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On being awesome : a unified theory of how not to suck, Nick Riggle

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On being awesome : a unified theory of how not to suck
Title
On being awesome
Title remainder
a unified theory of how not to suck
Statement of responsibility
Nick Riggle
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this lively treatise, pro-skater-turned-philosopher Nick Riggle presents a theory of awesomeness (and its opposite, suckiness) that's both sharply illuminating and more timely than ever. We all know people who are awesome and people who suck, but what do we really mean by these terms? Have you ever been chill or game? Do you rock or rule? If so, then you're tapped into the ethics of awesomeness. Awesome people excel at creating social openings that encourage expressions of individuality and create community. And if you're a cheapskate, self-promoter, killjoy, or douchebag, you're the type of person who shuts social openings down. Put more simply: You suck. From street art to folk singers, Proust to the great etiquette writer Emily Post, President Obama to former Los Angeles Dodger Glenn Burke, Riggle draws on pop culture, politics, history, and sports to explore the origins of awesome, and delves into the nuances of what it means to suck and why it's so important to strive for awesomeness. An accessible and entertaining lens for navigating the ethics of our time, On Being Awesome provides a new and inspiring framework for understanding ourselves and creating meaningful connections in our everyday lives
Summary
In an original and entertaining exploration of the competing phenomena of being awesome and sucking, a pro-skater-turned-philosopher provides a new and inspiring framework for understanding friendship, success and happiness in our everyday lives
Writing style
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10582060
Cataloging source
PUL
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Riggle, Nick
Dewey number
158.1
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Success
  • Conduct of life
Target audience
adult
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a unified theory of how not to suck
Label
On being awesome : a unified theory of how not to suck, Nick Riggle
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
In search of awesomeness -- A theory -- The ethics of awesomeness -- Mapping the ethics of awesomeness -- The origins of awesome -- Awesome culture -- Becoming awesome
Control code
000059966851
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
212 pages
Isbn
9780143130901
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2017016020
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)971233538
Label
On being awesome : a unified theory of how not to suck, Nick Riggle
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
In search of awesomeness -- A theory -- The ethics of awesomeness -- Mapping the ethics of awesomeness -- The origins of awesome -- Awesome culture -- Becoming awesome
Control code
000059966851
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
212 pages
Isbn
9780143130901
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2017016020
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)971233538

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