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Quality Writing For Pop Culture Addicts

Chuck Klosterman

Chuck Klosterman, who has made a career out of writing about pop culture in a somewhat cynical but usually ridiculously hilariously fashion, put out a book last year called The Visible Man. I read it, and sat down to write this, then found out about his conversation cards: HYPERtheticals: 50 Questions for Insane Conversations.

Max Bygraves Obituary


There was never much intellectual cachet in being an admirer of Max Bygraves. True, he was at one time, at £500,000 a year, Britain's highest-paid performer. But critics were at best patronisingly receptive and the intelligentsia tended to grope for the off switch whenever he was on radio or TV.