After a decade of making documentaries about offbeat characters on the fringes of US society, Louis had the urge to return to America and track down the people. From much-loved documentary maker Louis Theroux comes a funny, heartfelt and entertaining account of his life and weird times in TV. A funny, insightful memoir by much-loved documentary maker Louis Theroux, who takes us on a weird and wonderful journey through his life and two decades. <
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In Idaho , Louis meets military enthusiasts and right-wing patriots who are preparing for a global catastrophe, including trips to survivalists' store Safetrek and a mountain refuge for conspiracy theorists called Almost Heaven.
Louis also visits the Aryan Nation Church and helps to build a straw-bale home. The episode focuses on the survivalism movement and communities formed around it.
That several self-proclaimed survivalists were also hippies and environmentalists is a recurring theme. Louis attempts to become a presenter on Florida's Home Shopping Network TV channel and meets Anthony Sullivan.
He also meets people who invent, sell and make a fortune from products such as the Win Gym. Louis meets a couple from Southern California who host swinging parties.
He visits one of these to find out what drives couples to want to swap partners. This programme also offers a brief look into other kinds of swinging through an organisation that has a database of members that are rated on a scale of 1 to Under this system, people rated highly are invited to exclusive parties intended to keep out unattractive, socially awkward, or otherwise undesirable people.
American black nationalist groups have been branded anti-Semitic, homophobic, misogynist and racist by the mainstream press.
Louis Theroux goes to Harlem in New York to meet its proponents, and meets the Al Sharpton , the main point of contact in the black nationalist movement.
Theroux also meets Khalid Abdul Muhammad , dubbed by the media 'the most dangerous man in America' and visits the Israelite School of Universal Practical Knowledge , who believe that blacks are the true Israelites and that all English monarchs until early modern times were black.
Theroux also joins Al Sharpton on a march on Wall Street to protest at the shooting by New York police of Amadou Diallo , who was shot 19 times.
Louis meets the hordes of out-of-work actors in New York as they try to land a part — and even goes on an audition himself — for a job on a Norwegian cruise ship, in front of Craig Revel Horwood.
Louis takes a look at different types of wrestling from the high-profile WCW to low-profile amateurs organizing events in their spare time.
He also visits the WCW Power Plant , a training facility where some of the WCW wrestlers started out. The training he receives there from DeWayne Bruce shows him that some wrestlers will not break kayfabe the illusion of fiction being fact and will take exception when their profession's authenticity is questioned.
Louis meets a Las Vegas hypnotist who claims he can make dreams come true and meets a California man who teaches chat-up techniques.
Louis travels to India to witness Westerners seeking enlightenment. In Goa he meets year-old American astrologer and former psychology professor "Deepak" who studies meditation.
He moves on to meet Mike, who is a follower of Swami Ganapathi Sachchidananda , and Amma who claims spiritual powers through hugging people.
He joins Amma on a pilgrimage with believers on their three-month tour of India. Louis travels to California, home of the body beautiful, to see if he can join the world of extreme body building.
After working out with Guy Grundy , a leading amateur, he soon realises he is not cut out to be a muscle man and goes off in search of another role in the bodybuilding world.
Theroux travels to Charles Peeple's farm in Connecticut, where Peeple has transformed his farm into a playboy mansion for female body builders.
While here, Theroux gets a part in a female muscle film being made at the farm. Louis travels to America's South to have a look at the gangsta rap scene known as the "Dirty South".
He starts his own Gangsta rap, having a CD cover designed for him as well as getting the rappers Reece and Bigelow to write a song for him to perform on a rap radio show.
Other parts include him interviewing pimp turned rapper Mello T, as well as rap superstar Master P. Louis visits his former childhood hero—year-old Jimmy Savile , the miner who became a TV and radio star.
Louis also talks briefly about the allegations of paedophilia against Savile before the Jimmy Savile sexual abuse scandal broke after his death.
Louis joins Paul Daniels and Debbie McGee in their home beside the River Thames and on the road as the magician appears on Celebrity Ready, Steady, Cook and his wife launches a ballet company.
Louis follows the former Tory MP Neil Hamilton and his wife Christine Hamilton as they try to make a living as "objects of curiosity".
The film features Louis on the sofa with a tipsy Christine, and follows the pair when they are arrested over an alleged sexual scandal both were later cleared.
A prickly encounter with the Conservative politician Ann Widdecombe , in which Louis upsets her by asking about her possibly non-existent sex life and hears about her love of poetry and cats.
Hänen ensimmäinen työpaikkansa toimittajana oli vaihtoehtoisessa Metro Silicon Valley -ilmaisviikkolehdessä San Josessa Kaliforniassa.
Vuonna hänet palkattiin kirjoittajaksi Spy-lehteen. Lisäksi hän työskenteli reportterina Michael Mooren TV Nation -ajankohtaisohjelmassa, jossa hän käsitteli tuntemattomampia kulttuuri-ilmiöitä, kuten Avonin ovikaupustelijoita Amazonilla , Jerusalem-syndroomaa ja Ku Klux Klanin pyrkimyksiä "brändätä" itsensä uudelleen valkoisen väestön kansalaisoikeusryhmänä.
Kun vuosina — pyörinyt TV Nation lopetettiin, Theroux teki sopimuksen BBC:n kanssa. Tältä pohjalta syntyi Louis Theroux'n vinksahtaneet viikonloput.
Vaikka Theroux on tuosta lähtien ollut BBC:n palkkalistoilla, hän on toiminut avustajana useissa lehdissä, kuten hip hop -kulttuuria käsittelevässä Hip Hop Connection -lehdessä ja kirjoittaa edelleen The Idler -kulttuurilehteen.
Theroux asuu Harlesdenin alueella Lontoossa yhdessä kumppaninsa, televisio-ohjaaja Nancy Strangin kanssa. Pariskunnalla on kaksi poikaa. Vinksahtaneissa viikonlopuissa — Theroux tutustui pääasiassa amerikkalaisiin marginaalisiin alakulttuureihin, kuten survivalisteihin, mustiin nationalisteihin , valkoisen ylivallan kannattajiin, evankelikaaleihin ja pornotähtiin.
Yleensä hän asui näiden ryhmien keskuudessa ja noudatti heidän elämäntapojaan. Monesti hänen menetelmänsä paljasti hienovaraisesti ristiriitaisuuksia tai koomisia piirteitä vakavasti otetuista uskomuksista.
When Louis Met… -sarjassa "Kun Louis tapasi Siinä ohessa hän haastatteli heitä heidän elämästään ja kokemuksistaan. Celebrity look alikes.
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Show all 17 episodes. Theroux released an autobiography titled Gotta Get Theroux This in September As part of the Weird Weekends episode "Porn", Theroux agreed to film a cameo in the gay pornography film Take a Peak.
In the Weird Weekends episode "Infomercials", he was featured as a live salesman for an at-home paper shredder for the Home Shopping Network.
In December Theroux captained the team representing Magdalen College, Oxford , on BBC Four 's Christmas University Challenge.
In their first-round match the team beat University of Exeter by to and Theroux's team went on to win the tournament.
Theroux's first marriage was to Susanna Kleeman from to ; he later told Sathnam Sanghera of the Financial Times , "What happened was that my girlfriend was living with me in New York.
She was having trouble finding work So we got married, to make it easier for her. We never really considered ourselves married in the full sense — there were no wedding photos or anything like that.
It was really a marriage of convenience. While filming a BBC programme, Theroux was asked "Why pose a difference between religion and ethics?
Theroux married longtime girlfriend Nancy Strang on 13 July In Theroux was targeted by cyber security firm Insinia to highlight a longstanding security flaw in Twitter's system.
During a interview with The Guardian , he revealed that he was a nervous flyer. Theroux has stated that while he acknowledges that it is an intoxicant and can be a trigger to mental health issues, he supports the legalisation of cannabis.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. British filmmaker, journalist, broadcaster, and author. Susanna Kleeman. Nancy Strang.
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