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Chuck Klosterman | I Wear the Black Hat: Grappling with Villains (Real and Imagined)

Thu, July 25, 2013 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: FREE

“One of America’s top cultural critics” (Entertainment Weekly), and “The Ethicist” for The New York Times Magazine, Chuck Klosterman scrutinizes pop culture, rock music, and sports, blending his analysis with self-interrogation and unbounded imagination. His New York Times bestselling books include Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa PuffsEating the Dinosaur; and The Visible Man. His debut book, Fargo Rock City, a heavy metal memoir, received the ASCAP-Deems Taylor Award. He has written for GQ, EsquireThe Washington Post, The Guardian, The Believer, A.V. Club, and many other publications, and he currently writes about sports and pop culture for Grantland.com. In I Wear the Black Hat, Klosterman observes the complexity of the antihero and questions the nature of the culture of villainy. 

Parkway Central Library
1901 Vine Street (between 19th and 20th Streets on the Parkway)
Philadelphia, PA 19103
215-567-4341