Creative production studio, Nerdo, produced a short animation visualizing Bukowski's poem, "Beer."
Carlee Fernandez combines self-portraiture and cardboard cutouts to explore the identity politics of celebrity culture.
Unsurprisingly, he has a morbid explanation of his writing process.
We spoke to Ruben Rueda of Musso & Frank's about his views on dry martinis, 86ing movie stars, and DD’ing for Charles Bukowski.
The Lebanese author talks American literature, the Islamic State, and how conservatism has shrunk the Arabic language.
Brazilians love Bukowski. There are Portuguese translations of Women (Mulheres) and Post Office (Correio) at newspaper kiosks, Bukowski’s ugly mug stenciled onto walls in Sao Paulo’s Vila Madalena suburb, and tribute bars.
John Martin was Bukowski's publisher from 1965 until the author's death, in 1994. Despite knowing him for almost 30 years and serving as the best man at one of his weddings, Martin says he never saw the Buk hammered. But that's not to say others didn't.
Yes, Linda King is the one who taught Charles Bukowski how to perform oral sex. She still remembers the conversation: Bukowski said he'd never done that, because no one had asked him to. She wasn’t having it.
Nearly two decades after his death, Charles Bukowski remains the patron saint of drunks. Now, Santa Monica, California, has a bar dedicated to Bukowski, but with $7 beers and no liquor, they've managed to take a crap all over his legacy.
With her husband Jon, Gypsy Lou Webb ran Loujon Press and made beautiful art books that featured poetry from Charles Bukowski, William Burroughs, and Allen Ginsberg. At 97, she now lives off of social security and the kindness of fans.
Hemingway was a lousy writer. A phony writer. A writer whose books are a tissue of falsehoods and moronic clichés of masculinity. A mendacious, ridiculous, deluded buffoon of a writer intoxicated by fame to the point of writing drivel.