More Bukowski

Charles Bukowski in the style of Egon Schiele

On the heels of yesterday’s tweet giving a shout out to Bukowski, one of his poems is all up at the top of Hacker News. One of the commenters on the thread shared another great Bukowski poem, Roll the Dice: if you’re going to try, go all theway.otherwise, don’t even start. if you’re going to […]

What is a ‘Second Act’?

a mailman delivering mail

A second act, as I’m defining it, is the phase in a career that is distinct from what preceded it. The arc of Bourdain’s career I wrote about in my first post represents one of the more distinct examples of a second act. His career had clear before and after periods. Act One in his […]