Charles Bukowski's 'On Love' and 'On Cats'

Charles Bukowski's 'On Love' and 'On Cats'

By Shyam K. Sriram

Bukowski's voice and style swung wildly over his lifetime, and collections varied considerably in quality depending on the whims of editors 28 Apr 2016 // 2:15 AM

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//Recent Reviews

28 Mar 2006 // 12:00 AM

Jandek: Khartoum

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27 Mar 2006 // 3:00 PM

Dog the Bounty Hunter: The Best of Season 2

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Danger Mouse: The Complete Seasons 5 & 6

Lest audiences should think that American Idol's Simon Cowell is the apotheosis of British wit, allow me to submit for your consideration the name of Danger Mouse.

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Planet of the Apes: The Legacy Collection (1968-1973)

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//Mixed media
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The Sound and the Warmth: An Interview with Cardiknox

// Sound Affects

"New York's Cardiknox are taking more steps in their goal of world domination. With their debut record Portrait out, the band are dreaming big, wanting to transcend the indie pop scene.

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