Monday, October 25, 2010

Charles Bukowski: One Tough Mother

Sooner or later, anybody with any serious interest in great writing finds his way to the novels and poetry of Charles Bukowski. Here’s a chance for them to watch and listen to the master at work in a combined rerelease of a pair of rare filmed poetry readings. The poems, as you might expect, are terrific and hearing the author read them in his weathered voice is a treat. What makes watching the readings so addictive is the interacting between the writer and his devoted fans. Who knew a poetry reading could be so feisty?

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