like to imagine, "an armed society is a polite society" (as if Deadwood were a good model for modern life). But when the Starbucks' CEO Howard Shultz requested -- not demanded, mind you, but requested -- that people visiting his coffee shops ... More >>
You may have heard there's a new record coming out by a seventy-something rocker who gave voice to an angry, inarticulate audience decades ago. You know, the guy who sports dark shades and affects a corona of curly hair? Sings anthems in a raspy voice about all the inequities of life? You're right. ... More >>
I Married Wyatt Earp looks at the gunslinger's love life
William Burroughs was born 95 years ago today. King Junk, as Dennis Cooper once called him. Kerouac's Old Bull Lee, Van Sant's junkie priest, cyberpunk godfather, punk ancestor, and benevolent spirit to many more. Above is Van Sant's "Do Easy," a short film adapted from Burroughs's essay of the sa ... More >>
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