Celebrity College Flashback


August 2008


Chuck Klosterman

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Some people hail rock journalist Chuck Klosterman as a pop-culture demigod. For half a decade, his divisive commentaries and music criticism have appeared in major magazines and books (Fargo Rock City; Sex, Drugs and Cocoa Puffs; Killing Yourself to Live, and Chuck Klosterman IV), earning him a ...

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Chuck Liddell

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Chuck "the Iceman" Liddell still lives in the town of his alma mater. That's right: This trained lethal weapon earned a B.A. in accounting at Cal Poly before claiming the Ultimate Fighting Championship light heavyweight title in 2005. He's since become a mixed martial arts superstar, appearing on ...

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Kristen Bell

Originally posted February 10, 2006

Kristen Bell, former star of Veronica Mars, has landed spots on other television shows like Gossip Girls and Heroes, where she currently plays an electrifying femme fatale. Bell tells U.S. News about her years at New York University, where she developed her love ...

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NYU

Ed Helms

Originally posted November 10, 2005.

Many consider actor Ed Helms, brown-nosing salesman from NBC's The Office, the next face of American comedy. A former correspondent for The Daily Show, Helms has also appeared in recent blockbusters like Evan Almighty, Walk Hard, and Semi-Pro. Approaching his ...

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Mo Rocca

Originally posted September 15, 2005.

Humorist Mo Rocca, Daily Show alum and author of All the Presidents Pets, is a correspondent for The Tonight Show, among other programs. A regular judge on Iron Chef America and panelist for NPR's weekly quiz show Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!, Rocca tells us ...

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Harvard University

Danica McKellar

Originally posted September 1, 2005.

Actress Danica McKellar (The West Wing, The Wonder Years) is one serious math geek. Following the success of her best-selling book Math Doesn't Suck, McKellar authored a new pre-algebra survival guide Kiss My Math. Here, she tells us about her days as a student ...

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UCLA

Anne Rice

Originally posted August 18, 2005.

The world-famous vampire fiction author tells us about her college years, when she got her first work published in a student magazine and learned that she was definitely not cut out for acting.

Occupation: Author


College attended: San Francisco State University

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