Author: Laurie Anderson

  • 1989-1990: Flying Into the Next Century

    Strange Angels I met William S. Burroughs 10 years ago when I was an MC at the Nova Convention — a “countercultural” ex­travaganza celebrating Burroughs’s contribution to American art and thought. There were panel discussions (Susan Sontag, Timothy Leary) and per­formances by lots of people including Patti Smith, Frank Zappa (who read the talking-asshole section […]