The Call Of The Weird: Travels In American Subcultures
Publish date: 2006
Publisher: Pan Books
Pages no: 290
Edition language: English
, United States
This is typical Louis, just as you'd expect. It's very similar to the TV series, so if you are a fan, you should enjoy this.
For fans of Louis Theroux and his series Weird Weekends.
A more accurate rating for this would have been 3.5.Louis is as skilled a writer as he is documentary maker. This book is very interesting but ultimately offers more of an insight into the author, than his subjects. Which is great for anyone that has seen the intial series of documentaries but possi...
Equal parts weird documentary follow-up and navel gazing Gen-X memoir, this quirky book was... well, quirky. Theroux apparently made a series of documentaries about fringe-dwellers (white power believers, UFO contactees, porn stars & the like) back in the 90s and was inspired to follow up ten years ...