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The Death of Cool Audiobook

The Death of Cool: From Teenage Rebellion to the Hangover of Adulthood

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Publisher's Summary

Gavin McInnes is more than just a rude lunatic who keeps getting beat up. He is an icon who personifies irreverence for an entire generation. This is his story, or, rather, stories - lots of them, and all gut-punchingly hilarious, from that first far reach into a girl's tight jeans to turning forty with a cataclysmic party.

In between you’ll hear about acid trips, threesomes, Nazi skinheads, his band Anal Chinook (Inuit for “warm wind”), Martians in northern Canada, throwing pedophiles in jail, dinner with the Clash, what happens when you crash Bill Maher's show wasted, and the true story of Vice magazine. A gifted writer and a born storyteller, McInnes has lived his life without apology. Learn from it.

©2012 Gavin McInnes (P)2013 Audible, Inc.

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    John 04-10-15
    John 04-10-15 Member Since 2016
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    "Amazing"

    Fucking amazing! That's it had me hanging to every word. Maybe I'm trying to live vicariously but truly a good book!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Christopher KINGS PARK, NY, United States 01-12-14
    Christopher KINGS PARK, NY, United States 01-12-14 Member Since 2014
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    "Hysterical!"
    What does Gavin McInnes bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    I'm so glad Gavin narrated, it made the experience that much more enjoyable. You get to hear him talking in the various accents of the people in his life, mimicking bodily sound effects, and most important you can hear the authentic emotion in his voice as only the person who lived the events can truly express.


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    It definitely made me laugh, but its not all comedy, there are sentimental parts too.


    Any additional comments?

    Note that there is pornographic level detail in the stories and many of them involve drug use. If that doesn't scare you go ahead and get it. It's a interesting/crazy story of an interesting/crazy man with guaranteed laughs.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Ruben Salazar 09-25-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Drunk genius"

    At first you may think that your listening to a middle aged ex drunk, doper, punk, smart ass, regale himself with stories of his wasted youth while sitting alone in a bar with an inattentive bar tender who is gently wiping off the condensation from the semi frozen mug half empty with cheep and flavorless beer that the author is "enjoying". Really, what you're hearing are examples of the kind of passion and audacity it takes to do anything worth talking about. The same fearless drive that aloud Gavin Mcinnes to have the stupid, irresponsible, dangerous, and, well, fun moments in his life is also, the same drive and tenacity that made him a millionaire family man with a ton of great stories and what seems to be a sea of endless friends. This book is more motivational than funny. Though, gut wrenchingly hilarious and emotional, this book is a source of inspiration for anyone afraid to fart in front of strangers and in need of a career and or life change.

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    Amazon Customer 08-14-16
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    "G-Dawg slays again."
    Where does The Death of Cool rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    The top.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Gavin, obviously.


    Have you listened to any of Gavin McInnes’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    Yes. Listen to Gavin on TGMS and Rebel among all the other things he's appeared on.


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

    The gift of Gav.


    Any additional comments?

    Gavin always kills it. Having him narrate makes sense as he's the man who lived it. It's a tale that will put you right in the shoes of Gavin McInnes, just trying to poke blindly at the bees nest that is life.If you're a fan of any of his work- this audio book will easily entertain. With Gavin narrating and providing voices as well as extra insight in to the stories- this is the definitive way to experience this book.Prepare to laugh your ass off as you listen to Gav stumble though life as a young man in to adult hood. Well, stumble's an understatement. Only Gavin could have lived a life such as this. You honestly have to hear it to believe it.

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    matthew g silva 08-03-16
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    "first 15 chapters awesome"

    there were maybe 3 or 4 chapters between 15 and 25 that were boring. talking about boring Hollywood business dealing and meetings and some boring encounters that seems unnecessary. over all a good read. I recommend it. I love listen to Gavin and it was so awesome to hear him narrate his own book. He even teared up!

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    Eric 07-28-16
    Eric 07-28-16 Member Since 2016
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    "damn good eh!"

    fuckin hilarious and at the same time enlightening. couldnt put this book down... does that phrase still apply to audiobooks? worth your time gavin is a fuckin beauty.

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    Bryson Hall 06-14-16
    Bryson Hall 06-14-16
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    "A great story, with great narration!"
    Would you listen to The Death of Cool again? Why?

    In a heartbeat.


    What did you like best about this story?

    This story pulls no punches. The narration is consistently well done throughout.


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    I laughed until I cried more times than i can count.


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    Shane 03-22-16
    Shane 03-22-16
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    "The Great Gavsby."

    Loved it,
    just wish Audible gave you the actual book as well as the audio format. Even if only in PDF. file
    Then I would keep subscription.

    app is great. 30 second rewind feature especially.

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    twist3d 01-10-16
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    "Gavin: Hilarious, and on-point"

    A rare glimpse into the mind of a unique mind, controversial yet interesting. Give it a listen for the story and performance.

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    Robert Hatfield 11-19-15 Member Since 2014
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    "Laugh out loud (and cry)"
    Would you consider the audio edition of The Death of Cool to be better than the print version?

    Absolutely must hear in Gavin's voice. Laugh out loud funny and his Scottish and other accents are a must hear. Brutally honest so be prepared for raunchiness. At one point in audio book, he gets choked up, and so did I.There is never, not for one second, a dull moment in his telling of his life from teen to present. I can't wait for the 41-80 follow-up! Seriously, if you're a Gavin fan GET THE AUDIO VERSION NOW!!!


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