Zachary Pincus-Roth

Zachary Pincus-Roth

Zachary Pincus-Roth is the deputy editor overseeing arts & culture at L.A. Weekly. He also has written for The New York Times, L.A. Times, Slate, Newsday, WSJ magazine, Variety and other publications. He teaches journalism at Loyola Marymount University and wrote the companion book to the musical "Avenue Q." For more info and articles visit zacharypincus-roth.com.

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