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Zac Crain

Senior Editor — D Magazine
As seen in: D Magazine, ESPN

Senior editor at @DMagazine, occasionally a writer elsewhere. Unbelievable champion. Bumpkin. 18 hands high. IG: @zaccrain

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Senior editor/writer at D Magazine in Dallas. Author of Black Tooth Grin: The High Life, Good Times, and Tragic End of "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott. I've also written for: Esquire, Spin, Rolling Stone, ESPN, NBC, SB Nation, American Way, Spirit, and half the alternative weeklies in the country.

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@zaccrain — 5,378 followers, 31,765 tweets

Nov 22, 2017

When you finish a second draft hit me up on my email (Yahoo!)

Nov 22, 2017

Tell the story but don't leave out the detail (car wash!)

Nov 22, 2017

Make the transitions smooth like a mud bath (dirt dirt!)

Nov 22, 2017

Migos editing notes: Fix your lede, tighten up your nut graf (nut!)

Nov 22, 2017

Feeling good, feeling great, feeling great, feeling good, how are you?

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What was your first job as a journalist?

First job in media was music listings editor and the Dallas Observer. Also worked part-time as a GA reporter for a paper in Grapevine, TX.

Have you ever used a typewriter?


How is social media changing news?

It makes it faster. That's good. It makes new anchors read Facebook comments. That's terrible.