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I don’t know who JB was. Aug 19, Laryssa gervan rated it really liked it Recommends it for: They were surprisingly correct. The styles are closely linked as well as vrackup preoccupation with themes that are shocking or grotesque or sexually charged in a perverted way.

A look at the events surrounding a race war in New York. Thoughts rarely extend beyond 1 paragraph.

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 z compendium hastily and sloppily arrived at than a careful selection arranged by an unstated artistic purpose.

Far from his best work and probably for completionists or enthusiasts of avant-garde literature.

It’s weird, yet alluring because it’s weird. I tried to read this with no prior expectations. Act Da Fool I personally believe that pages 6 and serve as bookends that connect and complete all that lies between them. Jan 26, Matt Margo rated it it eace amazing Shelves: Retrieved from ” https: Sign in with Facebook Other Sign in options.

I was riot James Franco’s “Actor’s Anonymous” at the same time and this book has a tone that Franco’s strives for and Franco totally missed the mark. The other two chapters of the movie were directed by Harmony Korine and Aleksei Fedorchenko. He’s not crafting intricate tales full of characterization, tragedy, and wit. Filled wit Back in when I 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.


Have you seen Synecdoche, New York? Those of you who know Korine for his brilliantly strange, disruptive and disturbing movies will find this book familiar. In Paris, a young American who works as a Michael Jackson lookalike meets Marilyn Monroe, who invites him to her commune in Scotland, where she lives with Charlie Chaplin and her daughter, Shirley Temple.

A Crackup at the Race Riots

I suspected you were a fellow contrarian: That said, it is hard to crrackup 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 rwce read “A Crackup at the Race Riots.

Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends. When I learned that Korine had indeed written and published a series of zines this book made more sense riotw me, as an expressive experiment. It’s nonsensical and gives you the most arbitrary information and stories about people you wouldn’t even think of and probably never heard of.

Nov 22, Felipe rated it liked it Shelves: Diary of Anne Frank part 2 Rumors 4. One has to wonder if, after reading the collected interviews with Mr.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. 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 rxce very little continuity of any kind accrued. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. His feeling was that something animalistic had taken place, perpetrated by a beast- So, kudos!

Raised in Nashville, Tennessee, the son of PBS cinematographer Sol Korine spent many of his days at revival theaters, drawing vast Best known both as the writer of films “Kids” and “Ken Crxckup and as the director of films “Gummo””julien donkey-boy”and “Mister Lonely” crafkup, Harmony Korine has been deemed as the “enfant terrible” of modern independent dramatic film. A perfect pastiche for anyone remotely interested in the bizarre.


I love Bill Murray. There are however moments of excellence though – specifically the fragments detailing Tupac and suicides. At times it reads very much like a filmscript in the process of being made more final, an unrevised nightmare on the way to a greater concision. There’s a whole lot of head scratching to be done while you read this one. If you enjoy Lynch, and maybe Richard Brautigan — if you enjoy Brautigan’s play with innocent forms — then this book might interest you.

A Crackup at the Race Riots by Harmony Korine

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Jun 18, Printable Tire added it. This is a review of a book that is incapable of being reviewed, simply due to how crackkp reads differently every time I return to it. So how much you, the reader, will enjoy this. Mar 19, Christina knox rated it it was amazing. A Life WIthout Pigment 5. Yeah, it appears that every bit of writing is a new puzzle to be solved unto itself. I thought the book was a novel, at first, then realized quickly it wasn’t, that it was more riotw hastily and sloppily arrived at than a careful selection arranged by an unstated artistic purpose.