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Danny L. Campbell

Salem, Oregon USA
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  • The Rational Male

  • By: Rollo Tomassi
  • Narrated by: Sam Botta
  • Length: 14 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,622
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,279
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,254

Rollo Tomassi is one of the leading voices in the globally growing, male-focused online consortium known as the "Manosphere". Outlined are the concepts of positive masculinity, the feminine imperative, plate theory, operative social conventions, and the core psychological theory behind game awareness and "red pill" ideology. Tomassi explains and outlines the principles of intergender social dynamics and foundational reasoning behind them.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Highly, highly recommend!

  • By Amazon Customer on 10-18-16

Wish I had heard this years ago ....

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-10-17

Life changing. It's all true and would have saved me hundreds of thousands of dollars not to mention the pain and suffering I experienced before manning up. But it's never to late and never again. I plan to have my boys listen to this template and hope they incorporate it into their lives. Anything to avoid the mistakes I made. Enough is enough. No more Killjoys;.

  • Good Vibrations

  • My Life as a Beach Boy
  • By: Mike Love, James S. Hirsch
  • Narrated by: Mike Love
  • Length: 15 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 184
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 172
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 168

As a founding member of The Beach Boys, Mike Love has spent an extraordinary 55 years, and counting, as the group's lead singer and one of its principal lyricists. The Beach Boys, from their California roots to their international fame, are a unique American story - one of overnight success and age-defying longevity; of musical genius and reckless self-destruction; of spirituality, betrayal, and forgiveness - and Love is the only band member to be part of it each and every step.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Worthwhile for Beach Boy fans...narration awful

  • By jeffrey on 10-13-16

You will, yes, "LOVE" Mike's Book! Get Audible !

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Reviewed: 04-19-17

Excellent read by the author (Audible) and does not take away from Brian's book - I suggest reading them BOTH for perspective.

The leader and front man of the Beach Boys gives a travelogue, history and behind the scenes look at the family, friends and foes of the band. For the most part, he provides undeniable facts to back up his side of the story while perhaps glossing over his own shortcomings..

While Brian's book gives some background and more depth on the music, Mike fills in the blanks on most all else and never hesitates to take credit where he feels is due (and in his mind, much overdue). His love for Brian still shines through and I agree, who knows what might have aspired had he (Brian) not succumbed to the drugs & withdrawal from the band - perhaps, his creativity would have indeed flowered into a "blossom world". Eugene Landy on the other hand, all agree, (and not just the Beach Boys) was in the end, a total flake, thief and charlatan.

Mike is the "real" deal and this felt like listening to a good friend.

  • I Am Brian Wilson

  • By: Brian Wilson, Ben Greenman - contributor
  • Narrated by: Fred Berman
  • Length: 9 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 368
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 339
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 333

As a cofounding member of the Beach Boys in the 1960s, Wilson created some of the most groundbreaking and timeless popular music ever recorded. With intricate harmonies, symphonic structures, and wide-eyed lyrics that explored life's most transcendent joys and deepest sorrows, songs like "In My Room", "God Only Knows", and "Good Vibrations" forever expanded the possibilities of pop songwriting.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Surviving the Minor Keys in Life - Love Overcomes

  • By Russell on 12-01-16

The Real Brain Wilson

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Reviewed: 04-13-17

Enjoyed from start to finish. Stories behind so many classic Beach Boy songs. insightful. Melancholy.

  • My Life on the Swingset

  • Adventures in Swinging & Polyamory
  • By: Cooper S. Beckett
  • Narrated by: Cooper S. Beckett
  • Length: 7 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 87
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 80
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 80

For five years, Cooper S. Beckett has written for Life on the Swingset. The website was born out of the feeling that he'd learned enough in his whole year of swinging to tell other people how to live their nonmonogamous lives. His hubris can be seen from space. Here, he has collected personal essays, stories, erotica, and prescriptive how-tos into this memoir of his life, My Life on the Swingset. He may be biased when it comes to swinging, polyamory, and other forms of ethical nonmonogamy (in fact, he most certainly is), but he doesn't sugarcoat it.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • This book was exactly what I wanted

  • By J. Cooper on 08-03-15

Very Enjoyable - but not the hate speech

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3 out of 5 stars
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Reviewed: 04-09-17

I can See Your House from Here. (Camel - Band).

An informative and easy listen, amusing with many thoughts and essays that ring true. (this from a seasoned swing couple).

However, the fear and loathing shown to people who feel or think differently, outside his political & humanist camp, was disappointing. Seems whil extolling his own values & virtues of acceptance... comes across as being the least accepting and narrow minded ie. "I can't be a friend you unless you agree with my politics" .

Not everyone who buys this book is a choir member. While at the same time ("they" by his own words, not cheering him on ...), accept him, much as I do. As a moderate (non political), I am not in any extreme camp and prefer to remove all politics as a way to find the true measure - and pleasure - in others.

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  • Shirley Jones

  • A Memoir
  • By: Shirley Jones
  • Narrated by: Shirley Jones
  • Length: 6 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 203
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 186
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 182

For those who only think of Shirley Jones as the prim and proper Marion the librarian or the chaste and demure Mrs. Partridge, a massive surprise is in store. In this hilarious and heartwarming, shocking and intimate memoir, Shirley dishes the raw truth about her own highly charged sexuality, her two husbands - the charismatic and deeply troubled Broadway star Jack Cassidy and the wacky TV comic Marty Ingels - her legendary Hollywood costars, and her interactions with the cast of The Partridge Family, including her rock star stepson David Cassidy.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • A Tabloid in Book Form

  • By Polly on 02-28-14

Don't Pay Attention to Negative Reviews !!

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5 out of 5 stars
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Reviewed: 04-01-17

Loved the audio book read by Shirley Jones. Sensible. Simple and was NOT over the top on the subject of sex. I think even more of Miss Shirley Jones after listening & understanding, not less, and she will forever be my Partridge Familiy, well "mother I'd like to ....."