And This Is Why We Need Grantland

If you haven't yet read Charlie Pierce's Grantland essay about his time at The National, you should, and not just because it's Pierce hanging out in Bill Simmons's house, and not just because it's the best appreciation of the much-appreciated National you'll find. You should read it because it's essentially the… » 6/10/11 5:00pm 6/10/11 5:00pm

Chuck Klosterman: American Polymath Napkin

Chuck Klosterman plugs his Dinosaur book by doing an interview with the good people at American Polymath blog. Okay, truth be told, this interview gave me a reason to commission another napkin caricature from Craggs. » 11/20/09 5:45pm 11/20/09 5:45pm

ESPN.com Becomes More F-Bomb Friendly to Help Promote Klosterman Novel

It'll be interesting to see how Chuck Klosterman's new novel about owls » 9/15/08 2:45pm 9/15/08 2:45pm or something does comparatively to all of his other work to date. Will those legions of fans devoted to his pop cultural mash-up musings and heavy metal tolerate a "serious" novel from a not-so-serious writer?(My guess: probably not. Just how it…