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My only possible complaint would be that the book may end up being read with lightning-speed by any diehard fan of the author. Even today I crakcup help but get excited when reading it. If you’re already used to bizarre things then this will just be another one of those things.

Aug 27, Adam rated it liked it Shelves: Another reason why its an awesome read is because you can pretty much flip to any page that you want and just read tidbits of it that interest you which was, for me, most of it. Today the girl was caught in sunlight, her body arched on baked earth.

He had, and would go on to make much greater things. The book felt very zine-like, a gathering rae to shock and spur, a punk-like contempt within its many furies.

But I do look forward to Korine’s next film and I can appreciate it when an artist steps outside his normal medium to try something new, even if the project fails. Have you seen Synecdoche, New York?

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Tom Petty has For a couple of years this was my favorite book of all time. Some of the ugly parts of our society shine through in this book, just as in his films, however it was so scattered and the snippets on each page were short enough that very little continuity of any kind accrued.

Retrieved from ” https: You’ll read it in an afternoon. A Crackup at the Race Riots 7. It zt Korine’s indifference with being conventional just by how it’s put together, yet it is most likely on purpose because he has that same collage-esque quality he uses to create his films. Trivia About A Crackup at the And apart from that, this book as a whole is fun nonetheless, if you need a quick fix rsce weird and have a juvenile sense of humor.

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Ta you have a vulgar or semi-vulgar sense of humor, you’ll be very amused. Yeah, it appears that every bit of writing is a new puzzle to be solved unto itself. There are however moments of excellence though – specifically the fragments detailing Tupac and suicides. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

Books by Harmony Korine. Audible Download Audio Books. I’ll fight anyone who’ll try and tell me that Harmony is just weird for the sake of being weird, but I can’t fault anyone for getting that impression roots this book. Enjoy a night in with these popular movies available to stream rave with Prime Video.

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I excitedly borrowed it from her. Apr 24, Michael Seidlinger rated it really liked it. His approach is different but perfectly appropriate given the subject matter.

Most people have deemed “A Crackup at the Race Riots” as a literary companion piece to “Gummo,” but moreover, this novel is actually a companion piece to everything that Harmony Korine has created or destroyed.

And led me your way- so yay! I knew this girl who found an intimate diary from of a young World War I soldier. This is not to say that there wasn’t the typical over the top, gross-out and shocking aspects you expect from Korine, it was just executed in a manner that was really successful.

Back in when Crackuo was going through my “Oh my fucking god, Harmony Korine’s movies changed my life” phase, I scavenged the internet for this previously out of print book endlessly.

Add the first question. Moral of the story: The styles crxckup closely linked as well as the preoccupation with themes that are shocking or grotesque or sexually charged in a perverted way. He doesn’t try to be. This page was last edited on 4 Octoberat An experimental film originally shown as an art installation in Manhattan by Harmony Korine. That said, it is hard to imagine that any of the now deflowered Disney princesses were unaware that they would be subverting their pristine reputations by participating in “Spring Breakers” were they to read “A Crackup at the Race Riots.

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I am a big fan of Korine’s films. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

Please consider my lust. I am truly surprised that I am giving this book such a high rating.

I tried to read this with no prior expectations. That thing you’ve been banging on about- that it’s worth it, totally, completely, utterly- you’re actually right, dagnammit: Then, the further I got into the book, the more I realized how clever, original and funny it was I thought the book was a novel, at first, then realized quickly it wasn’t, that it was more compendium hastily and sloppily arrived at than a careful selection arranged by an unstated artistic purpose.

Currently, the man continues to release published screenplays and fanzines while caring for his wife Rachel and his son Lefty. The original Ritalin kid, Harmony Korine burst on the scene with Kids, a film so gritty and unsettling in its depiction of teen life that it was slapped with an NC rating and banned in some theaters across the country. Feb 13, Liz rated it really liked it Shelves: Those of you who know Korine for his brilliant I thought the book was a novel, at first, then realized quickly it wasn’t, that it was more compendium hastily and sloppily arrived at than a careful selection arranged by an unstated artistic purpose.

Torino Film Festival I share this because it’s the only part that stuck out. In some ways, the media frenzy over the rating overshadowed the harrowing portrait of teenagers destroying their lives and the then twenty-one-year-old screenwriter who created them.