I Wear The Black Hat Jacket

In his new book, I Wear the Black Hat: Grappling With Villains (Real and Imagined) out July 9, journalist and author Chuck Klosterman explores the nature of villainy, from O.J. Simpson’s “second-worst decision” to the anti-heroes created in American pop culture. Check out a full chapter of the book below, in which Klosterman deconstructs the Eagles and his other musical dislikes.

Editor’s note: Klosterman is married to EW senior writer Melissa Maerz.