Charles Bukowski: The Wicked Life of America's Most Infamous Poet

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Bukowski Books:
You Get So Alone At Times That It Just Makes Sense (Poetry): https://amzn.to/34fEIt7
Ham on Rye (Childhood): https://amzn.to/3qOePbA
Factotum (Lost Years): https://amzn.to/32XABRT
Post Office: https://amzn.to/3qBEYKq
Women: https://amzn.to/3JB54px

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During his lifetime, Charles Bukowski produced a large, distinctive, widely beloved body of work and changed modern American writing by bringing poetry to a street level where it could be read and enjoyed by the average man.

Music (In Order):
Sniper Baby by Oli XL
nocares by Aphex Twin
Electric Relaxation by BADBADNOTGOOD
Mac Miller x Earl Sweatshirt Type Beat | "So Far Gone" by eeryskies.
ANTIDOTE – TRAVIS SCOTT (Guitar Cover) by Justice Der
Soho by Cedar Walton
Heatwave by Thom Starr & The Galaxies
Stone River by AKIRA ISHIKAWA & COUNT BUFFALOS
Flim by Aphex Twin
My Ship by Dorothy Ashby
A Dream Deferred by The Mysterious Flying Orchestra
Frank Ocean Type Beat | "Somebody Else" by eeryskies.
Yung Lean – Agony (djpoolboi Remix) by djpoolboi
JoJo by Chikara Ueda & The Power Station

Shot using: Rode NT1 Condenser Microphone, 4K Video Downloader, QuickTime Screen Recording, and Sony A6300 with Vario Tessar 16-70mm Lens

I used these articles to create this video:
https://erikrittenberry.wordpress.com/2011/04/04/charles-bukowski-madman-drunkard-poet/
https://www.latimes.com/archives/la-xpm-1987-03-22-tm-14539-story.html
https://bukowski.net/poems/lbptarticle.php
https://www.writeratplay.com/2016/05/21/the-writers-corner-an-interview-with-charles-bukowski-posthumously/
https://www.vice.com/en/article/vdpbgy/meeting-bukowskis-lover
https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2005/03/14/smashed
https://www.independent.co.uk/independentpremium/long-reads/charles-bukowski-death-age-birthday-america-poet-trump-coronavirus-a9544911.html
https://smokymountainnews.com/archives/item/26464-this-must-be-the-place-some-people-never-go-crazy-what-truly-horrible-lives-they-must-lead
https://www.annahar.com/english/article/1014903-honoring-charles-bukowski-a-working-poet-for-the-ages
https://www.beatdom.com/what-can-be-learned-from-charles-bukowski/amp/
https://medium.com/the-partnered-pen/5-things-charles-bukowski-about-life-and-writing-ad110c96d9b2
https://medium.com/@zat.rana/charles-bukowski-how-to-stand-out-in-a-noisy-world-24720e17a6d1
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/20/books/review/charles-bukowski-on-drinking.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Bukowski#Death_and_legacy
https://artsfuse.org/209188/film-review-not-much-of-a-barfly-drinking-red-wine-with-writer-charles-bukowski/
https://www.culturaldaily.com/charles-bukowski-its-humanity-that-bothers-me/
https://clockradiomagazine.com/jay-dougherty/easing-the-monsters-an-interview-with-charles-bukowski/1910/
https://www.filmcomment.com/article/charles-bukowski-interview/
https://www.latimes.com/archives/la-xpm-1999-jun-08-cl-45167-story.html

I used video footage from:
The Bukowski Tapes, Part 1: https://www.ubu.com/film/bukowski_tapes1.html
The Bukowski Tapes, Part 2: https://www.ubu.com/film/bukowski_tapes2.html
Born Into This (2003): https://www.ubu.com/film/bukowski_born.html
BBC 2 Bookmark Charles Bukowski (1995): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EGihOkRNwsc&t=707s

Special thanks to Emilia Cota and Adri Badillo (+ her lovely cats Cleo and Fri) for their contributions to this video.

0:00 Soulr
0:17 Meet Bukowski
5:18 Rough Childhood
9:43 Books
11:41 Lost Years
14:45 Alcoholic
17:14 Post Office
20:27 Writing
24:09 Fame
27:50 Women
31:46 Legacy
34:55 Put It Somewhere
37:55 Outro

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