Never Drank the Kool-Aid: Essays

Never Drank the Kool-Aid: Essays


His identify is Touré--just Touré--and like the various musicians, athletes, and celebrities he is profiled, he has affected the way in which that we predict approximately tradition in the United States. He has profiled Eminem, 50 Cent, and Alicia Keys for the canopy of Rolling Stone. he is performed high-stakes poker with Jay-Z and basketball with Prince and Wynton Marsalis. In Touré's international, Dale Earnhardt, Jr. sits beside Condoleezza Rice who sits beside hip-hop pioneer Tupac Shakur, and them all are interesting company.

Never Drank the Kool-Aid is the chronicle of Touré's remarkable trip throughout the American funhouse known as popular culture. Its rooms are jam-packed with inventive, smug, type, traditional, and amazing humans, so much of whom ensue to be well-known. it really is Touré's present in order to see in the course of the artifice in their global and comprehend the real motivations at the back of their achievements--to see who they honestly are as humans. it is a searingly humorous, strangely unguarded, and deeply insightful examine a global few folks comprehend.

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