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Dan Friedman

Dan Friedman is the former executive editor and whisky correspondent of the Forward, and is the author of a book about Tears for Fears, the ’80s emo rock band.

He has won awards for feature writing, editing and, in 2018, won a Rockower award for editorial writing for his response to the events of Charlottesville.

Formerly the award-winning culture editor of the Forward, he writes regularly for the L.A. Review of Books and is a contributing editor to 8by8:The Magazine the Beautiful Game Deserves. He wrote for “Da Ali G Show” and has also written for The New York Times, the Financial Times and the Wall Street Journal. Dan has a PhD in Comparative Literature from Yale and an MA in English Literature from Cambridge where he captained the university soccer team.

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