Chuck Klosterman Is Probably the <em>Times</em> Mag’s New ‘Ethicist’

Hugo Lindgren set Twitter speculating about who would be The New York Times Magazine‘s new Ethicist today when he teased, “It’s

Hugo Lindgren set Twitter speculating about who would be The New York Times Magazine‘s new Ethicist today when he teased, “It’s a little scary when The Ethicist starts following you.” But only briefly.

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A new Ethicist Twitter account (@nytethicist) has been formed, Longform founder Max Linsky quickly pointed out, and it follows two people: the Times mag and Mr. Lindgren. Its bio is quite revealing: “I write the Ethicist column for @NYTmag and also tweet as ‏@CKlosterman.”

Which would make Chuck Klosterman, the author of Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs, your new Ethicist. Look, they even drew his bearded silhouette already. According to Mr. Klosterman’s Twitter, he’ll be reading at Book Court tonight, if anyone has an ethical dilemma they’d like to try out on him.

Chuck Klosterman Is Probably the <em>Times</em> Mag’s New ‘Ethicist’