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Jason Zinoman

Jason Zinoman has covered theater for the New York Times for a decade and now writes a bi-weekly column in the paper about comedy. He is the author of Shock Value: How a Few Eccentric Outsiders Gave Us Nightmares, Conquered Hollywood, and Invented Modern Horror.

Just Like Candy
Essay

Just Like Candy

Following the Trail of Good Ideas

3 April 2013

A career as a theatre critic may not be directly linked to accolades and acclaim. Jason Zinoman meditates on the nuanced benefits of  critically thinking about art full-time.