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Dr. Sax...

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...was highly influenced by childhood impressions of "The Shadow" (the often recurring dark shrowded stranger) series of which Kerouac was a fan. Somebody correct me if I'm wrong, but I belive the story was largely written on benzidrine in the confines of Bill Burroughs' Mexico City toilet, an atmosphere which creeps into the text from time to time.