William S. Burroughs Documentary to Be Released by a Beastie Boy

We all know that people are multi-dimensional, and cannot be defined by one singular act or piece of art that they produce. Having said this, it's hard to imagine that the same guy who sings "Hey Ladies" would be interested in a documentary on William S. Burroughs. Adam Yauch, the Beastie Boy better known as MCA has a production company called Oscilloscope Laboratories, that will be releasing the film.

According to Spin it will feature interviews from Patti Smith, Iggy Pop, Jello Biafra, Gus Van Zant, and Sonic Youth's Thurston Moore among others, as well as never before seen footage of the author. The film is titled William S. Burroughs: A Man Within and will be released sometime this fall.

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