Author: Bob Woodward

Release: January 1, 1984

Tagline: The Short Life and Fast Times of John Belushi

Publisher: Simon & Schuster

Genre: Biography, Entertainment

ISBN-10: 0671473204
ISBN-13: 978-0671473204

Synopsis: “Examines the extravagant world of John Belushi, exploring his fast-paced Hollywood lifestyle and the influences that led to his controversial death.”

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Quotes and Lines

Drugs were the only way to get away. There wasn’t the time or the money for real vacations. Drugs were a necessary recreation; $5 or $10 was well spent for some pot or several “tabs” of the latest mind-bender.

Belushi had a kind of intelligence, a kind of knowledge, that derived not from culture or literature but from instinct. He seemed to want to know everything, live every moment. Belushi was oso American. He was almost mysterious, naive at times, often innocent, but brutally cynical and self-indulgent.

…”You know, in the bar Danny and I just bought in New York, there’s some graffiti in the men’s room–three lines, written by three different people: ‘Film is king.’ ‘Television is furniture’ and ‘Rock and Roll is life.’ I think that pretty much sums it up.” – Belushi