Charles Bukowski and Alan Watts on How to Live a Good Life
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Bukowski writes about John Fante, one of his favorite writers, whom he helped get his work back into print before he died.
Charles Bukowski wrote the introduction to John Fante’s most famous novel, “Ask The Dust,” after helping to get it back in print.
The Charles Bukowski poem, from the collection “What Matters Most is How Well You Walk Through the Fire.”
“Barfly,” starring Mickey Rourke and Faye Dunaway, is the only movie Charles Bukowski ever wrote.
Charles Bukowski had a difficult relationship with his father, to put it lightly.
A madman threatened to kill writer Charles Bukowski, pulling a gun. How he got out of it is ingenious.
The Helios track “Bless This Morning Year” meets the Charles Bukowski poem “The Last Days of the Suicide Kid.”
“Having been born into this strange life we must accept the wasted gamble of our days…”
“If I suffer at this typewriter think how I’d feel among the lettuce-pickers of Salinas?”
“I’ve memorized each opportunity strangled and I remember awakening one morning and finding everything smeared with the color of forgotten love…”