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Will Harris

Chesapeake, VA
Freelance Pop Culture Writer — Freelance
Covers:  Anything pop culture, really. TV, film, music, books... You name it.
Doesn't Cover: I'm up for anything, really, but at the moment, if it's not pop culture, I'm not covering it.

Random interviewer of pop culture figures for the AV Club, Vanity Fair, Variety & elsewhere. Happily married w/ child. A book is in the offing. Please stand by.

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Will Harris lives in Chesapeake, VA with his wife and daughter, both of whom just smile and nod as he giddily tells them about his interviews. He regularly contributes to the Onion A.V. Club, The Dissolve, Indiewire, Rhino.com, TV Week Magazine, The Virginian-Pilot, Popdose.com, and Bullz-Eye.com...

What was your first job as a journalist?

First paid job? Writing reviews and doing interviews for RockFlash, a now-defunct free entertainment publication in Virginia Beach, VA.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yep. Even took Typing in high school.

How is social media changing news?

Negatively: news outlets are giving stories more sensational headlines to get more clicks, with topics being chosen for clicks over quality.