Zack Friedman is a grad school dropout living in New York.
Articles by Zack Friedman:
the improbable body of Donald Trump - bulwarks against chaos - fear of uncertainty - "electability" was a bullshit word for a bogus concept - lurching from crisis to crisis - a system for allocating fear
giving powerful banks especially attractive bond offerings - Faustian bargains and the Mephistophelean scent of sulphur - the domineering La Guardia, the hapless Vincent Impellitteri, and naïve John Lindsay - after all, who could be against parks?
Lucifer’s encryption - to encode, to ensnare - Up the Wolves - Trace Italian - hi-diddle-dee-dee, goddamn! - John and his sister - Marilyn Manson caused Columbine - what to say about this god *&@# song
a dead giveaway - the need for confidence - « in the extremest sense of the word, a stranger » - a New Jerusalem - aspirational sociability - an imposter in blackface - Samaritan Pain Dissuader - dumb sources of money - « strangers still more strange »
no authority - « Wallace’s moves » - an aesthetic of deliberate sloppiness - an ethical appeal, but an unusual one - the hip, creative counterpart to capitalism - « the maze of contemporary thinking »