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Zac Crain

Senior Editor — D Magazine
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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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Like when it snowed and iced during All-Star week and people were in front of hotels with shovels just kind of squinting and shrugging.
It’s a hassle but it’s worth it for everyone to lose their collective minds while the city is like, “uhhhhhhhhhhhhhh”
I love it when it sleets or whatever in Dallas, because we have, like, one sand truck and everything gets exponentially dumber.
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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.