Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs: A Low Culture Manifesto Characters

Chuck Klosterman
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Chuck Klosterman

As the only true character in the book, Chuck Klosterman is the author of the novel, and the only point of view given in the story. Klosterman is bright, inquisitive, and an admitted member of Generation X. He is also a self proclaimed 'nerdy' guy. Klosterman has written the book as a series of essays, claiming they were written in the wee hours of the morning, when things become most clear. His work is not based on scientific research, but is instead a journey through his life to discover the reasons and motivations of people within his generation. He uses cultural phenomenon such as Pamela Anderson's sex tape, Saved By The Bell, and Fight Club to explain a generation of individuals he considers lazy, depressed, but sarcastically optimistic. Klosterman doesn't seek to excuse these characteristics, but does seek to discover their roots, and their effects of the...

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