Eating the Dinosaur

Eating the Dinosaur

Chuck Klosterman


After a bestselling and acclaimed diversion into fiction, Chuck Klosterman, writer of Sex, medicines, and Cocoa Puffs, returns to the shape during which he’s been spectacularly profitable with a set of essays approximately our intake of popular culture and sports.

Q: what's this publication about?

A: good, that’s tricky to assert. I haven’t learn it yet—I’ve simply picked it up and casually glanced on the again hide. There truly isn’t a plot. I’ve heard there’s loads of stuff approximately time go back and forth during this e-book, and quite a lot approximately violence and Garth Brooks and why Germans don’t chortle while they’re within grocery shops. Ralph Nader and Ralph Sampson play major roles. i believe there are numerous pages approximately Rear Window and collage soccer and Mad males and why Rivers Cuomo prefers having intercourse with Asian ladies. Supposedly there’s a bankruptcy outlining every little thing the Unabomber used to be correct approximately, yet possibly I’m misinformed.

Q: Is there a bigger theme?

A: Oh, whatever approximately truth. “What is reality,” perhaps? No, that’s no longer it. no longer precisely. i am getting the experience that the majority of the middle questions live at the manner media notion constructs a pretend fact that finally ends up changing into extra significant than no matter what truly occurred. additionally, woman Gaga.

Q: may still I learn this book?

A: most likely. Do you spot a transparent courting among the department Davidian catastrophe and the recording of Nirvana’s In Utero? Does Barack Obama make you need to drink Pepsi? Does ABBA remind you of AC/DC? if that is so, you most likely don’t have to learn this publication. you most likely wrote this booklet. yet i believe each person else will absolutely like it, apart from those who absolutely hate it.

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