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FREE READ Ê Better Off Without 'Em: A Northern Manifesto for Southern Secession FREE READ ô STEISLIM-ORIGINAL.XYZ ò Chuck Thompson Dubbed savagely funny The New York Times and wickedly entertaining San Francisco Chronicleacclaimed travel writer Chuck Thompson embarks on a controversial road trip to prove that both sides might be better off if the South were to secede once and for all He s a travel writer like Anthony Bourdain is a food writer writes The Oregonian about Chuck Thompson In Better Off Without Em the biggest book of his caree Just terrible One of worst nonfiction books I ve read in hardback in years all the wit of an anonymous internet commenter married to the erudition of a suburban teenage straight edge hardcore band The prose is so relentlessly crass and moronic it should have been typeset in all caps Thompson is the sort of writer that uses the term sheeple unironically if that gives you a clue The worst part is while I am also a Northern pinko that generally agrees with him on the sorry state of the un Just terrible One of worst nonfiction books I ve read in hardback in years all the wit of an anonymous internet commenter married to the erudition of a suburban teenage straight edge hardcore band The prose is so relentlessly crass and moronic it should have been typeset in all caps Thompson is the sort of writer that uses the term sheeple unironically if that gives you a clue The worst part is while I am also a Northern pinko that generally agrees with him on the sorry state of the union and think a what if why not exercise like this could have been funny and thought provoking he s so unpleasant discursive sloppy and condescending that after a few pages your eyes just glaze over Since the book is 40% nonfiction travel writing that attempts a modicum of journalistic objectivity and 60% vein popping harangue you end up with absurd graceless fragments like this gem The South was not simply prepared for war but had a purple hard on for it 28 Good thing I have a footnote for that I might need to verify that the hard on was purple and not crimson

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FREE READ Ê Better Off Without 'Em: A Northern Manifesto for Southern Secession FREE READ ô STEISLIM-ORIGINAL.XYZ ò Chuck Thompson R Thompson offers a heavily researched serious inuiry into national divides that is unabashedly controversial often uproarious and always thought provoking By crunching numbers interviewing experts and traveling the not so former Confederacy Thompson an openly disgruntled liberal Northwesterner makes a compelling case for Southern secession Along the way he interacts with possum hunting conservatives trailer What is there to say about this book It s essentially 250 pages of affirmed and confirmed stereotypes about the South Ultimately I thought the title and the premise were sorely ignored towards the last uarter of the book the author goes back to playing with the notion of Southern secession but it feels like an afterthought What this book really is is an examination of how Southerners view themselves and the answer is with a decidedly uncritical eye though I would posit that the rest of What is there to say about this book It s essentially 250 pages of affirmed and confirmed stereotypes about the South Ultimately I thought the title and the premise were sorely ignored towards the last uarter of the book the author goes back to playing with the notion of Southern secession but it feels like an afterthought What this book really is is an examination of how Southerners view themselves and the answer is with a decidedly uncritical eye though I would posit that the rest of the States has the same trouble The book is rather funny he utilizes profanity and invective rather liberally and it is highly amusing I m not sure I can glean any deeper truths about it other than the aforementioned lack of Southern self awareness In the end it really just served to confirm many of the biases I hold myself so in that regard it was refreshing since most of what I read involves a degree of re assessment on my part Of course that s what the author intends to do His position is not Is the South full of insane Bible thumping gun toting racist neo Fascist un educated fools who are ruining our country but rather The South is full of the aforementioned fools Maybe that itself is a challenge to my own biases if my attitudes reflect what s in this book am I not part of the problem as well 4 5 stars for the laughs and the anecdotes but without those I m not sure it would getthan 2 5

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FREE READ Ê Better Off Without 'Em: A Northern Manifesto for Southern Secession FREE READ ô STEISLIM-ORIGINAL.XYZ ò Chuck Thompson Park lifers prayer warriors and other regional trendsetters showing that the South s perverse church driven morality politics and personality never have and never will define the region as a fully committed part of the United States Better Off Without Em is a deliberately provocative book whose insight humor fierce and fearless politics and sheer nerve will spark a national debate that is perhaps long overdue I appreciated the collected information and have a better feeling or understanding of the southern culture from reading the book The author s style did not appeal to me As a resident of the mythic Cascadia I felt a lot of the book was Southern Bashing reaffirming my Northwestern liberal prejudices I do not care much for southern culture having lived in it for several years with the Army Best uote for me was from Dr Cobb My objection to what you re doing is using the South to wink at a I appreciated the collected information and have a better feeling or understanding of the southern culture from reading the book The author s style did not appeal to me As a resident of the mythic Cascadia I felt a lot of the book was Southern Bashing reaffirming my Northwestern liberal prejudices I do not care much for southern culture having lived in it for several years with the Army Best uote for me was from Dr Cobb My objection to what you re doing is using the South to wink at all the stuff in the rest of the country that needs addressing


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  • Hardcover
  • 336
  • Better Off Without 'Em: A Northern Manifesto for Southern Secession
  • Chuck Thompson
  • English
  • 06 July 2019
  • 1451616651