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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  - 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

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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

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

User Review  - Kurt - Goodreads

It's funny how some famous, successful writers aren't really all that talented at writing. Over and over again, this book reminded me of something some friend would have handed me in high school ... 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  - Tyler - Goodreads

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

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

User Review  - Todd Martin - Goodreads

Klosterman seem like a bit of a Gen X slacker type who appears to have the same fascination with popular culture that you'd expect from any 14 year old girl. In other words, he's enthralled with silly ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Laura - Goodreads

This book is hard to get through if you're not used to random Chuck Klosterman ramblings. I loved learning about the White Stripes and also the whole chicken mcnugget diet, soooo true. Read full review

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

User Review  - Joanna - Goodreads

Highly uneven. "Things that are True" are entertaining, readable pop-culture mini-essays in the usual Klosterman style about Billy Joel, Britney Spears, etc. If you already like Klosterman, you'll ... Read full review

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