“Barfly” Mentioned in Comic Web Series “Tales of Mere Existence” (VIDEO)

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“Tales of Mere Existence” is a series of animated shorts, written and illustrated by artist Lev Yilmaz. The series, which bares a striking name resemblance to the Charles Bukowski short story collection Tales of Ordinary Madness, was created in 2002. The connection seems less coincidental and more an homage now,…

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Gábor Csupó (The Simpsons, Rugrats, Bridge to Terabithia) Animated Short “Bukowski”

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We keep finding new Charles Bukowski videos and naturally want to share them with all of you, the loyal visitors to Bukowski Quotes. The latest discovery is the Gábor Csupó short “Bukowski.” The 2001 Csupó “Bukowski” short is based on the work of Charles Bukowski, and stars Bukowski alter-ego Henry…

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Best Factotum Movie Quotes

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The Charles Bukowski novel Factotum, centered around the trials and tribulations of working stiff and struggling writer Henry Chinaski, was adapted into a film of the same name in 2005. The movie version of Factotum features Matt Dillon in a strong performance as Henry Chinaski (who was previously played, also…

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Charles Bukowski Barfly Movie Quotes

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Here are the best quotes from the Charles Bukowski penned film Barfly. Barfly, starring Mickey Rourke as Henry Chinaski and Faye Dunaway as main love interest Wanda Wilcox, was released in 1987. Charles Bukowski makes a cameo in the film, as a barfly, which you can watch below. Barfly Quotes…

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Two Notable Bukowski Bars in the News

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Two of Charles Bukowski’s favorite bars are in the news, as one goes up for sale and another changes hands. 17th Street Spot Bukowski Bar for Sale When Bukowski lived in Philadelphia during the forties, the 17th Spot was his regular bar. It was the basis for the bar the…

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Barfly Makes SlashFilm.com’s List of “The Best Movies About Drunken Writers You Probably Haven’t Seen”

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Charles Bukowski is perhaps one of the least likely screenwriters in history. He was not a fan of movies, generally. Two of the more noteworthy Charles Bukowski quotes on movies illustrate the point: “of one hundred movies there’s one that is fair, one that’s good and ninety eight that are…

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