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Tuesday, November 04, 2003
Charles Bukowski, known to many as both the inspiration and author of the screenplay for Barfly was an idol of mine when I was an alienated young alkie. I've sort of "moved on" , but still retain an admiration for the honesty of the man, and his ability to create poetry from the most unusual subject matter. He is quite well represented on the web - here are a few sites, which can lead to many more if you follow links..
An Intro to Bukowski
Bukowski, The Great Poet
Anti Hero Art Tribute
The Beat Page
Poem for Peace Ants
In French In German In Dutch
And, my personal favorite, Charles Bukowski Ate My Balls
Americans tend to feel awkward and inferior when it comes to fine arts; certainly, we can't compete with Europe's riches and heritage. However, a recent day at the Museum of Fine Arts, in Boston convinced me that some of our finest painters have yet to be appreciated fully..
Fortunately, several of the best seem to maintain galleries in Webshots:
William Merrit Chase
This actually seems to be a project from someone with the Athenaeum which seems like a very worthwhile site indeed!
HISTORY ON THE NET
Two good portals: History Net , Best History Sites
Subjects: Naval , Art, Christian, Holocaust, New York , California, Kansas
Finally, 3 sites on blogs, lots of good links on each : Varied Canadian Boing
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