By Chris Nashawaty
November 23, 2010 at 05:00 AM EST

William S. Burroughs: A Man Within

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Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac, and William S. Burroughs were the unholy trinity of the Beat Generation. But Burroughs’ life off the page was as fascinating as the scatological doom poetry in his masterpiece Naked Lunch. He was a Harvard-educated, gay dope fiend who shot his wife and apologized for nothing. John Waters, Patti Smith, Iggy Pop, and other notables pop up to make the case that he was a true original in William S. Burroughs: A Man Within, a well-made but overly idolizing doc. B

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