You will laugh.
Ummm. Probably not. Not sure I need more detail about his life. This was a nice review and whats happened to him thus far.
He is the perfect person to read his own writing. His self deprecation and tone just adds to the humor.
That any loser can be successful. If you work hard you might get lucky and all your dreams can come true. It might not happen but at least you will be in a position to take advantage if it does.
Always be yourself.
Good easy read. Nothing earth shattering. Just a nice normal dude relating the peaks and valleys of his interesting life. He is a weird mix of self deprecating and cocky at the same time. His parents taught him to be humble and he employs it well. I do think its funny that his admission of regular pot smoking roughly coincides with his decision to take the easier road of just talking for a living as opposed to continuing on the harder path of writing and creating stories. I hope it works for him. I for one will never listen to one of his podcasts but would gladly see one of his movies. But I am not his core customer. And by god does he know them well.
No. And my own subjective opinion clouds the issue. I am not a huge fan of a narrator using distinct voices. Just read me the book. He does a good job but goes off the deep end a couple times and some characters sound similar. Which in turn is distracting. Plus there are some songs in this book that I love while reading but are VERY difficult to do in an audio version. It comes across all wrong (at least to me) and again pulls you out of the story.
Not sure. But it is a great simpler introduction before tackling Lord of the Rings trilogy.
English, deep, serious.
No extreme emotions. Just a good yarn. Wanted more detail in some parts. The final battle seems to be missing some moments. Like Tolkien just got tired and said this is good enough.
I don't think LOTR and JRR Tolkien is for everyone. But I enjoy a good fantasy story. And this is the genesis of all modern fantasy. It is good to revisit the source from time to time.
Liked the story about Pi trying all 3 religions. Did not enjoy the lifeboat story as much. It almost seems like 2 different books.
Nothing. I wouldn't presume to be able to change an authors work. I can only give my subjective singular view.
Sure. Why not.
A bit slow and philosophical at some points. The overall theme of "why not" go with the better story is a bit simplistic. But I guess that is the point, right? We all like stories :-) I am glad to have read/listened to the book. It made me think which is all I can ask for.
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