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Books that need to be written

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by Pringle, Sep 13, 2006.

  1. Boom_70

    Boom_70 Well-Known Member

    The idiots guide to speling and gramer would be helpful too sum.
  2. Johnny Dangerously

    Johnny Dangerously Well-Known Member

  3. HejiraHenry

    HejiraHenry Well-Known Member

    Are there really definitive - and not fawning - books on the UCLA basketball dynasty or on the history of Notre Dame football?
  4. Boom_70

    Boom_70 Well-Known Member

    Well we learned today that there is some fine books on 'Bama football
  5. tyler durden 71351

    tyler durden 71351 Active Member

    I want to read a good book on how hip-hop culture changed America and the world. How one teenager in the Bronx or Brooklyn realized in the mid-1970s "Hey, I need to keep playing that cool part of that old James Brown record over and over again. While I'm doing that, my buddy will talk about how he's a tough guy and all the girls in the neighborhood love him!" And then, how this led to a whole culture, where nowadays this stuff born out of the projects is used by Madison Avenue to sell the most whitebread products imaginable. I want to see a real smart guy who is a great reporter, like a Malcolm Gladwell or a David Halberstram, take this subject on. Just what it means about class, racial identity, art, etc. Because it's such a radical form of music -- this whole getting away from melody and being concerned formost with rhythm. I mean, jazz and rock, they came from established musical forms. Hip-hop was such a left turn....
  6. Boom_70

    Boom_70 Well-Known Member

    I'd like to see a book about how hip hop culture ruined the NBA.
  7. Buck

    Buck Well-Known Member

    I like Boom's idea for a book about Bill Parcell's sociopathic coaching tree.
  8. tyler durden 71351

    tyler durden 71351 Active Member

    Oh, you would have a chapter about that. Don't worry.
  9. kokane_muthashed

    kokane_muthashed Active Member

    "In Through The Out Door: The Story of Boots"
  10. Pringle

    Pringle Active Member

    Re: Notre Dame - "Shake Down the Thunder" by Murray Sperber takes you up to about 1940 or so.

    And of course:



  11. BigDog

    BigDog Active Member

    Why Hideous Chicks Are Allowed To Roam The Earth
  12. Columbo

    Columbo Active Member

    More misogynism from this genius.
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