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Chuck Klosterman

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#GethardKingofAuthors


 Before I read A Bad Thing I’m About to Do (DaCapo, $16) the comedian Chris Gethard’s debut, a book hadn’t made me bleat with laughter...
By Eugenia Williamson  |  January 06, 2012
PODCAST: A conversation with Chuck Klosterman, Gregory Maguire, Kate Beaton, and Karen Russell at #BBF11

PODCAST: A conversation with Chuck Klosterman, Gregory Maguire, Kate Beaton, and Karen Russell at #BBF11


Photo: BradKelly Photo via Flickr We're going to go out on a limb and bet that you'll never find yourself listening in on a conversation...
By Carly Carioli  |  October 18, 2011
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Interview: Chuck Klosterman Made Visible

Over the past decade, Chuck Klosterman's five books have earned a huge and devoted following — and a much smaller (though no less vocal) band of haters who feel he's biggest douchebag in the world.  
An interview with the essayist-cum-novelist
By STEVE ALMOND  |  October 14, 2011
Best of the Fest

Best of the Fest


 The Boston Book Festival kicks off tomorrow night. I've made an itinerary for you, you lucky ducks.On Friday at 7:30pm, head over to the Back...
By Eugenia Williamson  |  October 13, 2011
One Helluva Line-Up: Boston Book Festival Schedule Announced

One Helluva Line-Up: Boston Book Festival Schedule Announced


You'll be happy to know that some people - or actually a lot of people - are still reading things other than Pop Eater. In...
By Chris Faraone  |  July 29, 2011

Come the revolution?

As the Pats, Sox, and Celtics all won recent championships, the Bruins were the unlucky, left-out stepchildren during a decade of professional sports dominance the likes of which New England (nor anywhere else, for that matter) had never seen. Of course
Balls, pucks, and monster trucks
By RICK WORMWOOD  |  July 15, 2011


180, Klosterman, MRTPQ, WTF and The Finisher!

180, Klosterman, MRTPQ, WTF and The Finisher!


Henry Santoro:180 is about draconian school rules, Chuck Klosterman talks about his perfor...
By Charlie  |  March 25, 2009
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The cuteness surge

Cuteness, of course, is the collective cultural cure-all to our problems.
Why, in desperate times, we turn to lolcats, twee songs, and mute kittens
By SHARON STEEL  |  February 01, 2008
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Hunting the wild Klosterman

He is Charles John “Chuck” Klosterman: pop-culture critic, four-time author, celebrity profiler, Esquire columnist, ESPN Page 2 sportswriter, former Spin senior editor, unrepentant Billy Joel fan. And he makes girls spit. Chuck Klosterman reads f
Things about the pop-culture writer that are true, things that might be true, and something that isn’t true at all
By CAMILLE DODERO  |  October 05, 2006
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Metal: A Headbanger's Journey

Sam Dunn — first-time filmmaker, lifelong headbanger, sociologist, Canadian — opens his documentary with a silly question: why isn’t heavy metal taken seriously?
Infomercial for metal that's less informative than MTV
By CARLY CARIOLI  |  May 10, 2006