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User Review  - debbie.menzel - LibraryThing

This is a series of articles published by Chuck Klosterman who writes for Rolling Stone, among other things. He groups the articles by type: interviews with musicians, politics observations, etc. He's ... Read full review

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User Review  - HadriantheBlind - LibraryThing

This book vaguely sickens me. Reminds me of a subpar blog, pretending to be wise and dispensing nuggets of cultural wisdom, where instead it offers the most banal of insights. Read full review

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User Review  - annmariestover - LibraryThing

In brief: Section One (the interviews) was interesting enough. Section Two (the essays) was genuinely enjoyable (in particular, how to discern a nemesis from an archenemy) Section Three (the short ... Read full review

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User Review  - JenneB - LibraryThing

I thought this started out great--I really liked his celebrity profiles--but got progressively lamer through his opinion pieces and pretty much sucked by the time he got to the short story at the end ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Christopher Patrick - Goodreads

Klosterman is a great writer, but I never felt like this collection transcended being a group of pop magazine articles from ten years ago. What I means is, if I had you a stack of Rolling Stones from ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Goodreads

Klosterman is a great writer, but I never felt like this collection transcended being a group of pop magazine articles from ten years ago. What I means is, if I had you a stack of Rolling Stones from ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Jacob - Goodreads

Klosterman has an arrogance that makes his writing compelling. He's a pretty intelligent guy and some of the ideas in this book are really interesting but overall I wasn't enamoured. I'll probably read another couple of his books just because they make me feel smart. Read full review

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

User Review  - Nicole - Goodreads

I couldn't wait to read more by Klosterman. Some of the articles might seem dated at this point but half the fun are the hilarious footnotes he's added before republishing them. I loved his description on the differences of an archenemy and a nemesis. Read full review

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

User Review  - Goodreads

I couldn't wait to read more by Klosterman. Some of the articles might seem dated at this point but half the fun are the hilarious footnotes he's added before republishing them. I loved his description on the differences of an archenemy and a nemesis. Read full review

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

User Review  - Tyler - Goodreads

The profiles of Val Kilmer and Britney Spears were the most inspired pieces in this collection for my money. Read full review

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