Bukowskiology wasn’t taken seriously for a while. But then it started seeming like a tenure-track discipline. Still, the proper Bukowskiologist maintains an ambivalent relationship with his subject. (Bukowskiologists tend to be male, perhaps from karmic reciprocity for the subject’s literarily evident hostility toward women.) It goes something like the stages of grief, thrashing though discovery, revulsion, adoration, exhaustion, embarrassment, neo-revulsion, and finally acceptance. As the man himself observes in director John Dullaghan’s... More >>>