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Forum: Entertainment 06:46 PM - 04/01/09
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Posted By Fluke13
I just finished Lunar Park by Bret Easton Ellis. Definitely an interesting book....not sure If I would recommend it yet though. I'll have to think about it more. Next up....the Informers.
Forum: General 05:42 PM - 03/16/09
Replies: 21
Views: 1,150
Posted By Fluke13
i also agree that weekend is their best, especially considering lyrics and subject matter....but silent alarm has some killer tracks....luno, plans, and compliments are my favorites. i can't wait...
Forum: Entertainment 02:51 PM - 02/26/09
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Posted By Fluke13
I just don't think it sounds as appealing as his other novels.
Forum: Entertainment 12:59 PM - 02/26/09
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Views: 196,422
Posted By Fluke13
I have Lunar Park, but I haven't started it yet. Not too interested in Glamorama
Forum: Entertainment 09:57 AM - 02/26/09
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Views: 196,422
Posted By Fluke13
I just finished rereading Less than Zero recently and am currently reading the Rules of Attraction. I'd just like to second the recommendation of Ellis. American Psycho is good as well....I read...
Forum: News 11:20 AM - 02/19/09
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Views: 72,728
Posted By Fluke13
the Bloc Party song "Song for Clay (Disappear here)" references the main character Clay from Bret Easton Ellis' book Less than Zero....'disappear here' is a theme that is repeated several times in...
Forum: Entertainment 06:44 PM - 01/14/09
Replies: 34
Views: 1,302
Posted By Fluke13
People are afraid to merge on freeways in Los Angeles.


another great one.

anyone know where that's from?
Forum: Entertainment 05:51 PM - 01/14/09
Replies: 34
Views: 1,302
Posted By Fluke13
dude, I actually opened this thread to post that. what a great book.

actually I think the last line is perfect as well

"He never saw Molly again."

short, simple and a perfect ending. Gibson...
Forum: Entertainment 05:24 PM - 12/27/08
Replies: 15
Views: 438
Posted By Fluke13
in dodgeball the container with the money in it at the end has "deus ex machina" written on it

good job by the director on that one

on a disappointing note, this device is used way too much these...
Forum: Entertainment 02:26 PM - 12/14/08
Replies: 4,882
Views: 196,422
Posted By Fluke13
well it's about time someone explained what the point was....thank you for the insight. i will say that the explanation does shed some light on the book, but i still think it could have been better...
Forum: Entertainment 12:05 PM - 12/14/08
Replies: 4,882
Views: 196,422
Posted By Fluke13
and just because doyouhas? will probably ask....try.. On the beach, Alas Babylon, or Earth Abides for good post armageddon stories.
Forum: Entertainment 11:51 AM - 12/14/08
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Views: 196,422
Posted By Fluke13
good points
Forum: Entertainment 11:50 AM - 12/14/08
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Views: 196,422
Posted By Fluke13
look dude, im not saying chuck is a great author or that choke is a good book because it wasn't on oprah, and you don't need to be getting all defensive about this. it's really just an opinion...and...
Forum: Entertainment 06:14 AM - 12/14/08
Replies: 4,882
Views: 196,422
Posted By Fluke13
well you won't see Choke on Oprah's book club, which is the only Chuck book I have enjoyed other than Fight club....I agree that all of his books are getting old and formulaic and are basically just...
Forum: Entertainment 06:10 AM - 12/14/08
Replies: 4,882
Views: 196,422
Posted By Fluke13
then what exactly is the point? there still hasnt been anyone who's explained what makes this book so special.....is it because it's a wonderful story about the strength of the human spirit? ...
Forum: Entertainment 03:50 PM - 12/13/08
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Views: 196,422
Posted By Fluke13
one more thing....the road is also a great example of the trash literature that is popular in america.....most of america's favorite book is the davinci code because it's the only book they've ever...
Forum: Entertainment 03:39 PM - 12/13/08
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Views: 196,422
Posted By Fluke13
sure...it was repetitive, boring, and altogether uninspired. this story has been written before...more times than i can count...and pretty much all of them have been a better representation of the...
Forum: General 03:10 PM - 12/12/08
Replies: 167
Views: 4,029
Posted By Fluke13
wow...it took way too fucking long for someone to post this

thank you
Forum: Entertainment 04:05 PM - 12/07/08
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Views: 196,422
Posted By Fluke13
I really wish people would stop reading The Road....what a terrible book.
Forum: General 11:25 AM - 12/07/08
Replies: 113
Views: 4,023
Posted By Fluke13
letter to my son - bloc party
Forum: Music 09:16 AM - 11/22/08
Replies: 121
Views: 3,435
Posted By Fluke13
Song for Clay (Disappear Here) - Bloc Party

especially if you're familiar with where the song title came from.
Forum: General 08:33 AM - 11/16/08
Replies: 49
Views: 1,395
Posted By Fluke13
because the general population is stupid and short sighted.

news about trainwrecks, like britney spears and amy winehouse, is much more interesting.
Forum: Entertainment 07:15 PM - 11/13/08
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Views: 196,422
Posted By Fluke13
will do

also...i read american psycho before less than zero.

i loved the movie and also loved the book....i agree that it is very repetitive and probably could have been shortened a great deal,...
Forum: Entertainment 04:38 PM - 11/13/08
Replies: 4,882
Views: 196,422
Posted By Fluke13
just finished Less than Zero by Bret Easton Ellis

it was a quick read, and very good.

i think i might reread Snow Crash by Neal Stephenson while I wait for Lunar Park and The Rules of Attraction...
Forum: General 07:27 PM - 11/05/08
Replies: 93
Views: 2,285
Posted By Fluke13
bloc party


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