Cosmic Banditos has ratings and reviews. Bandit said: Classics are sometimes labeled so purely for their age, cult classics are labeled so for. About Cosmic Banditos. Soon to be a major motion picture starring John Cusack! Mr. Quark is a down-on-his luck pot-smuggler hiding out in the mountains of. 9 May A first novel, by a Miami Vice screenwriter, in which cute-as-a-bug dope dealers stumble onto the secrets of the Universe.

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What did I learn from this book? The wild claims of the author, especially with regard to what’s based in reality and what isn’t, really add to the dizzying pace and insanity of this cult classic.


The whole book just relied on references to quantum physics to lend an air of intellectual respectability to the inanity of the plot. Plus — sorry vanditos be so sensitive banditis I was not particularly amused by the Black character’s runaway slave dialect or the prolific use of derogatory names for gays and Mexicans.

Mar 18, Adrian rated it it was amazing. Cosmic Banditos is, if you really think about it, a much more accessible and much less impressed with itself Dancing Woo Li Masters in its exploration of meaning and randomness.

Quark – Weisbecker’s would-be prophet – seeks Cosmic Banditos operates on two narrative levels. While quantum mechanics may not usually qualify as light reading, throw in about a hundred gallons of tequila, a south-of-the-boarder band of drug running banditos and you get the wildest ride and perhaps the best exploration of ocsmic how strange and chaotic the quantum realm of sub-atomic particles really is!


Cosmic Banditos by A.C. Weisbecker

Cosmic Banditos operates on two narrative levels. It’s light on story, and is burdened by an apparent eschewal of outlining or planning. The best way to describe it is that it’s kind of a “Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas” of the s.

Oct 11, M. See 1 question about Cosmic Banditos…. A friend of mine passed me this book in the late 90’s and it blew my freaking mind.

No regrets about not having got to it sooner, although it does have its “laugh out loud” moments.

This was a really surprising book from the cover: Join the Cosmic Banditos group. Open Preview See a Problem? Stupidly I lent the book to a friend and never saw it again.

Basically a chemically altered mind trying to educationally alter itself. We are experiencing technical difficulties. Instead, it’s a wild story about drug running in Central America in the early s, totally surreal the writings of Hunter S. I of course bought it and reread it then the wife read it she loved it and we put it up then a few years later I decided I wanted to read it again and I couldn’t find it.

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It can’t even begin to peg or categorize it into any particular genre–it’s just a very unique and funny book. Silly stuff, but on par with the rest of the novel.

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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Please try again later. Think about it, scroll down your mental rolodex, most cult classics are essentially crap, but, you know, neat. My wife said she would just buy another copy on t I bought and read this book when it came out in 86 and I loved it!!

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Admittedly, the book is sometimes hilariously funny. He caught his first wave off Long Island, NY, inwhen he was 17 years old.

It skillfully and amazingly weaves this outlaw backdrop into quantum mechanics science and the human experience, as our “heroes” skip from one incredible situation to another. Some people have a feeling they will survive despite obstacles, odds, and detractors One of The Ocsmic. Refresh and try again.