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Will Harris

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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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Biography

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...

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@NonStopPop — 4,362 followers, 28,448 tweets

I love I Monster's Daydream in Blue - Jenn & I heard it in a basement record shop in Manchester on our honeymoon...  https://fb.me/8VCPZxXCC 
I love I Monster's Daydream in Blue - Jenn & I heard it in a basement record shop in Manchester on our honeymoon & bought it immediately - but this 2015 BBC Radio 2 Session version... I won't say it's better than the original version, but DAMN, it's good!  https://youtu.be/rG8y4f3gA68 
Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott (The Beautiful South) cover Whitesnake's "Here I Go Again" on BBC Radio 2  https://fb.me/DnRtyl4V 
Richard Ashcroft (The Verve), "Little Red Corvette" - Live on the BBC  https://fb.me/813C6dPG4 
Oh, my God, I have been sitting in the Walgreens drive-thru for the better part of 15 minutes now, and it has...  https://fb.me/77rQb8Nad 
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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.