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Why Chuck Klosterman Can't Hate Rock Bands Anymorenew

There was a time when pop culture critic Chuck Klosterman relished the late-night argument about obscure musical minutiae, but at some point in his life those conversations stopped interesting him. Now, his interests lie elsewhere.
Boulder Weekly  |  David Accomazzo  |  07-18-2013  |  Author Profiles & Interviews

'Because I Like Them'new

A Boulder woman's son inspired a book on boys who wear dresses and challenge gender norms.
Boulder Weekly  |  Stephanie Riesco  |  03-01-2013  |  Author Profiles & Interviews

This is your brain on the Internetnew

Are digital distractions destroying critical thinking?
Boulder Weekly  |  Michael Callahan  |  01-12-2013  |  Author Profiles & Interviews

Gore Vidal: Oct 3, 1925 — July 31, 2012new

They say it was complications of pneumonia. I have no doubt he would have preferred something far more spectacular, an ailment with a fantastic name, a bizarre accident or at least a mystery illness, just something more fitting a life so big as his. He would have told you he deserved it.
Boulder Weekly  |  Joel Dyer  |  08-02-2012  |  Author Profiles & Interviews

Sherman Alexie, the Performernew

"Why would someone expect a writer of a book to be boring?" Alexie says. "I just try to be as interesting as my books are. And I would expect every writer to want that. And some don't. I have friends who hate performing."
Boulder Weekly  |  David Accomazzo  |  10-05-2009  |  Author Profiles & Interviews

White Out: Canadian Unwittingly Writes How-To Guide for Living in Bouldernew

Is it a crime to want your children to be multilingual? What about driving a Prius, or eating only hormone-free ice cream? Are these inherently white, hopelessly misguided choices, too? Isn’t at least free-trade gourmet coffee a white-people win-win?
Boulder Weekly  |  Jim Lillie  |  02-02-2009  |  Author Profiles & Interviews

Robert Zubrin Phones It in from Marsnew

President of the Mars Society, Robert Zubrin, born on New Plymouth, Mars in 2071, gives Earthlings tips for moving to the Red Planet.
Boulder Weekly  |  Dylan Otto Krider  |  01-15-2009  |  Author Profiles & Interviews

People's Historian Howard Zinn Has Hope for America's Futurenew

At the age of 86, Zinn's commentary remains as imperative as ever in understanding up-and-coming social movements through a historical lens.
Boulder Weekly  |  Erica Grossman  |  10-06-2008  |  Books

Steven Pinker Drops the F-Bomb on Americanew

Harvard linguist Steven Pinker gives the most intellectually rigorous examination of a curse word since On Bullshit.
Boulder Weekly  |  Dylan Otto Krider  |  09-11-2008  |  Author Profiles & Interviews

Carl Honore Puts On the Brakes with 'In Praise of Slowness'new

"I think that when you eat in a Slow way -- that is with a capital S -- you realize that when you put something in your mouth that there is a whole story behind it," he says. "We've lost all of that back story to our food that's been shorn away in this fast-forward culture."
Boulder Weekly  |  Erica Grossman  |  06-02-2008  |  Author Profiles & Interviews

Jim Hightower: A Man for the Peoplenew

Hightower speaks about his faith in the average American, our power to make change and why Barack Obama reminds him of FDR.
Boulder Weekly  |  Pamela White  |  03-31-2008  |  Author Profiles & Interviews

Now You See Him The Next Big Thingnew

Eli Gottlieb is a Mad Scientist. He nurtures the voices in his head until they rise from the operating table, trash the laboratory and attack the villagers. He’s a character writer, and in an age where readers need a plot like junkies needs a fix, that’s a rare thing.
Boulder Weekly  |  Dale Bridges  |  02-04-2008  |  Fiction

Mitchell Bard is Bullish on Israel's Futurenew

"If you look at all Jewish history, lots of empires tried to destroy the state," says the scholar. "Where are these empires now? Most of them are gone, but you will find the Jews and the state of Israel."
Boulder Weekly  |  Wayne Laugesen  |  12-10-2007  |  Author Profiles & Interviews

'Praise from a Future Generation' Looks at JFK's Americanew

John Kelin reminds us how one president's murder changed the world.
Boulder Weekly  |  Dale Bridges  |  11-19-2007  |  Author Profiles & Interviews

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