Soho Weekly News, Volume 4, Number 25, March 24-30, 1977






Includes "Inside the William Burroughs Bunker" by Laurel Delp, an interview on page 8 (with a photo from Chappaqua, by Conrad Rooks). 

At pages 9-10 is an excerpt from the Penguin edition of William S. Burroughs' Junky

Also, in an article entitled "Raw Material" by Madeleine Burnside, at page 20, a long quote from Naked Lunch is used as a conclusion.

Published in New York City by Soho Weekly News in March, 1977.

Bibliographic Information: 

  • Not in Shoaf
  • Not in Schottlaender (v4, v5)
  • Raven 19770324SWNE.4.25
Selected Contents: 
  • Sidney Zion: "The Carter Truths" (essay)
  • Ed Woodward: "Bugged by the Health Department" (essay)
  • Gene Suchma: illustration
  • Bill Plympton: "Human Rights Duo" (comic)
  • Mary Ellen Schoonmaker: "Doctors Create Cesarian Birth Boom" (essay)
  • Allan Wolper: "Muggers Going to Long Island for Weekend?" (essay)
  • Stan Fischler and Dave Rubenstein: "The Mass Transit Monitor" (essay)
  • John Calvin Batchelor: "Combat in the Virgin Zone" (essay)
  • Allen Tannenbaum: photographs
  • E. Hamilton-West: photograph
  • Laurel Delp and William S. Burroughs: "Inside the William Burroughs Bunker" (interview)
  • William S. Burroughs: "Excerpts from Burroughs' Junky" (prose)
  • Nancy Griffin: "Give my Regrets to Bloomies, Say Hello to Herald Square" (essay)
  • Bob Weiner: news, gossip
  • James Beard with José Wilson: restaurant reviews
  • Madeleine Burnside: "Raw Material" (on sexuality)
  • Lawrence Weiner: "Do You Believe in Water?" (installation view)
  • Carolee Schneemann: "Fuses" (performance)
  • Vito Acconci: "Seedbed" (performance/installation)
  • Kathy Acker and Alan Sondheim: video stills [Kathy here is spelled "Cathy"]
  • Christa Maiwold: video still
  • Robert Mapplethorpe: "Peter, Porn Film Star" (photograph)
  • dance reviews
  • art reviews
  • Robb Baker: "The Turnstyle Transcripts: A Subway Serial" (prose)
  • S. Lord: "Crying Along with the Funnies" (essay)
  • Michael Longacre: "Surreal Hotel" (comic)
  • Gordon Fredericks: "Ownership Transfer Expected to Proceed Smoothly" (essay)
  • Roberta J. M. Olson: "A Retrospective: Castelli on Rauschenberg" (essay)
  • Lita Eliscu and Joan Didion: "An Interview with Joan Didion" (interview)
  • theater reviews
  • film reviews
  • listings
Publishing Information: 
  • Publisher/Editor: Michael R. Goldstein
  • Managing Editor: Allan Wolper
  • Associate Editors: Robb Baker, Ron Whyte
  • Feature Editor: Lita Eliscu
  • Art Director: Michael Longacre
  • Centerfold: Cynthia Heimel
  • Photo Editor: Allen Tannenbaum
  • Senior Editors Emeritus: Jaakov Kohn, Joseph Spieler
  • Music: Peter Occhiogrosso
  • Film: Tom Allen, Jonas Mekas
  • Drama: William Harris
  • Dance: Robert Pierce
  • Senior Art Critic: John Perreault
  • Art News: Roberta J. M. Olson
  • Books: Ron Whyte
  • et al

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