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Benjamin Rodriguez

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  • Hummingbird

  • By: Jude Angelini
  • Narrated by: Jude Angelini
  • Length: 3 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 958
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 856
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 846

Dark, deviant, and deliriously funny, Jude Angelini writes in the colloquial vein of Charles Bukowski, using his unique, natural voice to tell stories from his life. He writes about his sexual encounters - both strange and intimate - alongside stories from his childhood and his tell-all experiences with "science drugs". Throughout it all, Jude is critical of himself and his actions, proving himself to be vulnerable, lonely, and extremely relatable. A stellar follow-up to Hyena.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Get it already.

  • By Benjamin Rodriguez on 04-06-18

Get it already.

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-06-18

A dose of insight and crass. So good I am going to explore his other works.

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Slaughterhouse-Five

  • By: Kurt Vonnegut
  • Narrated by: James Franco
  • Length: 5 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,592
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,847
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 8,829

Traumatized by the bombing of Dresden at the time he had been imprisoned, Pilgrim drifts through all events and history, sometimes deeply implicated, sometimes a witness. He is surrounded by Vonnegut's usual large cast of continuing characters (notably here the hack science fiction writer Kilgore Trout and the alien Tralfamadorians, who oversee his life and remind him constantly that there is no causation, no order, no motive to existence).

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Horrible narration.

  • By Walter W. Quinn on 07-05-18

James Franco is solid

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-12-18

Solid reading from a author who's work I is unfamiliar to me. Franco pushes the slow parts forward for an easy listen.