Give up your inquiries which are completely useless, and consider these words a second warning.Give up your inquiries which are completely useless, and consider these words a second warning.

REMEMBER: The White Stripes by Chuck Klosterman

spin.com — Jack White flicks his cigarette ash into a glass of water. He and Meg White are sitting on a couch in an überswanky hotel room in downtown Chicago, trying to explain how it feels to be a punkish underground band - with modest sales and an antimedia aesthetic - that has somehow become America's most frothed-over rock group.

The Incredibly, Insanely, Undeniably Awesome Return of Van Halen

grantland.com — Courtesy of Chuck Klosterman Van Halen performed at Café Wha? last night. It's possible you've already heard reports of this, since Café Wha? only holds 250 people and just about every single person inside the venue was a journalist, an industry bozo, or a former Wimbledon champion (John McEnroe was there).

What If Kurt Cobain Didn’t Die?

spin.com — In SPIN's April 2004 tribute issue to Kurt Cobain, then senior writer Chuck Klosterman posed a compelling and unique question: "What would have happened if Cobain lived?" Below, read Klosterman's theory about what the rock god's future could have held, had he not died 16 years ago.

Throwback Thursday: Prince's 1997 Fargodome show as reviewed by Chuck Klosterman

inforum.com — Editor's note: This review of Prince's Dec. 8, 1997, concert at the Fargodome was written by Chuck Klosterman, then a Forum reporter. Its original headline was "Purple Reign: The Artist rules at Fargodome." First of all, let's make one thing crystal clear: The man in the Fargodome last nig...

Throwback Thursday: Prince's 1997 Fargodome show as reviewed by Chuck Klosterman

inforum.com — Editor's note: This review of Prince's Dec. 8, 1997, concert at the Fargodome was written by Chuck Klosterman, then a Forum reporter. Its original headline was "Purple Reign: The Artist rules at Fargodome." First of all, let's make one thing crystal clear: The man in the Fargodome last nig...

Kobe Bryant Will Always Be an All-Star of Talking

gq.com — He's old, he's wise, he's as ferocious as ever. And in this final phase of his brilliant, checkered, championship-laden career, the man who once called himself "the Valentino of the NBA" has been running his mouth like never before.

Chuck Klosterman Repeats The Beatles

avclub.com — Like most people, I was initially confused by EMI's decision to release remastered versions of all 13 albums by the Liverpool pop group Beatles, a 1960s band so obscure that their music is not even available on iTunes. The entire proposition seems like a boondoggle. I mean, who is interested in old music?

Louie’s Brilliant Second Season

grantland.com — FX Last week's episode of Louie opened with a quasi simulation of his failed HBO show Lucky Louie, punctuated by Louis C.K. wearing a backward baseball cap and destroying the concept (and his hypothetical career) by questioning the realism of what they were doing. For maybe 90 seconds I found myself thinking, "Goddammit, here we go.

Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs: A Low Culture Manifesto

books.google.ca — From the author of the highly acclaimed heavy metal memoir, Fargo Rock City, comes another hilarious and discerning take on massively popular culture-set in Chuck Klosterman's den and your own-covering everything from the effect of John Cusack flicks to the crucial role of breakfast cereal to the awesome power of the Dixie Chicks.Countless writers and artists have spoken for a generation, but no one has done it quite like Chuck Klosterman.

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

books.google.com — Chuck Klosterman IV Consists of Three Parts:THINGS THAT ARE TRUEProfiles 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 TRUEOpinions 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 ALLThis Is New Fiction.
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