By: Ethan StraussPublished: April 7, 2022

HoS Pod: Chuck Klosterman on the Nineties

Full 90-minute podcast where Ethan Strauss asks Chuck Klosterman about his new book, The Nineties

I recall Michael Moynihan saying that the benefit of working in journalism is that you can talk to anyone who fascinates you. It’s a good thing to remember, especially since, for all the modern era’s depravations, striking up a conversation is easier than ever.

A few weeks back, I idly bought Chuck Klosterman’s new book on the Nineties and found myself fascinated by his insights and framing. Then, I figured I’d reach out and see if he wanted to chat. He was nice enough to oblige and the talk was great. Here’s our conversation.

Ethan Strauss is a former beat reporter for The Athletic and ESPN, the author of The Victory Machine: The Making and Unmaking of the Warriors Dynasty,and the kingpinbehind House of Strauss, from which this essay is cross-posted and which you can subscribe to here. Follow on Twitter @SherwoodStrauss


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