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Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs by Chuck Klosterman
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bookshelves: memoir, essays, humour
Recommended to Victoria by: Suruchi
Read from August 28 to 30, 2008 , read count: 1

Since cracking open the spine of David Sedaris’ Naked, I have had a newfound love for the art of the essay. A friend loaned me this copy, with the advice, “Just wait till you get to the Zack Morris part!” Despite my temptation, I did read the essays in consecutive order. And overall, this is a funny collection - yes, the Zack Morris essay was definitely my favorite, but I also enjoyed the large section of hypothetical questions. The book is definitely heavy on MTV’s Real World references, which didn’t interest me as much as Saved By The Bell. I found the collection to be a bit uneven, with some essays definitely stealing the limelight more than others - like the one on the “serial killer connections”! It will be interesting to see what other topics Klostermann will tackle.
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