Charles Bukowski
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Columns // 2 Articles
Reviews // 1 Articles
//Features

Rapper and Mystic: Two Sides of Charles Bukowski
24 Oct 2011 // 4:00 PM

Like all mystics, Bukowski felt strongly that man’s way of living was insane, that we are asleep if we accept, blindly, the pointless, soul-destroying, undignified, unmanly nature of the nine-to-five.

La Grande Bouffe & Tales of Ordinary Madness
27 May 2009 // 3:59 PM

La Grande Bouffe and Tales of Ordinary Madness are products of a dark worldview. Neither offers solutions about how to improve a disintegrating society.

//Columns

The Hardest Work Imaginable: Bukowski's Wine-Stained Notebook
13 Nov 2008 // 3:00 PM

Fear, one must understand, is the lubricant that keeps the wheels of human progress greased. Charles Bukowski understood this concept all too well.

Bukowski: What Lies Beneath
6 Oct 2008 // 5:00 PM

During the rare moments when Charles Bukowski's vulnerable side are shown, they manage to break through the "dirty old man" parody of himself that he had become.

//Reviews

Sifting Through the Madness for the Word, the Line, the Way by Charles Bukowski
11 Feb 2003 // 6:00 PM

'Regular people' can read and appreciate Bukowski. I doubt scholars will find a distinct identity in each successive volume of his posthumous work, but that doesn't seem terribly unusual to me.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

'Wanted' Is a Spaghetti Western That Will Leave You Wanting

// Short Ends and Leader

"The charisma of Giuliano Gemma and some stellar action sequences can't save this sub-par spaghetti western.

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