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Alexander Zaitchik is an American freelance journalist who has written for The Nation, Salon, The New Republic, The New York Observer, Rolling Stone, Mother Jones, The International Herald Tribune, Wired, The San Francisco Chronicle, and The Believer. He has been on staff of the New York Press, served as an investigative reporting fellow at the Southern Poverty Law Center, and founded the online magazine Freezerbox (1998 - 2008). Zaitchik has also held editorial roles at the Prague Pill and the Russian tabloid The eXile.
His book, Common Nonsense: Glenn Beck and the Triumph of Ignorance, was published by Wiley & Sons in June 2010.
He lives in Brooklyn, New York.
- Official Website
- Articles by Zaitchik
- Facebook Page
- Zaitchik Archive at Salon
- Zaitchick Archive at The Nation
- Zaitchik Archive at The eXile
Further reading by Alexander Zaitchik
- Meet Alex Jones at Rolling Stone
- Avatar in the Amazon at Salon
- San Pedro's Key at The Revealer
- Wall Street's Weirdest Murder at Salon
- Greenland Dispatch: Europe's Last Colony And The Big Melt at The New Republic
- Where Did David Brooks Get the Bizarre Idea That the Tea Party Crowd Resembles '60s Movements? at History News Network
- Interview: Alexander Zaitchik on his new biography of Glenn Beck, Common Nonsense at The Washington Post
- Alexander Zaitchik on "The Church of Beck" – July 15, 2010 appearance from Countdown with Keith Olbermann
- Zaitchik on Common Nonsense: Glenn Beck and the Triumph of Ignorance – interview by Democracy Now!
- Alexander Zaitchik's Common Nonsense – July 8, 2010 video reading with Q&A on CSPAN2's Book TV