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I wear the black hat : grappling with villains (real and imagined)

Author: Chuck Klosterman
Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First Scribner hardcover editionView all editions and formats
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Chuck Klosterman has walked into the darkness. As a boy, he related to the cultural figures who represented goodness -- but as an adult, he found himself unconsciously aligning with their enemies. This was not because he necessarily liked what they were doing; it was because they were doing it on purpose (and they were doing it better). They wanted to be evil. And what, exactly, was that supposed to mean? When we  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Chuck Klosterman
ISBN: 9781439184493 1439184496 9781439184509 143918450X 1439184518 9781439184516
OCLC Number: 829999578
Description: 214 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: What you say about his company is what you say about society --
Another thing that interests me about the eagles is that I [am contractually obligated to] hate them --
Villians who are not villian --
Easier than typing --
Human clay --
Without a gun they can't get none --
Arrested for smoking --
Electric funeral --
"I am perplexed" [this is why, this is why, this is why they hate you] --
Crime and punishment (or lack thereof) --
Hitler is in the book --
The problem of overrated ideas.
Responsibility: Chuck Klosterman.

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From the New York Timesbestselling authorcomesa new book of all original pieces on villains and villainy.  Read more...
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"Highly entertaining." * Parade * "Intellectually vigorous and entertaining." * Publishers Weekly * "That most of his subjects are from the pop-culture realm, whether Andrew Dice Clay or Chevy Chase Read more...

 
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