51 Popular Charles Bukowski Quotes (VIDEO)

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The website Magical Quote has created a new Bukowski quotes video, called “51 Popular Charles Bukowski’s Quotes.” This is a quote video that is actually worth watching, for both the content and the execution. The words come mostly from his novels, short story collections, and poetry. YouTube is full of quote videos,…

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Two Charles Bukowski “Bluebird” Poem Animation Videos

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The first Bukowski “Bluebird” video features animation void of the text itself. Instead the poem is acted out by the central character, with piano background music. It’s a highly stylized short film, looking very much like a watercolor painting. Bluebird from Hannah Song on Vimeo. This “Bluebird” animated video is…

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Watch “Artbound: Bukowski Reads Bukowski” Documentary (1973)

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KCET, an independent film channel in San Francisco, presents an episode from their vaults featuring the one and only novelist and poet Charles Bukowski. Some of this footage was used for the feature-length documentary Born Into This. You can watch Born Into This free here. Director Taylor Hackford (An Officer…

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Tom Russell’s Bukowski “Crucifix in a Death Hand,” Warren Zevon “Carmelita” Mashup

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Folk and country singer-songwriter Tom Russell was friends with Charles Bukowski. He released an album in 2005 called Hotwalker that was largely inspired by his correspondence with the writer. This song features Bukowski’s poem “Crucifix in a Deathhand,” set to a coda of Warren Zevon’s famous song “Carmelita.” Some of…

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Amber Tamblyn Accepts That She’s No Charles Bukowski

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Amber Tamblyn recently appeared on comedian Marc Maron’s WTF podcast, discussing the release of her latest poetry collection Dark Sparkler. Tamblyn began as a child actress, and has clearly given much thought to what that means. Her acting career has continued into adulthood, with parts in 127 Hours, Django Unchained,…

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Bukowski Reads His Poem “Love”

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Charles Bukowski reading his poem “Love.” This seems a fitting enough post for Valentine’s Day. Bukowski didn’t like holidays, chances are especially wasn’t a fan of this one, so this downtrodden little rumination on love seems like the only fitting thing to post today. Or maybe nothing at all would…

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