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 Post subject: Re: CHARLES BUKOWSKI
PostPosted: Tue Dec 27, 2011 8:30 am 
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The Post Office is very good, also enjoyed some of his short stories.

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 Post subject: Re: CHARLES BUKOWSKI
PostPosted: Tue Dec 27, 2011 11:40 am 
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Hi,

Even in the 70's he was not exactly a "nobody" and even the likes of "The Firesign Theater", Captain Midnight and KPFK were having a ball with this stuff ... and I seriously doubt that Frank would not know, or have heard of this, more likely that Gayle was not aware of it, or didn't like him ... but he was a part of the LA Free Press during the days that it mattered and it was an alternative publication.

After a while he became sort of like Gonzo and Frank ... not very funny and kinda boring and repetitive after a while and the (sometimes) star/ego thing was annoying more often than not!.


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 Post subject: Re: CHARLES BUKOWSKI
PostPosted: Thu Jan 19, 2012 6:18 am 
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Similarity between Bukowski and Zappa: Both tended to mispronounce "absurdity" as "abserbity"... Is it the Southern Californian accent?

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 Post subject: Re: CHARLES BUKOWSKI
PostPosted: Thu Jan 19, 2012 6:29 am 
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I remember from my own past here in Germany, when you considered yourself having outgrown the ordinary, you had to listen to Zappa, read Bukowski …

… and U-Comix (http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/U-Comix
… especially the adventures of the Freak Brothers http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Fabulous_Furry_Freak_Brothers)

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 Post subject: Re: CHARLES BUKOWSKI
PostPosted: Thu Jan 19, 2012 6:38 am 
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Bukowski und Zappa haben sogar denselben Übersetzer - Carl Weissner 8)

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 Post subject: Re: CHARLES BUKOWSKI
PostPosted: Fri Feb 17, 2012 2:07 am 
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by now i've read a shitload of his work and i love it all!


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 Post subject: Re: CHARLES BUKOWSKI
PostPosted: Tue Feb 21, 2012 12:40 pm 
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Bukowski is my favourite writer too. curious if Zappa had seen Bukowski ever?
AFAIK it's possible, they both lived in LA??


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