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Yeah, it appears that every bit of writing is a new puzzle to be solved unto itself. Raised in Nashville, Tennessee, the son of PBS cinematographer Sol Korine spent many rcackup his days at revival theaters, drawing vast Best known both as the writer of films “Kids” and “Ken Park” and as the director of films “Gummo””julien donkey-boy”and “Mister Lonely”Harmony Korine has been deemed as the “enfant terrible” of modern independent dramatic film.

He spoke of a love called JB. Jul 17, Amr Mohamed rated cracku; really liked it.

riotts Quotes from A Crackup at the After reaching a break-through opportunity as a screenwriter for Larry Clark’s first highly controversial film “Kids” inKorine quickly became viewed as one of America’s most bizarre and inventive creative entities, especially with the release of his directorial debut “Gummo” in and the publication of his first novel, “A Crackup at the Race Riots,” the following year.

You’ll read it in an afternoon. Retrieved from ” https: Apr 28, D rated it it was amazing. I too will respond alike with random shit! And apart from that, this book as a whole is fun nonetheless, if you need a quick fix of weird and have a juvenile sense of humor. If you want the opinion of a faux Norwegian hermit. He doesn’t try to be. For a couple of years this was my favorite book of all time.


A Crackup at the Race Riots by Harmony Korine

If Franco wants to be “groundbreaking” and original and truly subversive he needs to take a page from Korine, and “A Crackup at the Race Riots”. I was reading 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. Ohjeez, I just went a bit bonkers on the working class inferiority bus. If you’re already used to bizarre things then this will just be another one of those things.

Or perhaps I’m just too simple minded to fully appreciate what I just read.

Jun 18, Printable Tire added it. Far from his best work and probably for completionists or enthusiasts of avant-garde literature. Be the first to ask a question about A Crackup at the Race Riots. There is much to say about this film, “Spring Breakers” – primarily it begs the question of which cast members were “in” on the satire of contemporary American youth consumption culture. One day he spit and drowned a midget.

And I’ll probably have completely contradictory opinions on it all tomorrow. In many ways it is like a companion piece to his film Gummo for they both have that scattered feel. This book does that. Night time ours are between morning and all effing day for maximum sparkler effect: Ain’t It Cool News.

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May 08, Lee rated it it was amazing. 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. I personally believe that pages 6 and serve as bookends that connect and complete all that lies between them. 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 from this book.


So how much you, the reader, will enjoy this.

Since his rise to fame or infamyKorine has expanded his horizons in film, literature, art, music, and tap-dancing. 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

Apr 24, Michael Seidlinger rated it really liked it. This level of wit and humor something I would not expect from Korine, whose movies I find overly serious with the possible exception of “Mr. Like his films A Crackup at cdackup Race Riots is hilarious, playful and profound.

Johnny Rotten collects baseball cards Tom Petty has a dirty fish tank Then there is the section of 11 different suicide notes each one ending with a blank line for a signature.