WBEZ | Klosterman http://www.wbez.org/tags/klosterman Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Getting personal with writer Chuck Klosterman http://www.wbez.org/blogs/mark-bazer/2012-05/getting-personal-writer-chuck-klosterman-99046 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/AP060711030381.jpg" alt="" /><p><p style="text-align: center;"><iframe allowfullscreen="" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/AcwfxU3EOp8" frameborder="0" height="315" width="560"></iframe></p><p>How many times do you read an essay and think, "Yes, this is all true, but I've heard all of these ideas before"? Well, that <em>never</em> happens to me when I'm reading Chuck Klosterman.</p><p>Klosterman is the author of essay collections like <em>Sex, Drugs and Cocoa Puffs</em> and <em>Eating the Dinosaur</em>. He also has a new novel, <em>The Visible Man</em>, and is a regular contributor to Grantland.com.</p><p>In my chat with Klosterman for <em>The Interview Show, </em>taped recently at Union Hall in Brooklyn, Klosterman (pronounced with a long "o," by the way) expounds on the subjects he writes about often – music, sports – while tackling the question of whether cavemen were, in fact, the most interesting people ever.</p><p>I love this interview, but it really picks up when the tall guy in the front row gets up to use the bathroom.</p><p>The next <em>Interview Show</em> is June 1 at The Hideout, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Guests include&nbsp;include Ada St. and MK chef/owner Michael Kornick, <em>The Fish That Ate the Whale</em> author Rich Cohen, The Hood Internet DJ/producer STV SLV and musician/teacher Matt Baron.</p></p> Fri, 11 May 2012 09:22:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/blogs/mark-bazer/2012-05/getting-personal-writer-chuck-klosterman-99046