Everyone Loves You When You're Dead

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Everyone Loves You When You're Dead

Journeys Into Fame and Madness

By Neil Strauss

It Books, Paperback, 9780061543678, 544pp.

Publication Date: March 15, 2011


You can tell a lot about somebody in a minute. If you choose the right minute. Here are 228 of them.

Join Neil Strauss, "The Mike Tyson of interviewers," (Dave Pirner, Soul Asylum), as he

Makes Lady Gaga cry, tries to keep Motley Crue out of jail & gets kidnapped by Courtney Love

Shoots guns with Ludacris, takes a ride with Neil Young & goes to church with Tom Cruise and his mother

Spends the night with Trent Reznor, reads the mind of Britney Spears & finds religion with Stephen Colbert

Gets picked on by Led Zeppelin, threatened by the mafia & serenaded by Leonard Cohen

Picks up psychic clues with the CIA, diapers with Snoop Dog & prison survival tips from Rick James

Goes drinking with Bruce Springsteen, dining with Gwen Stefani & hot tubbing with Marilyn Manson

Talks glam with David Bowie, drugs with Madonna, death with Johnny Cash & sex with Chuck Berry

Gets molested by the Strokes, in trouble with Prince & in bed with you ll find out who inside

And many, many more awkward moments and accidental adventures with the world's number one stars in Everyone Love You When You re Dead.

Praise For Everyone Loves You When You're Dead

“We might as well have had sex now.”
-Lady Gaga

“If you were a girl, I’d f*ck you.”
-Bo Diddley

“We could do fifteen minutes in Vegas.”
-Chuck Berry

“One of the longest and greatest interviews I’ve ever had.”
-Brian Wilson, The Beach Boys

“The best interview of my life.”
-Britney Spears

“Well Neil, f*ck you.”
-Phil Collins, Angry Letter to Neil Strauss

“The best and most honest daily newspaper reporter rock has ever seen.”
-Dave Marsh, Author

“This excellent bathroom read is boiled down like little rocks of crack.”
-Library Journal

“Gonzo interviewing at its best.”
-Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

“A terrific look at the dysfunctional livelihoods of stardom.”
-Publishers Weekly

“God bless the demons—and Neil Strauss too.”
-Nikki Sixx, Mötley Crüe

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