Were going to do something a little bit different for Classics Digest this time around. Instead of abridging and compacting a book for easier reading, were going to rewrite a book in its entirety.
I found Lifes Little Instruction Book: 511 Reminders for a Happy and Rewarding Life by H. Jackson Brown, Jr. lying around my house one day. After skimming through some of this sage advice (and swallowing hot eruptions of bile), I asked my housemate Nalcée if I could
Yah. I hate that damn thing. Go for it.
What started off as a distracting project on a short road trip has turned into quite an ambitious endeavor, for, with the help of a few friends and many cocktails, I managed to rewrite the whole nausiating thing.
If the original claims to be good advice for the SUV/soccer-mom crowd, I claim that
What follows are 511 examples of good advice, warnings, and plain, stark facts about the joys and perils of living life in the counterculture. Many entries may apply to you in your city, while others are decidedly French Quarter-centric (as 90% of the the population work in bars and restaurants here). Whichever the case, I sincerely hope this project may not only amuse, but instruct you to the finer points of rock-n-roll.
There are two ways to read the following nuggets of advice: