Chuck Klosterman is the New York Times bestselling author of Downtown Owl; Chuck Klosterman IV; Killing Yourself to Live; Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs; and Fargo Rock City, winner of the ASCAP-Deems Taylor Award. He is a Contributing Editor for Esquire, a regular contributor to The New York Times Magazine, and has also written for Spin, The Washington Post, The Guardian, The Believer, A.V. Club, and ESPN. Klosterman grew up on a farm near Wyndmere, North Dakota. After graduating from the University of North Dakota, he wrote for the Fargo Forum and the Akron Beacon Journal. Klosterman is published in eight territories and seven languages. Klosterman lives in New York City.
Originally collected in Eating the Dinosaur and now available both as a stand-alone essay and in the ebook collection Chuck Klosterman on Sports, this essay is about football.
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- New York, New York
- Date of Birth:
- June 5, 1972
- Place of Birth:
- Wyndmere, North Dakota
- Degree in Journalism, University of North Dakota, 1994
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Born: September 1st, 1998. <p> Died: April 29th, 2015. (He has no memory of himself dying. Whenever he thinks about that day he gets only one word: TAHITI.) <p> Looks Update: The left side of his face is scarred, bruised, and melted some. It was caused by— <p> Other: Was recuited into the United States Army and fought in The ??????? War. He trained with two of his closest friends. They were in the same battalion and division but not the same company. His friend was assigned the buddy fight with him. His other friend and his company went MIA (soon KIA). He and his brother in arms went on a solo mission. An enemy foot soldier threw a grenade, killing his friend and seriously damaging Ace's brain. Allbof his talking and stuff is fine, but the left side of his face is all messed up and he lost a few of his memories. (Example: Comes to camp, meets Dede, memory patch gone, Meets Avalon. So most of his memories are still there.) <p> next memory updates will be at boss first res that has no comments.