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Zach Schonfeld

Zach Schonfeld is a freelance journalist and writer who has written for Pitchfork, The Atlantic, New York Magazine, Slate, and many others. He was formerly a senior writer at Newsweek. He's based in New York.

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My Bizarre Night in a Luxury ASMR Hotel Room

I’m an anxious traveler. Who isn’t? Trains, airports, security lines, A‌i‌r‌b‌n‌b‌ hosts who look like Jeffrey Dahmer — it all stimulates dread. When people tell…

History Teachers Are Bringing ‘Bill & Ted’ Into the Classroom

In 2004, Jamie was finishing up her first year as a high school history teacher. There were several days left in her world history course,…