The Long Hard Road Out Of Hell

✏Book Title : The Long Hard Road Out of Hell
✏Author : Marilyn Manson
✏Publisher : Harper Collins
✏Release Date : 2012-05-08
✏Pages : 288
✏ISBN : 9780062212658
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏The Long Hard Road Out of Hell Book Summary : When this best-selling autobiography was originally released, readers were shocked: The Long Hard Road Out of Hell was the darkest, funniest, most controversial, and best-selling rock book of its time—and it became the template, both visually and narratively, for almost every rock book since. Marilyn Manson is not just a music icon, it turned out, but one of the best storytellers of his generation. Written with bestselling author Neil Strauss, beautifully designed with dozens of exclusive photographs, and modeled on Dante's Inferno, this edition of The Long Hard Road Out of Hell features a bonus chapter not in the hardcover. In the shocking and candid memoir, Manson takes readers from backstage to emergency rooms to jail cells, from the pit of despair to the top of the charts, and recounts his metamorphosis from a frightened Christian schoolboy into the most feared and revered music superstar in the country. Along the way, you'll hear what happens to fans—and celebrities—who dare to venture backstage with the one of the world's most dangerous rock stars. In the words of Elle magazine, the book "makes Madonna's infamous Sex seem downright wholesome in comparison."

📒Apocalypse Soon ✍ Kornelia Freitag

✏Book Title : Apocalypse Soon
✏Author : Kornelia Freitag
✏Publisher : LIT Verlag Münster
✏Release Date : 2011
✏Pages : 114
✏ISBN : 9783643901170
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Apocalypse Soon Book Summary : Religion has always played a special role in the life of the United States. This has been true at Puritan times and it is still true today. Apocalypse Soon? charts the sometimes open, sometimes hidden connections between US popular culture and religion. The book's essays offer a closer look on a wide variety of cultural phenomena that reach from Puritan millennialism to George Bush's appeal to the Christian right, from Marilyn Manson's Antichrist Superstar to the Christian metal band Saviour Machine, and from TV series like Family First, Dead Like Me, and Lost, to Christian diet and chastity programs. (Series: MasteRResearch - Vol. 3)

📒Alice In Sik Fathom ✍ Erick Tieman

✏Book Title : Alice In Sik Fathom
✏Author : Erick Tieman
✏Publisher : AuthorHouse
✏Release Date : 2011-07-12
✏Pages : 160
✏ISBN : 9781463414511
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Alice In Sik Fathom Book Summary : A tale of a oddly twisted yet funny an surreal story of wonderlands vision an the style of a devils kiss of entertainment version of candyland.

📒Dissecting Marilyn Manson ✍ Gavin Baddeley

✏Book Title : Dissecting Marilyn Manson
✏Author : Gavin Baddeley
✏Publisher : Plexus Publishing
✏Release Date : 2015-06-29
✏Pages : 300
✏ISBN : 9780859658768
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Dissecting Marilyn Manson Book Summary : In Dissecting Marilyn Manson, author Gavin Baddeley performs a cultural autopsy upon Manson, examining the seminal influences and psychotic sources that have gone into making him the Frankenstein monster that he is today. With its heavily visual approach, the text and pictures create the impression of a pathological scrapbook, emphasising the idea of the performer being put under the knife, exploring the Manson mythos in an irreverent but authoritative manner. Each chapter exposes one gruesome angle after another, gradually revealing just what makes Marilyn Manson tick and why so many find him so compelling. Dissecting Marilyn Manson offers the legion of dedicated Manson fans an alternative look into his macabre and twisted world. This revised and updated edition continues dissecting up to the present day, analysing recent developments in Manson’s professional and private life, including his recent high-profile court case, marriage to fetish model Dita Von Teese, and creative forays into the worlds of art and film.

📒Rock Band Name Origins ✍ Greg Metzer

✏Book Title : Rock Band Name Origins
✏Author : Greg Metzer
✏Publisher : McFarland
✏Release Date : 2015-03-20
✏Pages : 256
✏ISBN : 9780786455317
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Rock Band Name Origins Book Summary : This book details the origins of the names of 240 musical acts, focusing on the most popular groups (and a few individual performers) from the 1960s through today. Even casual music fans will recognize almost all of the acts discussed. A few one-hit wonders are included simply because their name is so unusual (Mungo Jerry, for example) that they warrant a place in the study. Each entry focuses on the meaning and/or origin of the act’s name, what it had been called previously, and any other names that were considered and rejected during the naming process. Also included are facts and figures about the act’s history and place in the rock music pantheon, the year the act was formed, the names of original members and later members of note and the act’s best known hit. The book lists bands alphabetically to give the casual reader the opportunity to open it to any page and read at leisure, the historian the ability to easily pinpoint the subject of his or her research, or the die-hard rock fan the chance to learn from A to Z the name origins of the biggest acts in rock and pop music history.

✏Book Title : The Pyrotechnic Insanitarium
✏Author : Mark Dery
✏Publisher : Open Road + Grove/Atlantic
✏Release Date : 2007-12-01
✏Pages : 304
✏ISBN : 9780802196125
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏The Pyrotechnic Insanitarium Book Summary : A wide-ranging collection of essays on millennial American culture that “marshals a vast pop vocabulary with easy wit” (The New York Times Book Review). From the far left to the far right, on talk radio and the op-ed page, more and more Americans believe that the social fabric is unraveling. Celebrity worship and media frenzy, suicidal cultists and heavily armed secessionists: modern life seems to have become a “pyrotechnic insanitarium,” Mark Dery says, borrowing a turn-of-the-century name for Coney Island. Dery elucidates the meaning to our madness, deconstructing American culture from mainstream forces like Disney and Nike to fringe phenomena like the Unabomber and alien invaders. Our millennial angst, he argues, is a product of a pervasive cultural anxiety—a combination of the social and economic upheaval wrought by global capitalism and the paranoia fanned by media sensationalism. The Pyrotechnic Insanitarium is a theme-park ride through the extremes of American culture of which The Atlantic Monthly has written, “Mark Dery confirms once again what writers and thinkers as disparate as Nathanael West, Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Sigmund Freud, and Oliver Sacks have already shown us: the best place to explore the human condition is at its outer margins, its pathological extremes.” “Dery is the kind of critic who just might give conspiracy theory a good name.” —Wired

📒Out Of Action ✍ Chris Cocks

✏Book Title : Out of Action
✏Author : Chris Cocks
✏Publisher : 30° South Publishers
✏Release Date : 2008
✏Pages : 278
✏ISBN : 9781920143206
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Out of Action Book Summary : The powerful sequel to Fireforce Originally published as Survival Course in 1999, now long out of print, Out of Action is a reworked and updated edition, the sequel to the best-selling Fireforce—one man's war in the Rhodesian Light Infantry. The book is divided into two distinct parts: Part 1, 'War', chronicles Chris Cocks's final 16 months of combat in the Rhodesian bush war, as a stick leader in PATU, the Police Ant-Terrorist Unit. It is a time of unbelievable cruelty as the part-time white reservists battle overwhelming odds, without air support and ... without a future, as Mugabe's ZANLA guerrillas swamp the country in the build-up to independence in 1980. Part 2, 'Peace', recounts the author's painful adjustment to life as a civilian—a fifteen-year odyssey in the embryonic state of Zimbabwe. It is an intensely personal journey in which the author pulls no punches as he describes his clumsy attempts to come to terms with a) the new dispensation of black Africa and b) himself. It is a cri de couer, the story of a young man, brutalized by war, who seeks escape in alcohol and drugs, and who, in the process, causes immeasurable pain and suffering to those around him. These too are the casualties of war. Ultimately, though, it is a story of hope, of a man's triumph over his own demons. Chris Cocks lives in Johannesburg. He is a partner in the recently established South African publishing house, 30° South Publishers. He is the author of Fireforce (now in its fourth edition); a novel, Cyclone Blues; and is the editor and compiler of The Saints—The Rhodesian Light Infantry.

📒The Truth ✍ Neil Strauss

✏Book Title : The Truth
✏Author : Neil Strauss
✏Publisher : Text Publishing
✏Release Date : 2015-10-13
✏Pages : 448
✏ISBN : 9781922148377
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏The Truth Book Summary : FROM THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE GAME Neil Strauss became famous to millions around the world as the author of The Game, a funny and slyly instructive account of how he transformed himself from a scrawny, insecure nerd into the ultra-confident, ultra-successful ‘pickup artist’ known as Style. The book jump-started the international ‘seduction community’, and made Strauss a household name—revered or notorious—among single men and women alike. But the experience of writing The Game also transformed Strauss into a man who could have what every man wants: the ability to date or have casual sex with almost every woman he met. The results were heady, to be sure. But they also conditioned him to view the world as a kind of constant parade of women, sex and opportunity—with intimacy and long-term commitment taking a back seat. That is, until he met the woman who forced him to choose between herself and the parade. The choice was not only difficult, it was wrenching. It forced him deep into his past, to confront not only the moral dimensions of his pickup lifestyle, but also a mystery in his childhood that shaped the man that he became. It sent him into extremes of behaviour that exposed just how conflicted his life had become. And it made him question everything he knew about himself, and about the way men and women live with and without each other. He would never be the same again. Searingly honest, compulsively readable, The Truth: An Uncomfortable Book about Relationships may have the same effect on you. Neil Strauss is the author of the New York Times bestsellers The Game and Rules of the Game. He is also the co-author of three New York Times bestsellers—Jenna Jameson’s How to Make Love Like a Porn Star, Mötley Crüe’s The Dirt, and Marilyn Manson’s The Long Hard Road Out of Hell—as well as Dave Navarro’s Don’t Try This at Home, a Los Angeles Times bestseller. Strauss' highly anticipated The Truth: An Uncomfortable Book about Relationships will be released in June 2015. A writer for Rolling Stone, Strauss lives in Los Angeles. ‘A profound and jaw-droppingly exhaustive exploration of the male psyche.’ Andy Griffiths, Australian, Best Books of 2015 ‘A compulsive read powered by questions of how Strauss can escape his warped childhood and regain the trust of his scorned partner.’ Australian

📒Rules Of The Game ✍ Neil Strauss

✏Book Title : Rules of the Game
✏Author : Neil Strauss
✏Publisher : Harper Collins
✏Release Date : 2012-05-01
✏Pages : 384
✏ISBN : 9780062130105
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Rules of the Game Book Summary : If you want to play the Game, you've got to know the Rules. In his international bestseller The Game, Neil Strauss delved into the secret world of pick-up artists—men who have created a science out of the art of seduction. Not only did he reveal the techniques that they had developed, but he became a master of The Game, and the world's No. 1 PUA, as Style. Now, in this bestselling companion, Strauss reduces three books of life-changing knowledge into a single-volume set. The first book, The Stylelife Challenge, breaks down the knowledge he learned and techniques he invented into simple step-by-step instructions that anyone can follow to meet and land the women of their dreams. In the second book, Strauss takes readers into the dark side of The Game. The Style Diaries offers a series of tales of seduction and sexual (mis)adventure. From accidentally getting married during a drunken night in Reykjavik, to luring a famous musician's granddaughter into a threesome; to the stress and frustration of the torturous and highly unorthodox "30 Day Sex Experiment," The Style Diaries takes you further into the seduction underworld than ever before. Finally, in the all-new, updated third volume, Strauss collects the greatest, most powerful, field-tested, word-for-word routines. You don't need money, looks, or fame to succeed with women. All you need is an understanding of how attraction works—and this thirty-day workout program for your social skills, which has already guided countless men from frustration to fulfillment.

📒Don T Try This At Home ✍ Dave Navarro

✏Book Title : Don t Try This at Home
✏Author : Dave Navarro
✏Publisher : Harper Collins
✏Release Date : 2012-10-09
✏Pages : 272
✏ISBN : 9780062045270
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Don t Try This at Home Book Summary : Step into the booth. Check your judgments at the curtain. Close your eyes. Listen: you can hear the voices of the visitors who sat here before you: some of the most twisted, drug-addled, deviant, lonely, lost, brilliant characters ever to be caught on film. What do you have to offer the booth?