Philip Douglas Fairbanks on Muck Rack

Philip Douglas Fairbanks

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As seen in: Inquisitr
Covers:  Health, nootropics, ethnobotany, nutrition, Psychology, Self-help, politics, technology, economy/markets/cryptocurrency, literature, low-brow art, entertainment, culture
Doesn't Cover: Sports

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Biography

Writer, researcher, journalist, absurdist and been told I was an "eccentric genius" as well. I was accepted in SUNY's peer reviewed art journal Afterimage before I could legally drink. It didn't stop me then and hasn't stopped me since though. Currently I write at the Inquisitr, New Noise magazin...

What was your first job as a journalist?

High school newspaper freshman year (age 14 or so) by 22/23 I did a couple stories for CUNY's Advocate newspaper as well.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

I love using a typewriter. Was the top gift I requested when I was 11 or 12. I still enjoy using new and vintage typewriters.

How is social media changing news?

Democratization for one, but sensationalist delusion and disinformation spread as quick or quicker than nuanced analysis.