Review: ‘The Drunk Diet: How I Lost 40 Pounds… Wasted’

The Drunk Diet Book Cover The Drunk Diet
Lüc Carl
Biography & Autobiography
St. Martin's Press
Tue Mar 13 2012 00:00:00 GMT-0600 (Mountain Daylight Time)

Author and ‘Drunk Dieter’: Lüc Carl

Review of 'The Drunk Diet: How I Lost 40 Pounds... Wasted' by Lüc Carl, my new hero and role model

Lüc Carl: ‘The Drunk Diet – How I Lost 40 Pounds… Wasted’

I have a new role model! Looks just like me, doesn’t he 🙂

I really enjoyed this unconventional diet book. Lüc Carl comes across as a very likeable character, with a straightforward, informal style.

Those who like to watch their language might be put off by the occasional gratuitous swear words scattered through the book.

But frankly, when it comes to swearing, he’s no match for the nice vegan lady authors of ‘The Skinny Bitch Diet‘.

The Story

He’s a hard rock enthusiast who grew up in an overweight Midwestern family (‘the fattest region in the country’), and left to play in heavy metal bands in New York City.

While not quite becoming a big haired hard rock megastar, along the way he worked long hours in several jobs: music shop, taco stand and late night bar manager. Many funny stories later, the hard working, 15 beers a night lifestyle, fattening Midwestern meals and late night take aways had taken their toll and he found himself about 30 pounds overweight.
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