By Corey Taylor
During this publication, Corey Taylor undertakes whatever by no means prior to tried within the historical past of rock superstardom: he is taking you with him as he trips undercover via quite a few ghostbusting teams who do their top to collect details and facts concerning the life of spirits. a few are extra credible than others, and, frankly, a few are thoroughly insane, yet all are saw with applicable seriousness as Taylor makes an attempt to raised comprehend many of the spooky issues that experience occurred to him in his existence, in particular that evening on the chilly House.
But that’s no longer all, parents. Taylor once more promises a behind-the-scenes travel of his loopy lifestyles and the numerous beyond-the-grave occasions he’s encountered. (You’ll be stunned how usually Slipknot has been invaded through the supernatural.) Taylor additionally touches on his non secular historical past and the way it led him to think in even more than the Man within the Sky.
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Extra resources for A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Heaven: (Or, How I Made Peace with the Paranormal and Stigmatized Zealots and Cynics in the Process)
When the time came for me to do my appearance on the show, the wife’s role had been recast, and Vanessa Brown had taken over Joan Caulfield’s part. A continuing thread in my garment of coincidences appeared when I realized that Edmund Hartmann, who was to become very important in my life on Family Affair, wrote some of the stories for My Favorite Husband. My episode was titled ‘‘The Child’’ and revolved around a youngster in some compromising situations. It was revealed at the end of the story that my character was not a child but a midget.
Finding a desirable lot in Baldwin Hills on Somerset Drive, she convinced my father that they should buy the vacant land and that he should draw the plans and build a sixteen-unit apartment building. Hello, Lucy Arnaz! My talented father took on the challenge and designed and then constructed the complex. The venture was accomplished and turned out to be a very successful project that even provided me housing twelve years later, when I started filming Family Affair. In 1967 my parents moved into the apartment building they had built.
There was a holding stable for the animals used on The Ten Commandments, and the other children and I would scurry down to the dusty enclosures to visit them every chance we could, but were warned to stay away from the spitting camels. The lambs and burros were more kid friendly, and we would dash to the pens to see whether the pregnant donkey had given birth to her new foal. I never saw the baby. Three months after my original two-week assignment on the movie, my filming was completed and I was off to another role, and the little donkey was taken away to a different stable.
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Heaven: (Or, How I Made Peace with the Paranormal and Stigmatized Zealots and Cynics in the Process) by Corey Taylor