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I Hope They Serve Beer In Hell [NOOK Book]

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The Book That Inspired The Movie

My name is Tucker Max, and I am an asshole. I get excessively drunk at inappropriate times, disregard social norms, indulge every whim, ignore the consequences of my actions, mock idiots and posers, sleep with more women than is safe or reasonable, and just generally act like a raging dickhead. But, I do contribute to humanity in one very important way: I share my adventures with the world. --from the ...

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Overview


The Book That Inspired The Movie

My name is Tucker Max, and I am an asshole. I get excessively drunk at inappropriate times, disregard social norms, indulge every whim, ignore the consequences of my actions, mock idiots and posers, sleep with more women than is safe or reasonable, and just generally act like a raging dickhead. But, I do contribute to humanity in one very important way: I share my adventures with the world. --from the Introduction

Actual reader feedback:

"I find it truly appalling that there are people in the world like you. You are a disgusting, vile, repulsive, repugnant, foul creature. Because of you, I don’t believe in God anymore. No just God would allow someone like you to exist."

"I’ll stay with God as my lord, but you are my savior. I just finished reading your brilliant stories, and I laughed so hard I almost vomited. I want to bring that kind of joy to people. You’re an artist of the highest order and a true humanitarian to boot. I'm in both shock and awe at how much I want to be you."

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780806535937
  • Publisher: Kensington Publishing Corporation
  • Publication date: 6/1/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 291,149
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Tucker Max
Tucker Max received his B.A. from the University of Chicago, where he graduated in 1998. He attended Duke Law School on an academic scholarship, where he graduated with a J.D. in 2001 (despite the fact that he neglected to buy any of his textbooks for his final two years and spent part of one semester-while still enrolled in classes-living in Cancun). Tucker is purportedly the reason Duke dropped from 7 to 11 in the USN&WR rankings during his tenure. He currently lives in Los Angeles, and when he isn't drinking or fornicating.
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Customer Reviews

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  • Posted July 17, 2013

    The book of all books... Funny author, can get old fairly quickl

    The book of all books... Funny author, can get old fairly quickly. But still good stuff!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 11, 2010

    Not for me.

    I did not like this book at all. I had high expectations being that it was recommended by readers who liked Chelsea Handler and other great authors, but I was more than disappointed. Being a jerk is only funny for so long, like maybe for the first chapter - but after that, it gets repetitive and boring. Some of the stories I am not sure are completely true, being that they are really outrageous. Not a fan of this book - don't waste your money. Very disappointing, only a few laughs. Although I will say that it is pretty incredible that he is as successful as he is if these stories are true. A blessed kid with intelligence and no motivation.

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted February 9, 2010

    Diary of a manwhore

    When I started reading this book didn't really know what I was getting myself into. I am the kind of person who likes a book with some kind of lesson I can learn from it and a story line with a climax. This book is a whole bunch of drunken stories from some random guys life that I really could have lived without reading. Yes, this book is somewhat funny in some parts and the things that happened to this guy are ridiculous, but sometimes I didn't believe everything in the book. In the book it states the month and year the story occurred and also when it was written. He sometimes has exact times that things happened when he wrote a story 5 years after it occurred. I also think that he makes up better things to say in situations to make himself look better. Reading this book from a girl's perspective was really interesting because I got to see what boys who just go from girl to girl really think. At the same time, I would of rather not read what is going through a mans mind while he is having sexual relations with some skanky girl. This man is a pig and all he cares about is women and getting drunk. I would not recommend another girl read this book, do not buy it because most likely both you and your husband will not want to read it after a while. The only people who I can see enjoying this book are either high school boys or guys in their 20's. I understand why this guy wrote this book because most of the stuff that has happened to him has been pretty funny, but in the end it's just like watching The Hangover because right after your done your like alright that was kinda funny,but gross. alright move on with your day. You learned nothing from that movie except for don't let some crazy guy come on your bachelor party and rufee all you. That is exactly like this book... I learned absolutely nothing and you can't even tell a story out of the book that is even remotely appropriate. What I got from the book was never trust a man whore.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted January 3, 2010

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    Funny But Stupid

    This rather grotesque recounting of the author's debauchery and chauvinist lifestyle is funny at times but, in the end, it's a one-trick pony. How many times can the same poop/penis/beer/vomit joke be funny?

    This would probably make a good gift for the appropriate audience... namely people who like very low brow humor (and I think we all do... from time to time).

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted December 19, 2009

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    Chauvenist pig for your entertainment

    Tucker's stories are really funny and entertaining, especially if you like drunken idiocy. He's the typical college guy stereotype. He gets really, really drunk (I didn't know humans could drink that much beer) and then somehow has sex with lots of girls and this is a collection of the stories that you can imagine come from this.

    As a girl, I thought this book was educational b/c it gives you an honest insight into the mind of a chauvenist pig. The most memorable messages for girls to take away are: guys will treat girls how girls will let guys treat them and the hottest girls always have body image issues. Also, the most important thing is Tucker shows you exactly what kind of guy to avoid by being the perfect example of it!!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 5, 2009

    Hated it

    He is a total slime bag -- and not good looking enough to have done most of what he writes about.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted September 30, 2009

    I COULD NOT STOP READING!

    I would like to start by saying that I do not like reading at all. After reading this book, which was recommended by a friend, I decided to at least give it a shot. I was quickly captivated by the ridiculous and hilarious things that this man has done. I literally could not put it down, reading it every moment that I possibly could. It is definitely good for anyone who likes to laugh, great for light reading, and there is a lot for those studying psychology to learn from Tucker Max and his friends. This book could very well be repulsive to some, but I found it to be daring for him to put himself out into the world like this. At the cost of his ruthlessness and embarrassment, I found myself laughing to the point of crying. I definitely think anyone with a sense of humor should read this. This book converted me to a reader.

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 20, 2014

    I laughed so hard while reading this book on a plane I was convu

    I laughed so hard while reading this book on a plane I was convulsing with tears running down my face. People were actually asking if I was okay.. If you do not consider yourself a deviant, or have a extremely foul sense of humor don't waste your time with this book. If you do it will be some of the best reads EVER!! One of my all time favorites

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 23, 2014

    Hella hilarious

    Awesome book, laughed my ass off!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 19, 2014

    Yes

    You need this book

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 3, 2013

    Please don't waste your time. This book is awful. Only the compl

    Please don't waste your time. This book is awful. Only the completely ignorant would find this garbage humorous. A guy who boasts to live and breath by  the contents of this book gave it to my fiance. The guy is a drunk labeled "rapey" "creepy" and constantly calls females "Dudes." We recycled this book.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 24, 2013

    This book is nothing special when comparing to college kid's lif

    This book is nothing special when comparing to college kid's life from New York. I find it grotesque knowing he thinks its comical to treat women this poorly. I have to say the worst part was listening to his description of a friend trying to beat and kill his dog. There is or thing to degrade women but another thing to abuse and find it comical to eat animals. I still do not understand what they hype was all about. tucker max is the worst version possible of Chelsea Handler.   At least her stories are funny and gross; his are just the type of story I cannot wait to finish. 

    Bottom line do not buy this book. 

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  • Posted July 17, 2013

    The stories are funny, but it gets old. Come up with something n

    The stories are funny, but it gets old. Come up with something new!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 16, 2013

    Good book, but it can become a bit redundant. Nonetheless it has

    Good book, but it can become a bit redundant. Nonetheless it has become the bible to the fratire genre!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 8, 2013

    Tucker Max is the champion of bawdy.

    No reservation, Tucker Max knows how to party. Many who read his books will see an element of themselves, but few will rival Tucker. Fast, rebelliously & abrasive come to mind, Tucker took the phrase “Boogie till ya’ puke” to an excessive level. Defiantly not for the faint of heart or don’t have a coarse sense of humor. I can only imagine what the years of 1975 – 1980 would have been like should Tucker Max had been on the cast of Saturday Night Live.

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  • Posted June 14, 2012

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    Not worth the $$. Don't get me wrong. This subject matter is u

    Not worth the $$. Don't get me wrong. This subject matter is up my alley. I dont mind shock value in stories or movies. And this book starts off good. Then it become cliche, the scenarios, the writing, all of it. This book reads like a 7th graders English class journal assignment. The pro is that it is a real easy read. The con is, that it is boring.

    The author spends most of his time trying to convince you that the stories are real. I highly doubt it. When you write things like "I can't make this up" and "My life is unreal" you are trying way to hard.

    Some of the stories are very similar to each other. He also rewrites parts of his the other shorts word for word. Overall this is a weak book. Weak writing, weak plots, weak trying to be non fiction.

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  • Posted May 15, 2012

    Poorly written. He is definitely no writer, but the stories are

    Poorly written. He is definitely no writer, but the stories are a guilty pleasure. They're funny, and they shouldn't be because he is mean mean mean, but sometimes you'll feel yourself simultaneously laugh and throw-up on the inside. Wondering what kind of trouble he is going to get into and cause is the only thing that would keep any reader readily available to turn the page. Hoping they serve beer in hell is a legitimate concern for this cretin.

    There is a lot to be said about endings. A good ending can save a bad book. A crappy ending can sour a fabulous book. In this case, a crappy ending obliterated a mediocre at best book. It was like one of those bad 5 paragraph essays that end in "In conclusion..." All in all, ok to read if there's nothing else. I found it entertaining because I love to hate jerks--and he is definitely a jerk.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 20, 2012

    I'm ashamed to be of the same species!

    Tucker Max is an awful human being. He brags shamelessly about bullying and degrading others that are any different from himself. Grow up.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 13, 2012

    kind of funny, not very well written

    Honestly I couldn't agree more with "Monique-S" The first couple of stories had me in tears, but after that it was really predictable. I found myself thinking phrases like "I'm sure" and "of course you did" it felt as if Tucker was that guy at the office trying to tell a story just so he sounds cool. He tries to put together a range of funny stories but fumbles all the peices and comes up short. Almost felt like he was trying to be so vile just to make up for bad writing/story telling. Don't get me wrong I love crude stories with shock value that have you rolling on the floor but it just started to feel fake and made up. Did like the first part, but was bored with the rest of the book

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  • Posted November 29, 2011

    Hilarious, Obnoxious Jerk

    Tucker Max starts off telling stories about getting into fights, sleeping with random girls and getting drunk out of his mind. He also incorporates his work life, like when he did the right thing and didn¿t sleep with a married female partner in his law firm but ended up getting fired from his job and caused other companies to view him as a liability because of the possibility of him sleeping with her in the future. Other stories in the book are unreal and unbelievable, like something that would only happen in a movie. He also includes life lessons and consequences he learned from his obscene behavior. With nonstop sarcasm and rude comments and promiscuous ways, Tucker defines the meaning of SHAMELESS. Overall, I really enjoyed the book because of the humorous situations and insults that I never thought someone would actually say in public. Although it was constantly entertaining some situations do get repetitive like the constant throwing up and pooping anywhere and everywhere. I think that the last story in the book really does wrap up the book and does a nice job in including the title. I think that many people (mostly women) will be offended by the contents of the book but others will greatly enjoy the senseless and crude banter.

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