Chuck Klosterman - Picador Guest Professor in the summer semester 2008
Klosterman is the author of more than ten books, including the best-sellers Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs: A Low Culture Manifesto (2003) and But What If We’re Wrong? Thinking About the Present As If It Were the Past (2016). His work has received wide and enthusiastic praise, with Stephen King lauding Klosterman’s debut Fargo Rock City: “Writing about pop culture doesn’t get any better than this, or any funnier.” Kosterman is also known for his 2004 ESPN blog and numerous articles on sports, music, and popular culture. Klosterman served as the Ethicist for The New York Times Magazine for three years and was an original founder of the website Grantland with Bill Simmons. His latest novel is The Nineties (2022).