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 Explains Why He Wrote Poetry (Video)

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Charles Bukowski was a poet, but he wasn’t a huge fan of poetry. Or, at least, not most of it. He had as little patience for the poets themselves. So why would the man want to write poetry if he found it so distasteful? Here, in an excerpt from an…

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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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Charles Bukowski Poetry Reading Album Receives Vinyl Re-Release

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Good news for Charles Bukowski poetry fans, especially for those who are also lovers of vinyl. The 1980 Bukowski poetry reading album Charles Bukowski Reads His Poetry, is receiving a vinyl re-release by Real Gone Music. The record will be released on July 31st, 2012, and is currently available for…

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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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Best Quotes from the Charles Bukowski Novel Pulp

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Charles Bukowski’s final novel Pulp stands apart from the five that preceded it (Post Office, Factotum, Women, Ham on Rye and Hollywood) in several ways. For one, it is the only novel in the Bukowski oeuvre without Henry Chinaski, Charles Bukowski’s alter-ego, as protagonist. Pulp is instead narrated by L.A.…

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Top Five Quotes from the Charles Bukowski Novel Post Office

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“Post Office” is the first novel Bukowski wrote, published in 1971. It follows his alter-ego Henry Chinaski, struggling to become a successful writer.

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MF Bukowski: Charles Bukowski, MF DOOM Mashup

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Oh, mashup culture, how we love thee. But only when you mashup two things we like, which in this case is exactly what has happened. Ladies and gentlemen, introducing MF Bukowski. MF Bukowski: Charles Bukowski Meets MF DOOM Who is MF Bukowski, you say? Well, a YouTuber by the username…

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Quotes from the Charles Bukowski Short Story Collection Tales of Ordinary Madness

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Tales of Ordinary Madness is a Charles Bukowski short story collection published by poet and publisher Lawrence Ferlinghetti’s famous City Lights Books. In 1972, City Lights published Erections, Ejaculations, Exhibitions, and General Tales of Ordinary Madness, the first collection of Bukowski short stories to ever appear in print. In 1983,…

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