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Chuck Klosterman IV: A Decade of Curious People and Dangerous Ideas (Paperback)

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In this collection Chuck meditates on Wilco, Britney, The Wonder Years, Radiohead, the White Stripes, etc. Find out why Val Kilmer is a Christian Scientist and why so many Latinos like Morrisey!

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Coming off the breakthrough success of Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs and Killing Yourself to Live, bestselling pop culture guru Chuck Klosterman assembles his best work previously unavailable in book form--including the ground-breaking 1996 piece about his chicken McNuggets experiment, his uncensored profile of Britney Spears, and a previously unpublished short story--all recontextualized in Chuck's unique voice with new intros, outros, segues, and masterful footnotes.

Chuck Klosterman IV consists of three parts:

Things That Are True--Profiles and trend stories: Britney Spears, Radiohead, Billy Joel, Metallica, Val Kilmer, Bono, Wilco, the White Stripes, Steve Nash, Morrissey, Robert Plant--all with new introductions and footnotes.

Things That Might Be True--Opinions and theories on everything from monogamy to pirates to robots to super people to guilt, and (of course) Advancement--all with new hypothetical questions and footnotes.

Something That Isn't True At All--This is old fiction. There's a new introduction, but no footnotes. Well, there's a footnote in the introduction, but none in the story.

Praise For…


"One of America's top cultural critics." -- Entertainment Weekly



"Mr. Klosterman makes good, smart company." -- The New York Times



"He's perfect junk food for the soul." -- The Los Angeles Times Book Review

Product Details
ISBN: 9780743284899
ISBN-10: 0743284895
Publisher: Scribner Book Company
Publication Date: July 3rd, 2007
Pages: 416
Language: English