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Zach Schonfeld

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New York, NY, United States

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Recent:
  • Unknown
Past:
  • VICE
  • Consequence of Sound
  • Esquire
  • Newsweek
  • The Atlantic

Past articles by Zach:

Coronavirus Is Driving Celebrities to Cameo in Droves

While many entertainers are grappling with a loss of income, never in the modern history of the U.S. has the celebrity class been so bored. → Read More

How the Coronavirus Pandemic Is Crippling the Entertainment Industry

Things are bad and it's only going to get worse for the arts. → Read More

10 Stories Behind the Pixies’ Doolittle

A look at the references, details, and allusions found on this 30-year-old classic. → Read More

Zach Schonfeld

Zach Schonfeld is a freelance journalist and writer based in New York. He was formerly a senior writer at Newsweek. → Read More

Are We Living in a Golden Age of '90s Period Films?

From Captain Marvel to Gaspar Noe's Climax, why are filmmakers so fixated on the ’90s? We are now so far removed from the 20th century that the ’90s Period Piece is a genre unto itself. → Read More

A Guide to Harry Nilsson, Who You've Loved Forever Without Knowing It

The songwriting savant has brought us a lot more than “Gotta Get Up” from 'Russian Doll.' From 60s pop to 70s decadence, here’s a primer. → Read More

Twelve Writers Confess the Absolute Worst Thing They Wrote in 2018

We asked Slavoj Žižek, David Weigel and others to share their deepest regrets. It got weird. → Read More

Inside 'Vice': How Christian Bale Transformed Into Dick Cheney—and Saved His Director's Life

Inside the actor's strangest role yet, as the most vilified veep in modern American history → Read More

The 50 Best Performances of 2018 (from Netflix to Broadway) To Binge Over Christmas Break

This year’s best performances provided large helpings of humor, hope and humanity—just when we needed them most. → Read More

The Best Albums 2018: From Pusha T to Prince

As with everything else, it was a strange year in music—but also one of unpredictable and satisfying pleasures → Read More

Roger Ailes Ruled Fox News with Everyday Acts of Abuse, Says New Documentary 'Divide And Conquer'

The filmmaker behind 'Divide and Conquer: The Story of Roger Ailes' shares what she learned about the Fox News founder's life, his intense paranoia and his treatment of women. → Read More

A Year of Ye: Kanye West, by the Tweet, in 2018. A Timeline.

The rapper and producer and husband of Kim Kardashian is about to finish the most tumultuous year of his tumultuous career. Let’s relive the highlights. → Read More

Ranking: Every Smashing Pumpkins Album from Worst to Best

Ten albums and three decades worth of melancholy and infinite sadness. → Read More

Jeff Tweedy On His Life in Music and His Recovery from Addiction: 'I Really Felt Eternally Damned'

The Wilco frontman opens up about music, grief and his nightmarish battle with addiction. "I was in a place where I really felt eternally damned," he says. → Read More

The White Album at 50: The Beatles' Sprawling Masterpiece, by the Numbers

The album that nearly tore the Beatles apart sounds just as enthralling half a century later. → Read More

Jonah Hill on His First Film, 'Mid90s,' And What He Learned From Martin Scorsese and Spike Jonze

The actor's directorial debut is a love letter to LA skate culture, mid-'90s rap and all the directors he admires. → Read More

’Beautiful Boy’: How Timothée Chalamet Captures the Tragic Complexities of Drug Addiction

Nic Sheff nearly succumbed to meth addiction. He’s now being played by Timothée Chalamet, the Oscar-nominated star of “Call Me by Your Name.” → Read More

’Beautiful Boy’: How Timothée Chalamet Captures the Tragic Complexities of Drug Addiction

Nic Sheff nearly succumbed to meth addiction. He’s now being played by Timothée Chalamet, the Oscar-nominated star of “Call Me by Your Name.” → Read More

’Beautiful Boy’: How Timothée Chalamet Captures the Tragic Complexities of Drug Addiction

Nic Sheff nearly succumbed to meth addiction. He’s now being played by Timothée Chalamet, the Oscar-nominated star of “Call Me by Your Name.” → Read More

Legendary Punk John Lydon on Public Image Ltd, David Bowie and Being Called a Trump Supporter: 'I'm Not Insane!'

The former Johnny Rotten on his love for David Bowie, Sid Vicious and butter. → Read More