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 within which he’s been spectacularly profitable with a suite of essays approximately our intake of popular culture and sports.

Q: what's this booklet about?

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

Q: Is there a bigger theme?

A: Oh, whatever approximately truth. “What is reality,” perhaps? No, that’s no longer it. now not precisely. i am getting the experience that the majority of the middle questions live at the method media conception constructs a pretend truth that finally ends up changing into extra significant than no matter what really occurred. additionally, girl Gaga.

Q: may still I learn this book?

A: most likely. Do you notice a transparent dating 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 this is the case, you most likely don’t have to learn this booklet. you most likely wrote this e-book. yet i think all people else will absolutely like it, apart from those who absolutely hate it.

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