: Struck By Lightning: The Carson Phillips Journal ( ): Chris Colfer: Books. “Glee” star Chris Colfer, who wrote and stars in the new film “Struck by Lightning,” out in theaters Friday, shared his experience about the. Carson Phillips: Because a life without meaning, without drive, without focus, without goals or dreams isn’t a life worth living. Life comes at you fast.

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Chris Colfer: Carson Phillips

Set preferences to see our top age-appropriate picks for your kids. It’s quick and easy to read; it’s not claiming to be anything else either which is fantastic.

I was so frustrated my social ranking was so low because my passions weren’t “relevant” to my peers. A few years later, after graduation and a long summer working at a dry-cleaners, I was cast in a little lithtning called “Glee. A perfect, dark comedy yb from the point of view of a sarcastic, cynical teenage boy. Illustrates grandly how even the “best of the best” can be living with secrets and pain.

This article’s plot summary may be too long or excessively detailed. I remember having meetings with production companies that were doubtful of my marketability, but would conclude with them asking “Would you sign this CD for my daughter? Seriously – Colfer is a funny, funny guy. When I found out that Chris Colfer wrote a book: She then comes home to Neal and demands to meet his son. Chat with us in Facebook Messenger.


I thought I was just really calm and mature for my age. Now, I will say this. I still recommend it, Wait, what???? Carson Philips is a high school senior who lives in a small town called Clover.

The film had its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival on April 21,and was released theatrically on January 11, Want personalized picks that fit your family? With this you can concentrate more on the actual plot than some fancy ways of saying something. In a way, it’s a lot like lightning. I really like Chris Colfer, and think he is immensely talented, but there is just as much to criticise and analyse with this book as chrks is to praise.

Sep 11, Lorythme rated it really liked it Shelves: In SBL, I get it, people can be self-aware, yes, fair enough, but it seems as if Chris Colfer writes revelations so blatantly obvious that the reader doesn’t get to come to their own conclusion. The dialogue was dramatic his quirky jokes and pop references were cringe-worthy and the scenes chrs sparse and shallow. He says they’re best friends.

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Rebel Wilson was cast as Carson’s sidekick “Malerie” the night before she started filming 14 hours to be exact. He decides to start a literary magazine Where was the movie about that kid?

Carson himself doesn’t see much point in sex, since he has yet colfed see a positive example of a sexual relationship. It gave me a chance to spend a little more time with my first set of characters — and I wasn’t ready to let them go just yet.


The narrative is also quite interesting.

View all 6 comments. It teaches you something and makes you think about it. Still love i Reread: Watch the movie, but don’t waste your money on the book.

Carson is such an unique and interesting character. No hesitation over full five stars. I was really hesitant to read this though; I was worried it was going to be horrible and that it would forever change the way I saw Chris Colfer and that my expectations were too high, etc. I like flawed characters, but you have to make them work. Yes, I get he was an outcast in his school and that led to him getting a certain enjoyment out of blackmailing his classmates.

I think, he only needs to be accepted or understood, but not loved. Moments or characters that could have had significant impact or thematic importance were dealt with sparsely and with little detail, like Carson’s decision to take antidepressants or Vicki’s goth personality.