Colin reads from his 2012 paper, “4-F: Charles Bukowski and World War II.” Born in 1920, Bukowski was a Los Angeles writer, epic alcoholic, and critic of all things status quo. But was he political? What did he have to say about World War II, where he was arrested for evading the draft? Here, you can find out.
Bukowski was the subject of an earlier American Rambler podcast, which elicited a spirited response from a listener. Colin reads the listener’s helpful comments.