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Sex, drugs, and cocoa puffs : a low culture manifesto

Author: Chuck Klosterman
Publisher: New York : Scribner, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st Scribner trade pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Explores a range of modern cultural phenomenon, including Internet pornography, tribute bands, baseball rivalries, and reality television.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chuck Klosterman
ISBN: 0743236017 9780743236010
OCLC Number: 55756891
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 253 p. ; 21 cm.
Contents: 1 This is Emo (carnivore interlude) 1 --
2 Billy Sim (reality interlude) 12 --
3 What Happens When People Stop Being Polite (Pat Benatar interlude) 26 --
4 Every Dog Must Have His Every Day, Every Drunk Must Have His Drink (Monkees = Monkees interlude) 42 --
5 Appetite for Replication (an interlude to be named later) 56 --
6 Ten Seconds to Love (metaphorical fruit interlude) 71 --
7 George Will vs. Nick Hornby (Ralph Nader interlude) 86 --
8 33 (Fonzie recalibration interlude) 97 --
9 Porn ("kitty cat as terrorist" interlude) 109 --
10 The Lady or the Tiger (hypothetical interlude) 119 --
11 Being Zack Morris (50-50 interlude) 135 --
12 Sulking with Lisa Loeb on the Ice Planet Hoth (anti-homeless interlude) 149 --
13 The Awe-Inspiring Beauty of Tom Cruise's Shattered, Troll-like Face (punk interlude) 159 --
14 Toby over Moby (Johnny Cash interlude) 174 --
15 This Is Zodiac Speaking (Timothy McVeigh interlude) 187 --
16 All I Know Is What I Read in the Papers (boom!) 203 --
17 I, Rock Chump (waiting to die interlude) 219 --
18 How to Disappear Completely and Never Be Found 228.
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"The Washington Post" Maddeningly smart and funny...[Klosterman's] good humor, compassion, and raw associative powers put him in the same league as Nick Hornby and Douglas Coupland, though he's a Read more...

 
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