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Chuck Klosterman: 'Does staring at a blank computer screen for two hours count as creativity?'

theguardian.com — I've published nine books and all nine experiences have been unique. Yet there are two questions you get asked every single time, over and over again (by journalists, but also by normal people). The first question is always: "How did you come up with this idea?"

Beneficial Thinking: Thinking of the Present as the Past?

wgnradio.com — American, author and essayist Chuck Klosterman speaks about his book What If We're Wrong: Thinking about the Present As If It Were the Past. Chuck explains why it will be beneficial to think of the present as if it was the past. http://serve.castfire.

Moby Dick and gravity: how our understanding of truth evolves

theguardian.com — When you ask smart people if they believe there are major ideas currently accepted by the culture at large that will be proven false, they will say, "There must be. That phenomenon has been experienced by every generation who's ever lived."

Bad Decisions "

grantland.com — hough some may disagree (and I'm sure some will, because some always do), there doesn't seem to be much debate over what have been the four best television shows of the past 10 years.

Aug. 28, 2016 - Bestsellers - Los Angeles Times

Not the Real Sound of Young America Website or Feed

tsoya.libsyn.com — Bullseye from NPR is your curated guide to culture. Jesse Thorn hosts in-depth interviews with brilliant creators, culture picks from our favorite critics and irreverent original comedy. Bullseye has been featured in Time, The New York Times, GQ and McSweeney's, which called it "the kind of show people listen to in a more perfect world."

July 17, 2016 - Bestsellers - Los Angeles Times

8 nonfiction books to read this summer

theweek.com — Looking for a great nonfiction read? Below you'll find some of this summer's most recommended books. It's an eclectic bunch, including thought-provoking essays on race; two radically different explorations of animal obsession; revelations about the literary past; and considerations of how we might view - well, everything - differently in the future.

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The Future of Television

theringer.com — Chuck Klosterman's ninth book, But What If We're Wrong? , considers the possibility that contemporary people might be incorrect about some of our most deeply held, fundamentally unquestioned opinions and beliefs.
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Sep 18, 2016

RT @verity6: Fun @BKBF panel on science, skepticism, curiosity and humor w/ @DavidJHelfand and @CKlosterman #Now&ThenSantas https://t.co/of

Sep 16, 2016

Brooklyn Book Fest goers: I'll be on a panel with @DavidJHelfand and @verity6. Sunday at 4 pm, in room 601 of the BK Law School. It's free.

Sep 09, 2016

RT @RossRaihala: Blink-182's first choice to replace Tom DeLonge was Mitch Malloy. (This is a joke only @CKlosterman will get.)

Sep 06, 2016

@mehpatrol @birdofyouth That sign is significant: It means you have advanced to the little room. Only 20 more minutes.


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