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Charles Bukowski

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  • It's 5 o'clock somewhere: Bukowski exhibit on the way

     
    Fans of poet Charles Bukowski should begin planning trips to Southern California for an upcoming exhibit of his papers at the Huntington Library. Located on the former estate of railroad mogul Henry Huntington in San Marino (near Los Angeles but......
  • Thursday's TV Highlights: 'The Dudesons in America'

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of May 2 - 8 in PDF format This week's TV Movies WILD AND CRAZY GUYS: The new series “The Dudesons in America” follows four friends from Finland who do “Jackass”......
  • Visiting out West? Here's a SoCal traveler's cheat sheet

    Visiting out West? Here's a SoCal traveler's cheat sheet
    For most of the last 20 years, it’s been my job to leave Los Angeles and bring home tips on travel elsewhere. But let’s face it: Elsewhere can get expensive. And there’s a lot of elsewhere here already. So a year ago, I turned my...
  • Twists and turns on road back to Charlie

    Ernesto pulled onto Coldwater Canyon, leaving the San Fernando Valley behind. The Crown Victoria was built for freeway pursuits, not the constant doglegs of this shortcut to Beverly Hills. He was forced to concentrate to keep the car on the road. He...
  • He's San Francisco's pugilistic poet, for better or verse

    He's San Francisco's pugilistic poet, for better or verse
    August Kleinzahler gets into fights at poetry readings. Once, in Ireland, he traded insults with a host he found verbose. At a reading in a New York bar, he told a noisy drunk to shut his trap. Fists flew after the guy made a crack about Kleinzahler's...
  • Harold Norse dies at 92; Beat poet was a literary beacon in the gay community

    Harold Norse, a San Francisco poet often associated with the Beats, who was mentor or peer to many of the greatest talents in 20th century American literature, including Tennessee Williams, James Baldwin, Allen Ginsberg and Charles Bukowski, has died....
  • FrancEyE dies at 87; prolific Santa Monica poet

    Frances Dean Smith, a Santa Monica poet known as FrancEyE who was inspired by Charles Bukowski, lived with him and had a child with him in the 1960s, has died. She was 87. Smith, who had been living in a nursing home in San Rafael, Calif., died June 2 at...
  • Novel writing is a good gig for Joe Pernice

    Novel writing is a good gig for Joe Pernice
    The narrator abandons his marriage on the first day of his honeymoon. His friends -- aimless, stunted or waiting for their lives to begin -- drink alone or together, but mostly joylessly. One young woman guzzles canned beers to absorb the memory of a...
  • Christmas comes early for Bob Dylan fans

     
    I suspect that everyone who has ever cared about Bob Dylan has been wondering the same thing lately: What is that crazy Christmas album going to sound like? As announced last month, Dylan has an album coming Oct. 13 called......
  • Octavia Butler's papers going to the Huntington Library

     
    The papers of Octavia Butler, the stereotype-shattering science fiction writer, will be added to the collection in the Huntington Library in San Marino, Calif., which also houses the papers of Christopher Isherwood, Charles Bukowski and Jack London. The...
  • R. Crumb had 'no intention to ridicule' with his Bible adaptation

     
    Reed Johnson, one of the best cultural journalists in the country, caught up with R. Crumb to talk about his new biblical excursions. Here's an excerpt from the piece. It's a good one. --- G.B. The artist who gave the......