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Chuck Klosterman

I Am the Author of the Open Letter to Chuck Klosterman Regarding the R-word

Kari Wagner-Peck | Posted 01.25.2014 | Parents
Kari Wagner-Peck

At the risk of sounding trite, Mr. Klosterman is who we have been waiting for. People with intellectual disabilities and their families and friends and allies have been waiting for someone of his stature and character to come to the fore.

Nine Rock Songs That Should Have Been Sung by Somebody Else

John K. Herr | Posted 10.11.2013 | Entertainment
John K. Herr

Who killed rock-n-roll? The question will keep forensic scientists busy until Axl Rose is cloned and does it right this time.

8 Most Evil First Names

| Posted 07.17.2013 | Home

First published at In his books including Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs, Eating the Dinosaur and Killing Yourself to Live, author and pop...

Why Do We Call Some Movies 'Good' and Others 'Bad'?

Caitlin Barry | Posted 05.18.2013 | Entertainment
Caitlin Barry

To say that Silver Linings Playbook is better than Taken is a personal choice. (I know, to some this may seem an absurd comparison.) How can we claim that one is universally better?

Did The Husband Of Petraeus' Mistress Write To The NYT About Affair?

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 11.10.2012 | Media

An anonymous letter that ran in the New York Times' "Ethicist" advice column on July 13 has sparked speculation that Paula Broadwell's husband, Scott...

Lucas Kavner

'Busy Trap' Writer Admits He's Pretty Busy | Lucas Kavner | Posted 07.12.2012 | Home

Last week, a New York Times essay from writer and cartoonist Tim Kreider probably appeared in your Facebook, Twitter or Tumblr feed at least once, or ...

Big Author's New York Times Gig

The Atlantic Wire | Posted 08.07.2012 | Media

A tweet from New York Times Magazine editor Hugo Lindgren clued us into the fact that Chuck Klosterman is going to take over the magazine's Ethicist ...

Chuck Klosterman Talks Football Safety and Whether He's a Good Person

Mark Bazer | Posted 07.16.2012 | Entertainment
Mark Bazer

In my chat with Klosterman, he expounds on the subjects he writes about often -- music, sports -- while tackling the question of whether cavemen were, in fact, the most interesting people ever.

Chuck Klosterman On His Concert Doubleheader With Creed And Nickelback | Posted 04.24.2012 | Home

The moment you tell people you're seeing Creed and Nickelback in concert — on the same night, at roughly the same time, in two different venues — ...

Cartoon Character Argues NFL With Noted Pop Culture Journalist (VIDEO)

Adult Swim | David Moye | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

When Carl Brutananadilewski from "Aqua Teen Hunger Force" faces off with pop culture journalist Chuck Klosterman about NFL football, stand back becaus...

Being Cool With Having Stuff: At-Least-Potentially Guilt-Free Super Bowl Cruising

Zac Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Zac Hill

I have yet to encounter a single American crew member. In what can only be described as a Shyamalanian flash of revelation, I realized earlier this morning that this disconnect did not bother me.

Chuck Klosterman Prefers American Cheese, Thinks Twitter Is Uncomfortable

SCAD District | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Klosterman, author of "Sex, Drugs and Coca Puffs," and columnist for "Esquire" is known for his pop culture commentary--whether it's Coldplay, hipster...

What's the Difference Between e-Essays and Blog Posts?

Alex Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Alex Moore

The typical Klosterman release is a bundle of 18 or so essays. When this type of content is no longer bundled, I have trouble differentiating it from really long blog posts.

Zadie Smith, Chuck Klosterman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

OK, so you may remember that a few months back a little magazine called The New Yorker decided to make a list of 20 top fiction writers under the age ...

eBookstore Learns From iTunes | JULIE BOSMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

On Tuesday, Scribner began publishing 69 essays by Chuck Klosterman, the pop culture and sports writer, available individually from retailers like Ama...

Author Stephen Markley Explains How To Write A 'Premature Memoir'

The Outlet | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The letters are the same as all the ones that have come before, and as usual, I'm taking it from all sides. Sometimes I'm surprised I'm not getting re...

Eating the Chuck: On Klosterman's Newest Collection

Daniel Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Daniel Roberts

Chuck Klosterman has become a household name in snarky pop culture criticism. But ultimately, his criticism suffers under the weight of his own self-conscious voice, and his newest collection further proves it.

Dancing With My Shelf: A Case For Book Soundtracks

Peter Bognanni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Peter Bognanni

As it turns out, authors have been playing around with this direct intersection of music and literature for quite some time.

Interviewing Terry Gross

John Hood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
John Hood

There may be no better interviewer working today than Fresh Air host Terry Gross.

Alan Grayson's YouTube Followers Don't Want His Copycats

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Danny Groner

Where once politicians would escort the people into the future, social media sites are now propelling them forward. Left for debate is whether these new vehicles are actually shaping better leaders.

Book Review Round-Up

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

We're back again with your weekly book review round-up: Neverland: J. M. Barrie, the Du Mauriers and the Dark Side of "Peter Pan", Piers Dudgeon The...

Malcolm Gladwell and Others Bring a Novel Approach to Book Readings

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Danny Groner

Reading aloud from their books, authors hope that readers will relate to the material, its characters, themes, comedic moments and underlying messages. When writers can convey these elements themselves, it's even more potentially provocative and lucrative.