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Tom Waits! Bukowski! Oh My! March 19, 2012: Open Culture comes through with yet another gem. Here's a video of Tom Waits reading Charles Bukowski's poem "The Laughing Heart." And, as a bonus, here's Bukowski reading his own "The Secret of My Endurance." Enjoy!
“Poets and Music” at KEXP January 31, 2011: KEXP is rolling out a 10-part documentary series covering the relationship between "Poets and Music," particularly when they enter into the recording process together. The first three are up already, each focusing on a different writer and their approaches to collaboration. Starting out with William S. Burroughs and Jim Carroll, the series takes a [...]
Tom Waits: Jockey full of bourbon, poet November 24, 2010: Tom Waits is collaborating with photojournalist Michael O'Brien on a book of poetry and photos about those who "live on the hard ground." A contemporary take on James Agee and Walker Evans's Let Us Now Praise Famous Men with the homeless as its subject rather than Dustbowl farmers and sharecroppers, this is Tom Waits's first book of [...]