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  • NOFX

  • The Hepatitis Bathtub and Other Stories
  • By: NOFX, Jeff Alulis
  • Narrated by: NOFX, Jello Biafra, Tommy Chong
  • Length: 12 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 161
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 148
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 147

NOFX: The Hepatitis Bathtub and Other Stories is the first tell-all autobiography from one of the world's most influential and controversial punk bands. Fans and non-fans alike will be shocked by the stories of murder, suicide, addiction, counterfeiting, riots, bondage, terminal illness, the Yakuza, and drinking pee. Told from the perspective of each of the band's members, this audiobook looks back at more than 30 years of comedy, tragedy, and completely inexplicable success.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A rock n roll story of epic proportions

  • By Ant Man on 29-05-2017

This is not just for fans.

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

Reviewed: 10-06-2018

A stunning collection of road and life stories that leave no awful detail untold. As a fan of NOFX, it's a look behind the torn, vomit stained curtain of a band that seems to have stayed together and succeeded _despite_ their entire story. But even for a people who don't know NOFX, but might be curious about a completely different kind of life, this stands on its own as one hell of a listen. Even at its most hilarious moments, you'll probably be glad you weren't there. And at its most raw, it will seriously tear your heart out. This became something I didn't expect it would. One of my top listens.

  • The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck

  • A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life
  • By: Mark Manson
  • Narrated by: Roger Wayne
  • Length: 5 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,649
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,167
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,163

For decades we've been told that positive thinking is the key to a happy, rich life. "F*ck positivity," Mark Manson says. "Let's be honest, shit is f*cked, and we have to live with it." In his wildly popular Internet blog, Manson doesn't sugarcoat or equivocate. He tells it like it is - a dose of raw, refreshing, honest truth that is sorely lacking today. The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck is his antidote to the coddling, let's-all-feel-good mind-set that has infected modern society and spoiled a generation, rewarding them with gold medals just for showing up.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Great hook, great narrator, little payoff

  • By AU Pete on 01-03-2018

Great hook, great narrator, little payoff

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

Reviewed: 01-03-2018

This starts out really punchy, with great humour. But it soon descends into cookie-cutter self help preaching. Ironic that it points out the problems with exceptionalism early on, then goes on to base lessons around the stories of exceptional people. The book may offer some perspective for younger adults, but if you're pushing middle age you've already learned what's worth giving a f*ck about.

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