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Rant

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Rant

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Ian Hunter
genre:
Rock

We gave it a B-

”In the future, everyone will sit next to someone famous for at least fifteen minutes.” Great line. ”Sex Tornados” of used condoms? Now that’s icky. But that’s Chuck Palahniuk for you: outraged and outrageous. The latest from the controversial Fight Club author — Rant — is a fitfully brilliant collection of remembrances from a young fictional nihilist who willfully cultivates a deadly case of rabies, dies, and becomes a cult hero. Is the writer searching for some soul in the dank scuzz of American culture — or does he just like getting really dirty? Who knows? That’s Palahniuk for you too. B-