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Dante’s Inferno for the holidays?

It’s a William Burroughs Christmas!  (Thanks Maud Newton)

New York Shitty finds us a bummer of a Christmas story from the archives of the Brooklyn Daily Eagle.



The interpretation veers sharply away from the tweedy expectations set by Basil Rathbone and others, but it’s as true in its own way to the source.