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Brian Quinn

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Brian Michael "Q" Quinn is an American comedian, actor, and producer from the New York City borough of Staten Island. He is a member of The Tenderloins, a comedy troupe consisting of Sal Vulcano, Joe Gatto, and James Murray.
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The Dark Tower II
The Drawing of the Three (2)
Stephen King - Dec 27, 2016 (first published in 1987)
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While pursuing his quest for the Dark Tower through a world that is a nightmarishly distorted mirror image of our own, Roland, the last gunslinger, encounters three mysterious doorways on the beach. Each one enters into the life of a different person living in contemporary New York. Here he links forces with the defiant young Eddie Dean and the bea...
Brian Quinn
May 30, 2019
@SI_badboy Eddie is the best. That scene grabbed me the same exact way. Such a great book.      source
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Pet Sematary
Stephen King - Dec 04, 2018 (first published in 1983)
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When Dr. Louis Creed takes a new job and moves his family to the idyllic rural town of Ludlow, Maine, this new beginning seems too good to be true. Despite Ludlow’s tranquility, an undercurrent of danger exists here. Those trucks on the road outside the Creed’s beautiful old home travel by just a little too quickly, for one thing…as is evidenced by...
Brian Quinn
May 30, 2019
All time favorite books - Hitchhikers Guide To The Galaxy. Confessions Of A Dangerous Mind. Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas. Drawing Of The Three. Currently reading Pet Sematary for the 100th time. And a history of magic called Hiding The Elephant.      source
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
A Savage Journey to the Heart of the American Dream
Hunter S. Thompson - May 12, 1998 (first published in 1971)
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Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas is the best chronicle of drug-soaked, addle-brained, rollicking good times ever committed to the printed page. It is also the tale of a long weekend road trip that has gone down in the annals of American pop culture as one of the strangest journeys ever undertaken....
Brian Quinn
May 30, 2019
All time favorite books - Hitchhikers Guide To The Galaxy. Confessions Of A Dangerous Mind. Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas. Drawing Of The Three. Currently reading Pet Sematary for the 100th time. And a history of magic called Hiding The Elephant.      source
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The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
Douglas Adams - Sep 27, 1995 (first published in 1979)
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Seconds before the Earth is demolished to make way for a galactic freeway, Arthur Dent is plucked off the planet by his friend Ford Prefect, a researcher for the revised edition of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy who, for the last fifteen years, has been posing as an out-of-work actor.Together this dynamic pair begin a journey through space ai...
Brian Quinn
May 30, 2019
All time favorite books - Hitchhikers Guide To The Galaxy. Confessions Of A Dangerous Mind. Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas. Drawing Of The Three. Currently reading Pet Sematary for the 100th time. And a history of magic called Hiding The Elephant.      source
Confessions of a Dangerous Mind
Chuck Barris - May 01, 1984
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Suspense, excess, danger and exuberant fun come together in Chuck Barris' unlikely autobiography -- the tale of a wildly flamboyant 1970s television producer, better known as the infamous host of The Gong Show. What most people don't know is that Barris allegedly spent close to two decades as a decorated covert assassin for the CIA.Barris, who achi...
Brian Quinn
May 30, 2019
All time favorite books - Hitchhikers Guide To The Galaxy. Confessions Of A Dangerous Mind. Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas. Drawing Of The Three. Currently reading Pet Sematary for the 100th time. And a history of magic called Hiding The Elephant.      source
The Disaster Diaries
One Man's Quest to Learn Everything Necessary to Survive the Apocalypse
Sam Sheridan - Feb 04, 2014 (first published in 2013)
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Gain the basic skills you'd need to live through a cataclysmic event—one humbling and angst-filled lesson at a time   We're inundated daily with images of chaos and catastrophe from movies, books, and the nightly news. When Sam Sheridan became a father, these tales of disaster became impossible to ignore, and he was beset with nightmares about bein...
Brian Quinn
Apr 03, 2017
It's called The Disaster Diaries by @fightersmind. Great book. The blur was a mistake and won't be in future...      source
The Dark Tower I
The Gunslinger (1)
Stephen King - May 03, 2016 (first published in 1982)
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The Gunslinger is the first volume in the epic Dark Tower Series.A #1 national bestseller, The Gunslinger introduces readers to one of Stephen King’s most powerful creations, Roland of Gilead: The Last Gunslinger. He is a haunting figure, a loner on a spellbinding journey into good and evil. In his desolate world, which mirrors our own in frighteni...
Brian Quinn
Aug 22, 2016
@CgfFilm I love the Dark Tower books. But I love most of his books. They were my crack growing up. One of his new ones, Revival, I dug.      source
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Revival
A Novel
Stephen King - May 05, 2015
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In a small New England town, in the early 60s, a shadow falls over a small boy playing with his toy soldiers. Jamie Morton looks up to see a striking man, the new minister. Charles Jacobs, along with his beautiful wife, will transform the local church. The men and boys are all a bit in love with Mrs Jacobs; the women and girls – including Jamie’s m...
Brian Quinn
Aug 22, 2016
@CgfFilm I love the Dark Tower books. But I love most of his books. They were my crack growing up. One of his new ones, Revival, I dug.      source
The Martian
Andy Weir - Oct 28, 2014 (first published in 2012)
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Six days ago, astronaut Mark Watney became one of the first people to walk on Mars. Now, he's sure he'll be the first person to die there. After a dust storm forces his crew to evacuate the planet while thinking him dead, Mark finds himself stranded on Mars's surface, with no way to signal Earth that he's alive. And even if he could get word out, h...
Brian Quinn
Feb 22, 2014
Finished The Martian by Andy Weir this morning. Can not recommend this book enough. Haven't rooted for a character this way in a long time.      source
Hell's Angels
A Strange and Terrible Saga
Hunter S. Thompson - Sep 29, 1996 (first published in 1966)
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"California, Labor Day weekend . . . early, with ocean fog still in the streets, outlaw motorcyclists wearing chains, shades and greasy Levis roll out from damp garages, all-night diners and cast-off one-night pads in Frisco, Hollywood, Berdoo and East Oakland, heading for the Monterey peninsula, north of Big Sur. . . The Menace is loose again."  T...
Brian Quinn
Feb 24, 2013
"@tommyslone: Challenge accepted. Best Hunter S. Thompson book to start with?" -Q - Start with Hell's Angels and go from there.      source