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Chuck Klosterman Presents Chuck Klosterman X - The Audio Companion to a Highly Specific and Defiantly Incomplete History of the  Early 21st Century-logo

Chuck Klosterman Presents Chuck Klosterman X - The Audio Companion to a Highly Specific and Defiantly Incomplete History of the Early 21st Century

Chuck Klosterman

New York Times-bestselling author and cultural critic Chuck Klosterman presents a unique Audio Companion for Chuck Klosterman X, in which he contextualizes and reads from the collection of his best articles and essays, providing both a fascinating tour of the past decade and an ideal introduction to the mind of one of the sharpest and most prolific observers of our unusual times. Klosterman has created an incomparable body of work in books, magazines, and newspapers, and on the Web. His writing spans the realms of culture and sports, while also addressing interpersonal issues, social quandaries, and ethical boundaries. Klosterman has written nine previous books, helped found and establish Grantland, served as the New York Times Magazine Ethicist, worked on film and television productions, and contributed profiles and essays to outlets such as GQ, Esquire, The A.V. Club, Billboard, and The Guardian. Chuck Klosterman X collects the most intriguing of those pieces, and, for this Audio Companion, Klosterman offers intimate and exclusive commentary about each piece, telling stories about each one, reading excerpts, and relating unexpected asides and digressions. Subjects include Breaking Bad, Lou Reed, zombies, KISS, Jimmy Page, Stephen Malkmus, steroids, Mountain Dew, Chinese Democracy, the Beatles, Jonathan Franzen, Taylor Swift, Tim Tebow, Kobe Bryant, Usain Bolt, Eddie Van Halen, Charlie Brown, the Cleveland Browns, and many more cultural figures and pop phenomena.

New York Times-bestselling author and cultural critic Chuck Klosterman presents a unique Audio Companion for Chuck Klosterman X, in which he contextualizes and reads from the collection of his best articles and essays, providing both a fascinating tour of the past decade and an ideal introduction to the mind of one of the sharpest and most prolific observers of our unusual times. Klosterman has created an incomparable body of work in books, magazines, and newspapers, and on the Web. His writing spans the realms of culture and sports, while also addressing interpersonal issues, social quandaries, and ethical boundaries. Klosterman has written nine previous books, helped found and establish Grantland, served as the New York Times Magazine Ethicist, worked on film and television productions, and contributed profiles and essays to outlets such as GQ, Esquire, The A.V. Club, Billboard, and The Guardian. Chuck Klosterman X collects the most intriguing of those pieces, and, for this Audio Companion, Klosterman offers intimate and exclusive commentary about each piece, telling stories about each one, reading excerpts, and relating unexpected asides and digressions. Subjects include Breaking Bad, Lou Reed, zombies, KISS, Jimmy Page, Stephen Malkmus, steroids, Mountain Dew, Chinese Democracy, the Beatles, Jonathan Franzen, Taylor Swift, Tim Tebow, Kobe Bryant, Usain Bolt, Eddie Van Halen, Charlie Brown, the Cleveland Browns, and many more cultural figures and pop phenomena.
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New York Times-bestselling author and cultural critic Chuck Klosterman presents a unique Audio Companion for Chuck Klosterman X, in which he contextualizes and reads from the collection of his best articles and essays, providing both a fascinating tour of the past decade and an ideal introduction to the mind of one of the sharpest and most prolific observers of our unusual times. Klosterman has created an incomparable body of work in books, magazines, and newspapers, and on the Web. His writing spans the realms of culture and sports, while also addressing interpersonal issues, social quandaries, and ethical boundaries. Klosterman has written nine previous books, helped found and establish Grantland, served as the New York Times Magazine Ethicist, worked on film and television productions, and contributed profiles and essays to outlets such as GQ, Esquire, The A.V. Club, Billboard, and The Guardian. Chuck Klosterman X collects the most intriguing of those pieces, and, for this Audio Companion, Klosterman offers intimate and exclusive commentary about each piece, telling stories about each one, reading excerpts, and relating unexpected asides and digressions. Subjects include Breaking Bad, Lou Reed, zombies, KISS, Jimmy Page, Stephen Malkmus, steroids, Mountain Dew, Chinese Democracy, the Beatles, Jonathan Franzen, Taylor Swift, Tim Tebow, Kobe Bryant, Usain Bolt, Eddie Van Halen, Charlie Brown, the Cleveland Browns, and many more cultural figures and pop phenomena.

Language:

English

Length:

2h 57m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

00:28


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

01:41


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

05:29


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

02:54


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

03:44


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

02:10


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

03:53


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

04:32


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

06:41


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

05:34


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

04:16


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

02:49


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

03:37


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

03:20


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

04:42


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

02:22


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

02:03


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

02:23


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

01:04


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

03:04


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

03:08


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

02:34


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

04:32


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

07:34


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

02:22


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

02:59


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

03:12


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

04:09


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

03:56


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

04:40


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

06:49


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

07:35


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

02:09


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

04:16


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

03:19


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

04:47


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

02:19


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

06:18


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

06:22


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

05:19


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

07:22


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

07:36


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

06:57


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

00:47