Chuck Klosterman interprets foreign students interpreting America

Perhaps the most provocative essay argued for a tie between Ernest Hemingway and O.J. Simpson. The author’s point seemed to be that Hemingway was “not the typical American,” but that Simpson sort of was.


One person wrote about the Hummer all-terrain vehicle. This is not technically a human, but I could see her point.

Nuggets of random anecdote. Fairly useless, but curious anyway.

(via Esquire: “How Foreigners See America,” by Chuck Kloserman [30 June 08])