Posts Tagged ‘William S. Burroughs’

Not So Happy Holidays: The Junky’s Christmas

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009

Not every Christmas story is all about sugarplum fairies and mistletoe, ya know. Christmas can be a very sad and unbearable time, too.

And that’s how it was for Danny the car wiper, at least according to William S. Burroughs, who wrote and narrated the claymation classic “The Junky’s Christmas,” available on DVD from Kochvision.

And somehow “The Junky’s Christmas” seemed all too apropos on a day when we’ve already celebrated the gorgeously heartbreaking music of Tim Hardin and Chet Baker.

Here’s a clip:

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