Mar 22 2010

Recommended Reading: Chuck Klosterman – Eating the Dinosaur

Eating the Dinosaur by Chuck Klosterman (2009, Scribner)

I was first introduced to Chuck Klosterman through SPIN magazine back in junior high, and I have bought and read every single non-fiction work he has written.  His irreverent, humorous writing links philosophy and pop culture in a unique way.  And while his latest may not be his OVERALL best (Sex Drugs and Cocoa Puffs is hard to beat), Eating the Dinosaur is classic Klosterman at his best.

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Mar 2 2010

The Blind Side Is Atrocious

If there was ever a movie undeserving of a Best Picture nomination, it would be The Blind Side.  I managed to sit through it, because I usually finish movies and I make it a point to see all the Best Picture nominees before the ceremony (which is this Sunday).  But man, that shit was hard work.

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