With fascism fucking everywhere at the moment, there’s no guarantee that all the demolition of what qualifies as obscene won’t be rolled back in a resurgence of the reactionary
Hal Duncan quoted in Chris Kelso, Burroughs & Scotland: Dethroning the Ancients: The Commitment of Exile [Amazon, Local Library]
“soft monstrous masses, all in disorder—naked, in a frightful, obscene nakedness.”
Barbara Ehrenreich, Living with a Wild God: A Nonbeliever’s Search for the Truth about Everything
I Make Myself Invisible in Articles by Aleister Crowley.
“The success of these private rituals induced me to take the Caxton Hall for seven performances, which were open to the public. Bottomley attacked the rituals as obscene and blasphemous. He was merely reflecting in print the depravity of his own mind.” [via, also], [see]