Download e-book for kindle: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Heaven: (Or, How I Made by Corey Taylor

By Corey Taylor

ISBN-10: 0306821648

ISBN-13: 9780306821646

During this ebook, Corey Taylor undertakes whatever by no means earlier than tried within the heritage of rock superstardom: he's taking you with him as he trips undercover via numerous ghostbusting teams who do their most sensible to collect details and facts concerning the lifestyles of spirits. a few are extra credible than others, and, frankly, a few are thoroughly insane, yet all are saw with acceptable seriousness as Taylor makes an attempt to higher comprehend many of the spooky issues that experience occurred to him in his lifestyles, in particular that evening on the chilly House.

But that’s no longer all, fogeys. Taylor once more supplies a behind-the-scenes journey of his loopy existence and the numerous beyond-the-grave occasions he’s encountered. (You’ll be surprised how frequently Slipknot has been invaded through the supernatural.) Taylor additionally touches on his spiritual historical past and the way it led him to think in even more than the Man within the Sky.

Show description

Read Online or Download A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Heaven: (Or, How I Made Peace with the Paranormal and Stigmatized Zealots and Cynics in the Process) PDF

Similar biography books

Download PDF by David Macey: Michel Foucault (Reaktion Books - Critical Lives)

With Michel Foucault, Reaktion Books introduces a thrilling new sequence that brings the paintings of significant highbrow figures to basic readers, illuminating their groundbreaking principles via concise biographies and cogent readings.
there is not any greater philosopher than Foucault with which to start the "Critical Lives" sequence. even though reticent approximately his own existence for many of his profession, Foucault, within the final years of his lifestyles, replaced his stance at the dating among the private and the highbrow and started to talk of an "aesthetics of existence" within which "the life" and "the work" develop into one. David Macey, a well known specialist on Foucault, demonstrates that those contradictions give the chance to narrate Foucault's paintings to his existence in an unique and intriguing means. Exploring the advanced highbrow and political international within which Foucault lived and labored, and the way that international is mirrored in his seminal works, Macey paints a portrait of Foucault within which the philosopher emerges as a super strategist, one who-while fiercely selling himself as a maverick-aligned himself with specific highbrow camps at exactly the correct moments.
Michel Foucault strains the philosopher's occupation from his cozy provincial
background to the head of the French educational procedure, paying cautious consciousness to
the networks of friendships and the relatives of strength that sustained Foucault's
prominence within the academy. In an interview in 1966, Foucault acknowledged, "One should read
everything, learn every thing. In different phrases, one should have at one's disposal the general
archive of a interval at a given second. " it really is accurately this archive that Macey restores
here, accessibly bearing on Foucault's works to the actual context within which they were
given form.

Retail caliber

Get Who Was Alexander Graham Bell? PDF

Age diversity: eight - eleven Years

Overview

Did you recognize that Bell's impressive invention--the telephone--stemmed from his paintings on instructing the deaf? either his mom and spouse have been deaf.

Or, were you aware that during later years he refused to have a mobile in his study?

Bell's tale will fascinate younger readers attracted to the early background of recent know-how!

Download e-book for kindle: Strings Attached by Melanie Kupchynsky, Joanne Lipman

Strings hooked up is a robust memoir approximately resilience within the face of unspeakable tragedy, an inspiring and poignant story of the way one guy reworked his personal heartache right into a legacy of pleasure for his students.

His scholars knew Jerry Kupchynsky as "Mr. K"-the fierce Ukrainian-born track instructor who rehearsed them till their palms nearly bled and who made them higher than they ever anticipated to be. clear of the school room, even though, lifestyles looked as if it would conspire opposed to him at each flip. Strings connected takes you on his notable trip, from his adolescence at the run in Nazi Germany, to his lifestyles in the US taking care of his disabled spouse whereas elevating their small daughters, to his look for his liked more youthful daughter after she mysteriously disappeared-a seek that might final for seven years.

His unforgettable tale is lyrically instructed in alternating chapters through formative years buddies who reconnected a long time later: Melanie Kupchynsky, his daughter, and Joanne Lipman, a former pupil. Heartbreaking but finally successful, Strings hooked up is a testomony to the striking strength of hope-and a party of the profound effect one individual may have at the lives of others.

New PDF release: Neil Young: Long May You Run: The Illustrated History

Neil younger has been defined as extraordinary, cantankerous, enigmatic, and vexing. Regardless, his generation-spanning fan base and his profound musical impact can't be denied. whereas a couple of narrative titles have chronicled Neil younger in a single demeanour or one other, this is often the 1st illustrated background to span his forty-one studio albums, 6 reside releases, and 40-plus years as a recording and traveling musician.

Additional info for A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Heaven: (Or, How I Made Peace with the Paranormal and Stigmatized Zealots and Cynics in the Process)

Sample text

So what if he has to manage a culture that is . . almost unmanageable? And so he might be a little old for scooters and Lucky Charms and parking lot roller hockey. “This is a blast,” Schmidt says. ” Before I leave, Schmidt offers me a souvenir. Lots of companies have given me logo T-shirts, baseball hats and coffee mugs. But this is a first. He hands me a pair of Google boxer shorts. —Kevin Maney the time. Sergey put the figure at 80 to 90 percent. “If we both feel the same way,” Larry said, “we’re probably right.

No other search engine could boast a collection anywhere near that size. Larry and Sergey oversaw every aspect of Google’s widening operations, from hiring to offering new services to checking out the doodles for the logo. According to one top computer scientist, nothing got done without their okay. Taking Risks Larry and Sergey believe it is more important to try out new ideas than to play it safe in business. Sometimes this philosophy can cost them money. When one Google official told Larry about a mistake that cost the company several million dollars, Larry was philosophical.

Schmidt, 46, has been around since the actual old days. He was Sun Mi- Game room: A Google employee plays the crosystems’ chief technology piano in the company’s headquarters in 2002. officer, then CEO of Novell. In August, he joined Google. “It’s a way of getting lots of praise,” Schmidt says wryly. . Schmidt first met Page and Brin casually, and they argued with him for 90 minutes about the architecture of the Internet. “That’s MY expertise,” Schmidt says with mock disdain. ” Schmidt outwardly looks like he’s having fun.

Download PDF sample

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Heaven: (Or, How I Made Peace with the Paranormal and Stigmatized Zealots and Cynics in the Process) by Corey Taylor


by Michael
4.4

Rated 4.25 of 5 – based on 7 votes