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Killing Yourself to Live

85% of a True Story

by Chuck Klosterman

  • 341 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Scribner .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rock Music,
  • Personal Memoirs,
  • Biography And Autobiography,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Travelers,
  • Popular Culture - General,
  • Genres & Styles - Rock,
  • Social Science / Popular Culture,
  • Editors, Journalists, Publishers,
  • Death,
  • Rock musicians,
  • Social aspects,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7948065M
    ISBN 100743264460
    ISBN 109780743264464

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After having read and enjoyed "sex, drugs, and cocoa puffs" I was excited to see "Killing Yourself to Live" arrive on my doorstep. What followed was a fantastic accounting of Klosterman's road trip through sites of famous Rock and Roll deaths.

In this readers humble opinion the book starts off stronger than it by: 6. As a longtime admirer of Chuck Klostermans writing on pop music and culture, it pains me to report that his latest book, Killing Yourself to Live: 85% of a True Story, is a dismal, shoddy piece of work.

The premise is promising: Klosterman sets out on a cross-country road trip to visit all of the sites of rock n rolls long, rich history of death/5.

After having read and enjoyed "sex, drugs, and cocoa puffs" I was excited to see "Killing Yourself to Live" arrive on my doorstep. What followed was a fantastic accounting of Klosterman's road trip through sites of famous Rock and Roll deaths.

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Due to COVID, orders may be delayed/5(68). Killing Yourself to Live by Chuck Klosterman - Building on the national bestselling success of Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs, preeminent pop culture writer Chuck Klosterman unleashes his best book yet—the story of his cross-country tour of sites where rock stars have died and his search for love, excitement, and the meaning of ed on: J   Then again, "Killing Yourself to Live" isn't about dead rock stars at all; it's about Klosterman.

Just after the title page, we're warned this is a story about "love, death, driving, narcissism. What disappointed you about Killing Yourself to Live. I was looking forward to a lively road trip built around death, drugs and rock & roll.

Instead, what we get is a long treatise of Chuckie's relationships, which are, sadly, even less interesting than my own. At the very end of the book\, his editor tells him its a bad idea. Lucy is right. “Killing Yourself to Live” talks about the craziness and futility of the music industry, just like the whole ’s Sabbath Bloody Sabbath, The song also talks about the rockstar life the.

85% of a True Story. Author: Chuck Klosterman; Publisher: Faber & Faber ISBN: Category: Music Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» For 6, miles, from New York to Mississippi to Seattle, Chuck Klosterman decided to chase rock n roll and death across a continent. 21 days later, after three relationships, an encounter with various cottonmouth snakes, and a night spent snorting.

Killing Yourself to Live: 85% of a True Story is a work of non-fiction written by Chuck Klosterman, first published by Scribner in The title is a reference to the song "Killing Yourself To Live", by the heavy metal band Black is Klosterman's third book and focuses on the premise of writing about the relationship between love and death, particularly deaths involving music Author: Chuck Klosterman.

Black Sabbath - Killing Yourself To Live Guitar Tab. Can't play "Killing Yourself To Live". Improve your playing via easy step-by-step video lessons. Guitarra 1 - Overdriven Guitar Track. Killing Yourself to Live started out as a feature article for Spin, but ended up book-length when Klosterman decided to pack the story full of his musing on past lovers, turning this travelogue into a memoir.

This article/book was supposed to follow a standard script. At the end of his journey, his coworker, Lucy asks him some questions/5(27). Free download or read online Killing Yourself to Live: 85% of a True Story pdf (ePUB) book.

The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Chuck Klosterman. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this non fiction, music story are,/5.

Killing Yourself To Live is Chuck Klosterman’s third book and for this effort he goes back to his prose from Fargo Rock City and this time around it’s really more about a journey, his personal journey (the previous book, Sex, Drugs and Cocoa Puffs was really a collection of essays).

The premise of the book is that Chuck, as a writer for /5(57). Building on the national bestselling success of Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs, preeminent pop culture writer Chuck Klosterman unleashes his best book yet—the story of his cross-country tour of sites where rock stars have died and his search for love, excitement, and the meaning of death.

For 6, miles, Chuck Klosterman thought about dying. He drove a rental car from New York to Rhode Island /5(67). A transcontinental road trip mostly along the byways and back roads of Spin magazine writer Klosterman’s own head, resulting in an enjoyable, polyphonic interior monologue.

Early on, you get the warning: this will have all the earmarks of a “reliance on self-indulgent, postmodern self-awareness” as Klosterman (Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs,etc.) fields an assignment to visit the Author: Chuck Klosterman.

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For 6, miles, Chuck Klosterman thought about dying. He drove a rental car from New York to Rhode Island to Georgia to Mississippi to Iowa to Minneapolis to Fargo Free shipping over $Cited by: 6.

Killing Yourself to Live (Faber £, pp), a title owed to Black Sabbath and subtitled 85 per cent of a True Story, is the latest rendering of that trans-American dream: the coast-to-coast.

Killing Yourself to Live-book Randy Ruble Jesus/Christian Substance Abuse. 23 likes. this book is a autobiography of drug abuse, alcohol abuse,suicide attempts,me in Las Vegas me trying to die,God 5/5(7).

This is the worst book I’ve ever read. I first heard of Killing Yourself to Live during my stay in Seattle: a guy who picked me up while hitchhiking told me that he was retracing the journey Chuck Klosterman took across America, investigating the spots where various rock stars died, and his next stop was the mansion where Kurt Cobain blew his brains out with a shotgun." Killing Yourself to Live is not a fantastic book (Sex, Drugs and Cocoa Puffs is a better choice) overall but his obsessive nature and overly honest attitude to just about everything is pretty amusing, particularly the chapter where he compares every girl he's ever loved to the members of KISS.KILLING YOURSELF TO LIVE is the diary of his journey via Ford Taurus.

Pursuing the epic story of his career, he chooses CDs from his collection of 2, He Readers who liked his first book, SEX, DRUGS, AND COCOA PUFFS may find KILLING YOURSELF TO LIVE a worthwhile read.