By Nathan Rabin
While memoirist and head author forThe A.V. ClubNathan Rabin first got down to write approximately obsessed tune enthusiasts, he had no proposal the adventure may take him to the inner most recesses of either the popular culture universe and his personal brain. for 2 very curious years, Rabin, who Mindy Kaling referred to as shrewdpermanent and humorous inThe New Yorker, hit the line with of musics so much well-established fan bases: Phishs hippie fanatics and Insane Clown Posses infamous Juggalos. Musically or style-wise, those teams couldn't be extra various from one another, and Rabin, admittedly, used to be a cynic approximately either bands. yet as soon as he will get deep under the outside, earlier the caricatures and into the essence in their collective cultures, he discovers that either teams have tapped into the human desire for community.Rabin additionally grapples together with his personal psychological health and wellbeing he discovers that he's bipolar and his trip is either a prism for cultural research and a deeply own exploration,equal components humor and heart.
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You Don't Know Me but You Don't Like Me: Phish, Insane Clown Posse, and My Misadventures with Two of Music's Most Maligned Tribes by Nathan Rabin