Everyone Loves You When You're Dead: Journeys into Fame and Madness

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Harper Collins, May 1, 2012 - Biography & Autobiography - 544 pages
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Neil Strauss can uncover the naked truth like nobody else. With his groundbreaking book The Game, Strauss penetrated the secret society of pickup artists. Now, in Everyone Loves You When You're Dead, the Rolling Stone journalist collects the greatest moments from the most insane music interviews of all time.

Join Neil Strauss, "The Mike Tyson of interviewers," (Dave Pirner, Soul Asylum), as he

  • Makes Lady Gaga cry, tries to keep Mötley Crüe out of jail & is asked to smoke Kurt Cobain's ashes by Courtney Love
  • Shoots guns with Ludacris, takes a ride with Neil Young & goes to church with Tom Cruise and his mother
  • Spends the night with Trent Reznor, reads the mind of Britney Spears & finds religion with Stephen Colbert
  • Gets picked on by Led Zeppelin, threatened by the mafia & serenaded by Leonard Cohen
  • Picks up psychic clues with the CIA, diapers with Snoop Dog & prison survival tips from Rick James
  • Goes drinking with Bruce Springsteen, dining with Gwen Stefani & hot tubbing with Marilyn Manson
  • Talks glam with David Bowie, drugs with Madonna, death with Johnny Cash & sex with Chuck Berry
  • Gets molested by the Strokes, in trouble with Prince & in bed with . . . you'll find out who inside.

Enjoy many, many more awkward moments and accidental adventures with the world's number one stars in Everyone Love You When You're Dead.

 

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Every now and again, if you’re lucky, you come across a piece of craftsmanship that lays it all out for you. For architects, it might be walking up to an old gothic cathedral and watching the lines ... Read full review

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When I first started reading this book I felt disappointed. I know I expected something different. In the preface I had been promised snippets of actual conversations, not filtered conversations ... Read full review

Contents

AHUNDRED MILLION DOLLAR PAYCHECK
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ACT PG 369 EIGHT STABBING YOUR MOTHER
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orCANNIBALISMIS THEANSWER
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EPILOGUE P 508 KEY P 513 ACKNOWLEDGMENTS P 514 INDEX P
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About the author (2012)

NEIL STRAUSS is an award-winning writer for Rolling Stone and the author or coauthor of ten New York Times bestsellers. He splits his time between Los Angeles and wherever the Jonas Brothers are.

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