7/21/10

Bad Advice from Chuck Klosterman

"That's bad advice," Chuck Klosterman told me at a book reading at the Union Square Barnes & Noble earlier today, after responding to a question I posed while he signed copies of his latest work, Eating the Dinosaur.

7/2/10

Sex Talk, Patriotism, and the Elusive Butter Cow, Or: Halloween with Christopher Hitchens

Christopher Hitchens, the celebrated British intellectual, revealed Wednesday that he has been diagnosed with esophageal cancer. Hitchens has dedicated an impressive portion of his waking life to liquor and smokes, and it appears the vices have caught up to him at 61. Three years ago, he'd told me he was seeing it coming.