I Have to Ask

I Have to Ask: The Chuck Klosterman Edition

The writer and critic on whether the politicization of popular culture has gone too far.

Chuck Klosterman
Chuck Klosterman.

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Chuck Klosterman is a writer and essayist. In a wide-ranging conversation with Isaac Chotiner, he discusses the costs of politicizing pop culture, the roots of Donald Trump’s shamelessness, and why music is such a subjective art form.

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