Can I Say: Living Large, Cheating Death, and Drums, Drums, by Gavin Edwards, Travis Barker

By Gavin Edwards, Travis Barker

Travis Barker’s soul-baring memoir chronicles the highlights and lowlights of the well known drummer’s artwork and his existence, together with the harrowing airplane crash that just about killed him and his nerve-racking highway to recovery—a interesting never-before-told-in-full tale of non-public reinvention grounded in musical salvation and fatherhood.

After breaking out because the acclaimed drummer of the multiplatinum punk band Blink-182, every little thing replaced for Travis Barker. however the darkish aspect of rock stardom took its toll: his marriage, chronicled for an MTV truth exhibit, fell aside. consistent traveling hid a major drug dependancy. A reckoning didn't actually come until eventually he was once pressured to stand mortality: His existence approximately resulted in a frightening aircraft crash, after which his shut buddy, collaborator, and fellow crash survivor DJ AM died of an overdose.

In this blunt, using memoir, Barker ruminates on rock stardom, fatherhood, demise, loss, and redemption, sharing tales formed through decades’ worthy of richly deserved insights. His pulsating memoir is as vigorous as his acclaimed beats. It brings to an in depth the 1st chapters of a well-lived lifestyles, inspiring readers to stick to the rhythms in their personal hearts and locate that means of their lives.

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Rather than being the origin of discourses, which then become further distributed throughout the social, media are an inseparable part of the social. In this line of thinking, media bring into circulation a variety of already existing discourses, making them both visible and tangible. By means of a discourse-theoretical analysis (DTA) (Carpentier and De Cleen, 2007; Carpentier, 2010), I aim to answer the research question that inquires which constructions of the good death and of the subject positions of the dying persons the Belgian newspaper coverage offers.

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