Comedian Doug Stanhope Imagines Charles Bukowski in Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew

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Charles Bukowski is almost as well known for his legendary drinking as for his great body of writing. He was a lifelong drinker – alcoholic if we’re being blunt about it – and indeed enjoyed promoting the consumption of alcohol. Comedian Doug Stanhope, a Bukowski fan as well as an…

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“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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How Charles Bukowski Outsmarted His Would Be Killer (VIDEO)

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Charles Bukowski did not suffer from a boring life. Nor did he lack for bravery. Here he tells an incredible story of almost getting killed by a madman. Bukowski gives credit to luck and to also being a nut. This Charles Bukowski interview comes from the DVD The Charles Bukowski…

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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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