|Rating||:||4.93 (508 Votes)|
|Number of Pages||:||320 Pages|
In “Binge,” already a New York Times bestseller, readers find Oakley at his realest." (Salon Online)"I devoured BingeI think you’ll find it as hard to put down as I did. You might be shocked at times, but in the end you’ll walk away loving him even more." (Pop Culture Beast)"With his first book, Binge, Oakley takes apart the smiling, genial celebrity and shares some harrowing stories of poverty, addiction, abuse, and redemption This book isn’t a tale of regrets but of survival – it’s a book that
After uploading his first video eight years ago, Oakley took the Internet by storm. Michigan native and pop-culture tastemaker Tyler Oakley has amassed more than twenty-four million social media followers through his humorous, no-holds-barred YouTube videos, high-profile interviews, and social rights advocacy. With successes ranging from interviews with First Lady Michelle Obama, One Dire
Pop-culture phenomenon, social rights advocate, and the most prominent LGBTQ+ voice on YouTube, Tyler Oakley brings you Binge, his New York Times bestselling collection of witty, personal, and hilarious essays.For someone who made a career out of over-sharing on the Internet, Tyler has a shocking number of personal mishaps and shenanigans to reveal in his first book: experiencing a legitimate rage blackout in a Cheesecake Factory; negotiating a tense standoff with a White House official; crashing a car in front of his entire high school, in an Arby’s uniform; projectile vomiting while bartering with a grandmother; and so much more. In Binge, Tyler delivers his best untold, hilariously side-splitting moments with the trademark flair that made him a star.
the one we've all come to know and love through his videos and his podcasts As a casual fan of Tyler, I bought this book to support him and to get the inside scope on all the juicy secrets he didn't reveal in his videos. Despite that, I wasn't expecting a lot.What a refreshing surprise. What I expected to be a book that would slightly elaborate on stories from his videos ended up becoming an engaging, humorous, and emotional rollercoaster. He delves . Wonderful! Absolutely wonderful! Why does it seem like being an avid YouTube fan has to be such a dirty secret? Is it because so many people are so behind the times in terms of entertainment that it is still seen as weird and kooky to turn to it as a primary source of media? Or is it just an acquired taste? Either way, here's a personal admission that I never had sufficient reason to declare passionately on . A Fresh and Interesting Collection of Essays Bookworm496 I must admit, the only time I ever watched Tyler Oakley videos before reading this book were when he was collaborating with YouTubers I watch (Danisnotonfire, Caspar Lee, Zoella, etc). I honestly only bought the book because it wouldn't stop showing up on my recommendations (and I thought that he was kind of funny).About five minutes into the book, I was hysterically laughing