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Which is saying something, because I thought the musical was a little boring with the musical numbers... so... It's an okay book. I read it because I got into the musical, but I probably wouldn't have read it otherwise. I think the musical is better but this is still good. When Jeremy first gets the squip, he makes out with this girl named Brooke. Even though it seems great at first, things go badly and Jeremy leaves.

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My friend introduced me to the Broadway Musical and told me that the original production was different and the cast were quiet asshholey and that they were even meaner in the book. Another thing to note is that Jeremy's love interest is not as sexually active as other girls, and is often described to be different than the other girls he meets whom he respects very little, once again, enforcing the hypocritical view of sexuality between the genders. See, because being Cool is obviously the most important thing on earth. It’s more important than getting a job, or having a girlfriend, or political power, or money, because all those things are predicated by Coolness.”

I've been listening to the Be More Chill original musical cast recording and enjoying the sound of the music while not necessarily understanding all the words yet. (Living with me is a hellish experience of hearing songs sung with the lyrics I think I heard or improving the lyrics to what I think they should be.) Since I probably won't have a chance to see the actual show for quite a while yet, I thought I'd read the original book to help me understand the plot. Also, there's a graphic novel adaptation I want to read next. I was hoping that this would break that formula. I was hoping that the attempts of hipness would be, idk, groundbreaking. I didn't want a freakin' modern day after school special.

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Rich: Joked by Joe Tracz to be Evil Kermit, but is confirmed to be Lara Croft from Tomb Raider by Joe Iconis. Be More Chill Extends at Two River Theater | TheaterMania". www.theatermania.com . Retrieved 2019-09-29.Jeremy Heere is your average high school dork. Day after day, he stares at beautiful Christine, the girl he can never have, and dryly notes the small humiliations that come his way. Until the day he learns about the "squip." There were several scenes and characters in the book that aren't in the play that I feel could be added into and I'm curious to see how the upcoming film will be. Even though this is a more visual format of storytelling, the squip has no physical manifestation in the graphic novel and I have mixed feelings about this: There is also some lesson that the Squip gives him, instructing him that women and girls are attracted to pheromones. Once you get with a girl, other girls will come to you and want you. -- Again, this is terribly problematic, because it states that every girl will want to have sexual advances made towards her because of the boy's prolific history. Then the Squip gives this comment, "HOW DO YOU THINK GUYS WITH GIRLFRIENDS BECOME SO ATTRACTIVE TO OUTSIDE FEMALES THAT THEY'RE FORCED TO CHEAT WITH?" (155). Now, this is suggesting that there is justification in infidelity on the male's part because of females' "innate" attraction.

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I have such high expectations for this one, I'm gonna have to manage them before it comes out because I've had this vision of what a graphic novel adaption of this book would look like since I first read it. BE MORE CHILL Cancels All Remaining Performances at The Other Palace in London". lwtheatres.co.uk. 2020-06-03 . Retrieved 2020-06-03. So here’s the premise: teenage boy is awkward, nerdy, uncool. He hears about a pill, a “squip,” that is a microcomputer that will give him instructions on how to be cool (or “more chill”). He gets a squip, becomes cool, and eventually the squip fails - its technology isn’t perfect yet. Everyone believes that Salil Singh killed his girlfriend, Andrea Bell, five years ago—except Pippa Fitz-Amobi. Of course, getting everything you wish for, especially because of a supercomputer, is fraught with disaster and never turns out quite like you think it will. I mean, does anything turn out well when you let a digestible supercomputer take control of your life?Shawn Levy & Greg Berlanti Chosen To Team On Movie Version Of Broadway-Bound 'Be More Chill' ". Deadline. October 20, 2018 . Retrieved July 4, 2021.

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Jeremy Heere is a typical high school geek. Unable to socialize with other people, he instead chooses to analyze their reactions to him, tallying up insults and laughter on self-made Humiliation Sheets. This book is absurd. I love all the pop culture references, and I love how all over the place the narrative is. This book is so bad that it is good. I found this book to be really funny, especially all of the Keanu Reeves stuff. I really enjoyed this book. Jeremy doesn't think any of this is possible until he learns about the "squip." A supercomputer that is swallowed as a pill, the squip implants itself in the user's brain and gives that person instructions as to how to behave and how to reach their goals. Soon, Jeremy finds himself working out to become buff, socializing with people who us Lccn 2003057086 Ocr ABBYY FineReader 8.0 Ocr_converted abbyy-to-hocr 1.1.20 Ocr_module_version 0.0.16 Openlibrary_editionIt's weird for me to read this book because the main character, Jeremy, I really think is based on Ned. Jeremy says things about himself that I have heard Ned Vizzini talk about or seen him do. Of course, the book is a little bit sci-fi, so heaps of it are made up, but this book is a quite memoir-eque fictional novel in that it seems to be how Ned has worked out his high school dorkiness and confusion and angst about not getting with girls. Isherwood, Charles (2015-06-09). "Review: In Be More Chill, a Nerd Finds Popularity in a Sci-Fi Pill". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331 . Retrieved 2017-05-10. This happens with a couple of other female characters. They are all treated like sex objects, including Christine, Jeremy's supposed love interest. She is a shallow self. When the main character hesitates to be in a sexual situation or start a relationship, the character is continually accused of being homosexual by the Squip. Some guys are bullies, others are just there, like Jake, to add conflict and make himself harmless when the plot demands it.

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