The book is very, very hard to read and almost impossible to enjoy.
The circumstances leading up to Goad's imprisonment was the most interesting part of the book to me because of my personal experience that was very similar to his.
In this book Goad openly dissects his life in an attempt to demonstrate how transfering blame allows humanity to sleep at night.
Jim Goad.... I am not even sure what else to say...if you are willing to read this you are also probably going to love it...or hate it...whichever.Published 14 days ago by victoriao1205
Jim Goad is a man I admire... and desperately don't want to become.
He's funny. He's poignant. His social criticism is cutting, accurate and iconoclastic. Read more
Great first book, The RM was great, but this is just the half-hearted ranting of an overrated crybaby. Read morePublished on May 19, 2004 by pill freeman
In SH*T MAGNET, Goad uses personal anedotes as catalysts for ranting about various strains of hypocrisy. Read morePublished on May 6, 2004 by Inspector2211
Goad is an honest man, beneath the many layers of mean spirited sarcasm (God bless you, Jim). As such, He's niether a hero nor a victim, as many autobiographers tend to paint... Read morePublished on May 6, 2004 by Preston Huey
What I love about Jim Goad is that he refuses to back down. And why should he? Goad has the brains and strength to handle whatever comes at him. Read morePublished on December 31, 2003 by Janitor X
Sorry, but I've had silly, violent, disgusting wanna-be girls stalk me. I wasn't stupid enough to encourage, or sleep with them, though.
Jim did. I'm glad he's out, though. Read more