Professional Idiot A Memoir

Professional Idiot recounts the lunacy, the debauchery, the stunts, the drug addiction, and the path to recovery with bravado, humor, and heart. Yet as he realizes his professional ambitions, he succumbs to a flood of narcotics. Professional Idiot is his first book. He's an unrelenting attention whore and never fails to drum this into the reader - yes, we know that you're an idiot, drop brushes photoshop yep and annoying too - but he reminds us of this every few pages. It kind of makes me hope for the rest of the gang to write their own memoirs explaining how they ended up torturing themselves for a living.

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Besides, it seems really harsh to judge a dude and get down on him for his fucked up behaviour when he seems to have beaten himself up about it enough. Later, at the end of the roast, Steve-O made another attempt and this time connected, resulting in Steve-O getting a broken nose. What should you expect when you watch the movie Jackass or read the title of this book? Please note that the tricks or techniques listed in this pdf are either fictional or claimed to work by its creator. Nam interdum justo eget nisi pulvinar et condimentum orci bibendum.

Followers of Johnny Knoxville's sadistic comedy stunt crew are a loyal bunch. That is all there is to Steve O. And they're not all bad guys, either.

Please view eBay estimated delivery times at the top of the listing. And travelling around other people's countries and showing a distinct lack of respect and racism for various tribes by dressing up in their native costumes whilst acting like a prat.

No substance to this loser at all. You read about someone being a giant dick and then you have to read about them apologising for it all. But after reading this I Holy shit. Like wow calm down you're a dude who staples his balls to his legs on a regular basis.

Full of profound thought and sincere regret as well as all his token charm, this memoir is one to learn from, one to quote and one to marvel at. Obviously a fascinating memoir because this dude has lived ten million times the amount of excitement than most people.

Only an intervention and a visit to a psychiatric ward saved his life. Footage of himself skateboarding soon gave way to footage of himself setting his hair on fire or doing back flips off apartment buildings into shallow pools.

He's an unrelenting attention whore and never fails to drum this into the reader - Argh mixed emotions on this one. Bibliographic information. His mission was to film himself living a jackass lifestyle and becoming rich because of it. He went through a lot of crap, all because of his own behavior, and he had a lot of strange trips he went down.

You want to stop but can't, and it starts to destroy you. Like, that was genuinely the most terrifying, outlandish just crazy thing that I could do.

You see, I'm a speed reader. After he stole a video camera from his dad as a teenager, his future path was more or less sealed. Also, he's kind of tempting me to go back to me old vegan ways. He took to fame like it was the very thing missing from his life, but it was never enough.

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It also doesn't help that other addicts who write this type of book have accomplishments beyond their self destruction, but it's his whole career. He goes into treatment from there and into a new life of sobriety. Never knew he was so troubled but at the same time, he did nothing to help himself and seems to dine out on the fact he was a bit of a dick.

Professional Idiot A Memoir

Everybody else, shrug politely. Whether it was stapling his nutsack to his leg or diving into a pool full of elephant crap, almost nothing was out of bounds. Finally, you lose control.

Crazy guys doing stupid shit and getting hurt. There was never a dull moment.

His humility in his new life of sobriety makes the deadpan humour about his troubled past feel very honest and insightful. His experiences and his reflections on them are incredible. After ranting on for months about nonsense online and finally thinking of killing himself, a group of friends forced him to go for a psychiatric evaluation. Estimated delivery business days.

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He began to see all he was doing both to himself and to anyone who cared about him. It's a quick read and I knew what I was getting into when I started it, so I don't want to trash it too hard, but I read these sorts of books for fun and this got so dark that it wasn't for me. For other uses, see Steve O. Hot The Great Gatsby by F.

Fame was, too, and he takes about it along with everything else in this book. The book was published in multiple languages including English language, consists of pages and is available in Hardcover format. Despite his rampant drug use, Steve-O offers a lucid and candid account of his life, concluding with a Dr. For other people, see Stephen Glover disambiguation.

Therefore, my history as a Jackass fan is over a decade long. Steve admits his failings openly, and the one thing I really wanted to do during, and after, reading this was just give him a big hug and tell him he's awesome for who he is, not what he's done. Also he has an adorable laugh. He developed a crippling addiction to drugs and alcohol, and an obsession with his own celebrity that proved nearly as dangerous.