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  1. Billville

    Why the Beatles?

    Okay, so ... before anyone here rips me a new a-hole, i just want need to know, what am I missing with the Beatles. I just spent over an hour on Youtube watching the Making of Sgt Peppers... and I still don't get it. George Martin goes on and on, demonstrating the clever recording techniques...
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    Heavy Metal

    So... after watching the Stones Rock and Roll Circus I've determined that THEY actually started Heavy Metal. Check this link out: [This video is unavailable.] Isn't that a studded wrist band? And what about the devil imagery? huh huh? And what's this? Isn't that Tony Iommi from the hippy...
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    Beatles or Stones (or Kinks? Monkees? Herman's Hermits?)

    Okay. So we've had the: 'What is art thread, and that morphed into the: 'Doors thread' and that got me to thinking (good job mjp) what's everyone's take on the Beatles vs. the Stones. I know this sounds like a baby boomer thread (God forbid) but the reality is, even in this day and age there's...
  4. Billville

    maybe it's because I'm drinking ...

    But this seems funny as hell to me. http://www.boreme.com/boreme/funny-2004/m_beer_stand-p1.php Enjoy!
  5. Billville

    This probably sounds retarded

    But every time I'm driving down the road and I have to sneeze I think of Factotum--every time. Which is odd because there are so many more interesting scenes in the movie. But, it got me to thinking. I can't be the only one who has had a line from a Bukowski book or a scene from a movie...
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    When his fans came a calling ...

    This has probably been discussed here at one time or another but I can't help but wonder how Buk dealt with the "superfans". It seems like he was fairly accessible for most of his writing career. He had to have more than his share of crazies knock upon his door at all hours of the day and night...
  7. Billville

    Hello

    Somewhat of a newbie here. I've been visiting the site for awhile but haven't signed on till I came across something that I thought was worth sharing with everyone. Found a couple of rare poems by Buk in a book from 1965. I posted 'em in the unplublished and uncollected section of the forum...
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    Buk in Ante no.4 1965

    I found this at a book sale. (A Little) Ante no 4 with two poems by Bukowski: A Division and Ivan the Terrible.
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