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French director Barbet Schroeder directed the Bukowski film Barfly, starring Mickey Rourke, from a script written by the poet laureate of the drunks himself. The film has its fans and detractors, but one interesting thing for Bukowski lovers are the nearly three hours of tapes that Shroeder recorded in 52 short interviews done in 1987. The entire thing, which as also released as a documentary, was posted to Youtube earlier this year. Part of the interviews were conducted while driving around LA-- for you newcomers or youngsters, check out what the city looked like in the late 80's. We haven't watched much of it yet, but if anyone finds a reference to tacos, which Buk supposedly loved, please let us know.

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