Growing up in St. Louis, and being a biblioholic, William Burroughs was unavoidable. This is a great retelling of some old tales with some fondly un-fond and true sentiments about St. Louis (and other stops along the way, including Lawrence, Mexico City, NYC, and others).

Happy 101st birthday dude!

Update: Clocktower have some intriguing archival audio from the Nova Convention (1978) mentioned in the WNYC podcast: