Eating the Dinosaur has ratings and reviews. RandomAnthony said: Ok, I’ve read every book Klosterman has written and I’m going to outline what. Eating the Dinosaur by Chuck Klosterman – After a bestselling and acclaimed diversion into fiction, Chuck Klosterman, author of Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs. In his new book, “Eating the Dinosaur,” which hits shelves today, Chuck Klosterman grazes on his favorite literary topics – music, sports, science.

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Klosterman, it’s a whole big thing. Looks like I will have to remedy that and pick up a few more of his essay collections in the near future.

Amazon Prime Free Trial required. He doesn’t take anything else seriously, which is what used to make him fun to read dinosajr if he could stop taking himself so seriously, I’d enjoy his writing a lot more.

But then sentences later he says: Afterall the league does have a salary cap and a salary minimum.

Start reading Eating the Dinosaur on your Kindle in under a minute. We go there all the time! It doesn’t always work, Chuck writes, but there really is no other way. They love chkck sit around and discuss alternate realities which might help to explain why I’ve been loving this strip lately.

It’s amateur anthropology for the present tense, and sometimes it’s incredibly funny. Read more Published 6 days ago by Roominator.


Never read anything by him before. Only search this product’s reviews.

I’ve heard there’s a lot of stuff about time travel in this book, and quite a bit about violence and Garth Brooks and why Germans don’t laugh when they’re inside grocery stores. Amazon Prime members enjoy: I think truth always takes a backseat to narrative. I love this book. Chuck Klosterman is a changed man. This books is amazing in the sense you enjoy picking it up.


Also you can jump around in the book from chapter to chapter. You probably wrote this book. He talks about why Weezer fans never appreciate Weezer albums, Twitter, and the Unibomber.

Add to Cart Add to Cart. Kindle Edition, October 20, He seems to randomly draws two topics out of a hat, finds a way to weave them together, then throws in an opinion on why an intelligent, shape-shifting metal is more believable in “Terminator” than time travel.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. You’ve been to Dick’s Crab Shack! First of all, you would never say, “let’s never speak Stalin’s name again.

But it’s not just the sucker punch element I enjoy. Think of a tag as a keyword or label you consider is strongly related to this product. The laughter will wake him. I know what works.

BOOK REVIEW: Klosterman poses questions in ‘Eating the Dinosaur’

Reading Klosterman is like having a half-drunken conversation with a really interesting friend who is eatiny by everything. Eating the Dinosaur reminds me of what I’ve read about the last few years of Lenny Bruce’s life. Truth has to sit at the back of the bus. Get to Know Us.


Picking something obviously stupid and reiterating how stupid it obviously is. Klosterman has not been the first to suggest that the NFL has socialistic tendencies. Read more Published 15 days ago by M.

BOOK REVIEW: Klosterman poses questions in ‘Eating the Dinosaur’ | Grand Forks Herald

The result is a collection as much about the author and his way of thinking as it is about his topics. As a species, we have never been less human than we are right now. Feedback is limited to characters. Dec 09, Kerri Anne rated it really liked it Shelves: There are some truly faulty Q.

Nov 29, Kurt rated it it was amazing. The essays themselves, as the back of the book promises, are largely concerned with exploring the way media creates a reality for us. Should I read this book? Published 9 days ago by Bookreporter.

During his 20 page tirade on NFL footballl for instance he states that what makes the NFL so great is that it is not trying to be anything that it is not.