Everybody Must Get Stoned: ePub (Adobe DRM) download by R.U. Sirius

Everybody Must Get Stoned:

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Publication date: April 2009
ISBN: 9780806536002
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Keith's on guitar, Charlie's on drums, and Ronnie's on rhythm. But who's on drugs? Everybody.Welcome to the red-eyed world of rock and roll, where every riff comes with a spliff--a coked-up compendium of your favorite musicians and their favorite drugs. Loaded with sordid tales of debauchery, lists, and bleary-eyed photos, there's more stuff in here than in one of Snoop Dogg's favorite brownies, including:The Top Ten Albums to Tweak toThe Top Ten Rock Star Drug QuotesThe Top Ten Drug Busts in RockExtreme acid casualtiesOutrageous drug stories of rock legendsThe secret history of Dylan and drugsHenry Rollins and Frank Zappa: How to act like you're on drugs without actually doing anyAnd the answer to the ever popular rock and roll drug question, "Who gave the Beatles their first hits of acid?" (Their dentist!)So put on your favorite CD, don't try the green acid, and enjoy! Note: Pages are not suitable for rolling papers. R. U. Sirius (aka Ken Goffman) is the co-editor of 10 Zen Monkeys and the host of two weekly podcasts, "The R.U. Sirius Show" and "Neo-Files with R. U. Sirius." He has worked as a columnist for ArtForum International and The San Francisco Examiner. He has written for Time, Esquire, Wired, and Boing Boing. He is the author of CounterCulture Through the Ages: From Abraham to Acid House, How to Mutate and Take Over the World, and The CyberPunk Handbook, and co-author of Design for Dying with Timothy Leary. He lives in Mill Valley, California.
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Everybody Must Get Stoned

Sirius writes as if he’s having a conversation with you on the bus or, for the less publicly appropriate parts (of which there are many), from the comfort of your living room. Which might be where you end up reading this – so that’s comforting. He traces the history of narcotics, uppers, downers, head-spinners and tail-waggers in his own (rock star-ish) language. High-brow, this is not, but it doesn’t pretend to be and a book like this might as well be written in crass vernacular, in fitting with the context. It also contains short sharp personal digs at the music as it goes along, and continues in such an unafraid way throughout. Not for the faint hearted, but certainly for those who are hunting for the truth about the happy combination of drugs and rock songs.
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