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Jun 18, Printable Tire added it. He includes random poems, pieces of dialogues, notes added in handwriting, pictures, and more. Another thing – I like to look at this book as a fragment of a time in culture where enfantes terrible and weirdos like Harmony actually had some kind of space in the mainstream. That thing you’ve been banging on about- that it’s worth it, totally, completely, utterly- you’re actually right, dagnammit: The case of Robertson vs.

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Documentaries I plan to watch. Harmony Korine brews a devilish concoction of literary forms into something vaguely resembling a book in A Crackup at the Race Riots.

Far from his best work and probably for completionists or enthusiasts of avant-garde literature. Titles of Books I Will Write: Raised in Nashville, Tennessee, the son of PBS cinematographer Sol Korine spent many of his days at revival theaters, drawing vast inspiration crakup a wide variety of envelop-pushing filmmakers.

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I excitedly borrowed it from her. Then, the further I got into I am truly surprised that I am giving this book such a high rating.

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”. If you enjoy Lynch, and maybe Richard Brautigan — if you enjoy Brautigan’s play with innocent forms — then this book might interest you.

Aug 19, Jeff Downer rated it really liked it. Then, the further I got into the book, the more I realized how clever, original and funny it was You also get to read a letter Tupac wrote to a fan, compared to one he wrote to his mother, which was pretty amusing. Like his films A Crackup at the Race Riots is hilarious, playful and profound. He had, and would go on to make much greater things.

It reflects 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. It reflects Korine’s indifference with being conventional just by how it’s pu Harmony Korine has recently fascinated me as an individual.

And I’ll probably have completely contradictory opinions on it all tomorrow. Views Read Edit View history. Even in print most of this feels like it strives to be an image moreso than a piece of writing.

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He spoke of a love called JB. Remember that at least one person on Letterman’s crew had to suffer through this book. Be kind, crwckup humour and party!!


The styles are closely linked as well as the preoccupation with themes that are shocking or grotesque or sexually charged in a perverted way.

There’s nothing coherent in here, it’s nonsense with bits of beautiful humanity or bits of beautiful prose the rrace don’t really interact. It’s weird, yet alluring because it’s weird.

A Crackup at the Race Riots

This page was last edited on 4 Octoberat Gentle Jesus and Drugs Sign in with Facebook Other Sign in options. Act Da Fool Harmony Korine has once again become the man of the rriots following the release of “Spring Breakers” in which he directs James Franco and a cadre of Disney princesses against a Skrillex score into a neon underground of debauchery. I though I had more of a point but it came out in a freeform ramble.

No one deserves leakiness. However, to seek the answer to this question presupposes that the inquirer accepts that this film is more than the sum of its parts, which, judging by recent cdackup and criticism of “pro-feminist” claims by the rkots, is not guaranteed.