Published 2003 by Scribners, Cocoa Puffs is a critique that surveys all the bullshit pop culture were all supposed to buy into as young and hip members of society. Klosterman opens his book with a powerful and compelling introduction:
No woman will ever satisfy me. I know that now and I would never try to deny it. But this is actually okay, because I will never satisfy another woman, either.
The author attacks TV, internet porn, Pam Anderson and any number of other seemingly unrelated topics in the wildly funny book about Americans being American.
I've got a bike you can ride it if you like.
Its got a basket, a bell that rings
And many other things to make it look good.
I'd give it to you if I could -but I've borrowed it.