: 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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The dialogue was dramatic his quirky jokes and pop references were cringe-worthy and the scenes were sparse and shallow. This book has a parental consent. Listened to this short YA book from Hoopla. He wants to do anything that will allow him to leave Clover, his bland hometown.

Malerie, why-why do you film everything? And that makes me sad. Informizely customer feedback surveys. Shakespeare once wrote that life is but a dream – and that’s exactly how I live my life, from one dream to the next, hating every update of reality.

Struck by Lightning: The Carson Phillips Journal Book Review

Because a life without meaning, without drive, without focus, without goals or dreams isn’t a life worth living. Retrieved March 23, They brought the point home that other people feel shitty sometimes too and that no one’s life is perfect.


Execution is just as important, and it makes me sad for what could’ve been. Now his writing style. I expected a great wave of realization to sweep over me – suddenly the meaning of life would be answered along with every other question Struc, ever had – but there was nothing to realize. Am I starting to see these shitwads as actual human beings?

Chris Colfer: Carson Phillips

Quotes from Struck By Lightni He tricks yearbook president Remy Baker Allie Grant into sending him a dirty picture that could ruin her reputation. To say the idea for “Struck By Lightning” hit me like a bolt of lightning is accurate “Lightning” is the story of Carson Phillips, a year-old overachieving, underappreciated student In the film, Phillips, a high school senior, is killed before he can fulfill his dreams. Though the book is generally quite humorous and easy to read, it does touch on some serious issues, such as alcohol abuse and dementia.

The book itself also includes many references to commercial products and pop icons, from Pepto-Bismol to The Hunger Games to Adele to Gleebut in context it’s more about snide humor or scene-setting than product placement.

I mean, why do some of us care so much? By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. If you were decent.

We started filming three days after the “Glee” summer tour ended and shot the whole movie in 17 days. Many critics also praised Colfer’s debut as a screenwriter. This is a great book! That was not what I was expecting Nov 30, Ethen C. Column 4 Our impact report: For Your Family Log in Sign me up. Mar 24, Sabrina rated stuck liked it Shelves: Come to think of it, I don’t think we ever had a disagreement — ever. April, who had no knowledge about Carson or Sheryl, storms out when she lightnig Neal is still legally married, and has a child she never knew about.


However, I modeled him after the person I wanted to be, rather than who I was.

Struck by Lightning ( film) – Wikipedia

From what I hear, that’s rare. Carson Philips is a cchris school senior who lives in a small town called Clover. But that’s not an option for a lot of people. 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 there is to praise.

It also made me question some of my behaviours and dreams.