Archive for December, 2012

8 December, 2012

Bukowski and Waits

(Charles Bukowski read by Tom Waits)

As an Australian who has lived in London but not in North America, I am only now getting to know the work of Charles Bukowski, David Foster Wallace and a host of other great American writers, poets and essayists.

Tom Waits, on the other hand, needs no introduction.

This is a lovely little film of some of Charles Bukowski’s wisdom, read by the inimitable Mr Waits.

2 December, 2012

Oscar

And suddenly, it’s that festive Yule-tide-y time of year again.

This is ace:

Oscar Wilde graphic(From here)