Praise. Like a line of coke begs for another bump (or so we’ve been told), Clubland is a compulsive page-turner.” —Miami Herald “Clubland. Buy Clubland Confidential New edition by Frank Owen (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible. Clubland: The Fabulous Rise and Murderous Fall of Club Culture From the Publisher In , journalist Frank Owen began researching a story on Special K.

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The club scenes in NYC and Miami are just endlessly fascinating to me.


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Alig and Paciello are not so fortunate with Alig convicted of the murder while Paciello fank convicted of multiple crimes. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. May 1, Sold by: I also realized I’m stupidly picky with nonfiction, because I hated owenn memoir aspects of “Witches in America” but would have LOVED more on Owen’s personal experience in the club scene.

Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. No Lifeguard on Duty: I was also amused to the ties Madonna had in the Miami nightclub owned owej a previous employee of Gatians. Beginning with an investigation into the drug Special K, Owen moves through the subculture to offer a broader context of the s New York nightlife scene, with corruption and criminality evident at all levels of management of the clubs and entertainment, as personified by the four spotlighted here: Customers who viewed this item also viewed.


I don’t, as others here have noted, think that Owen is being sanctimonious or prudish, nor do I think that he blames these clubs for all the evil in the world. Incorporating endless interviews with every character even tangentially connected to the plot he narrates, Owen’s reporting is exhaustive. Kathy Doll rated it really liked it Jan 31, Great look fran, the major players in an era that produced the most unlistenable music of all time.

CLUBLAND: The Fabulous Rise and Murderous Fall of Club Culture

Clubland sees through the smoke, mirrors, and Ketamine. Oct 25, Frank Mitchell rated it it was amazing.

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It is more than a look at a particular subculture, instead delving into institutional corruption and wider cultural issues.

I don’t, as others franm have noted, think that Owen is being sanctimonious or prudish, nor do I think that he blames these clubs for all the evil in the world. Please try again later.

Overall, I liked it. I sincerely wanted to clublwnd this as I’ve had a quiet obsession with the Club Kid phenomenon since I saw Party Monster when I was way too young to be watching it. While undercover agents fabricate evidence against Gatien, the entrepreneur is off on drug binges with hookers; while his Mob-connected underlings rat each other out to gain an edge over their rivals, innocent—or relatively innocent—people are killed in the crossfire.


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Maksym Shostak rated it really liked it Mar 08, Like a line of coke begs for another bump or so we’ve been toldClubland is a compulsive page-turner. Dec 02, Jernelly rated it liked it. Customers who franj this item also viewed. And the mention of Sophia Vergara.

Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. The Tragedy of Supermodel Gia. See and discover other items: Mark Wilkinson oaen it it was amazing Sep 03, C,ubland Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Welcome to the decadent nineties club scene. Simultaneously agents Gagne and Germanowski are investigating all of Gatien’s dealings after focusing on the drug MDMA’s, also known as “Ecstasy”, distribution throughout his nightclubs.

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