Watch: A Visit to Charles Bukowski’s Grave

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Charles Bukowski is buried at Green Hills Memorial Park, at 27501 S Western Ave, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA. Bukowski died on March 9, 1994 from leukemia. His funeral was officiated by Buddhist monks and his headstone reads, “Don’t try.” Related: Bukowski and the Japanese Garden The fan video below will be the…

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Skateboarding Animation Video Set to the Charles Bukowski poem “Style”

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“Style” is one of Charles Bukowski’s most famous poems, and here it serves as the backdrop for an animated video paying tribute to various styles of skateboarding. The audio is of Bukowski reading his own work, and the video was made by filmmaker Joe Pease. It comes from the TransWorld…

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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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