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Michael Zezima (known as Mickey Z) is a writer, editor, blogger and novelist living in New York City. He writes a bimonthly column, "Mickey Z. Says", for VegNews magazine and he has also appeared on the C-SPAN network's Book TV program. He is also a regular contributor to Planet Green, ZNet, CounterPunch, OpEdNews, Countercurrent.og, Animal Liberation Front, and other websites.
Mickey Z-vegan was born and raised in Astoria, Queens, has appeared in a book with Noam Chomsky, and in a martial arts film with Billy Blanks. With only a high school diploma, he has authored 12 books and has "spoken and lectured in venues ranging from MIT to ABC No Rio, from Yale University to Occupy Free University. Howard Zinn called him 'provocative and bold.'"
Michael Zezima adopted the name Mickey Z after working at a gym in New York City where a friend called him Mickey. He liked the sound of it and used it in his pen name.
- Michael Z (2000). Saving Private Power: The Hidden History of the "Good War". Soft Skull Press. ISBN 978-1887128452. Retrieved 2014-05-30.
- Michael Z (2003). The Murdering of My Years: Artists and Activists Making Ends Meet. Soft Skull Press. ISBN 9781887128780. Retrieved 2014-05-30.
- Michael Z (2004). The Seven Deadly Spins: Exposing the Lies Behind War Propaganda. Common Courage Press. ISBN 1-56751-270-4.
- Michael Z (2004). A Gigantic Mistake: Articles & Essays for Your Intellectual Self-Defense. Wildside Press. ISBN 9781930997974. Retrieved 2014-05-30.
- Michael Z (2005). 50 American Revolutions You're Not Supposed to Know: Reclaiming American Patriotism. Disinformation Company. ISBN 9781609259075. Retrieved 2014-05-30.
- Michael Z (2008). CPR for Dummies. Raw Dog Screaming Press. ISBN 9781933293585. Retrieved 2014-05-30.
- Michael Z (2008). No Innocent Bystanders: Riding Shotgun in the Land of Denial. CWG Press. ISBN 9780978818623. Retrieved 2014-05-30.
- Michael Z (2009). Self Defense for Radicals: A to Z Guide for Subversive Struggle. PM Press. ISBN 978-1-60486-204-1. Retrieved 2014-05-30.
- Michael Z (2009). Dear Vito. The Drill Press. ISBN 0-9840961-4-0. Retrieved 2014-05-30.
- Michael Z (2011). Darker Shade of Green. Raw Dog Screaming Press. ISBN 9781935738107. Retrieved 2014-05-30.
- Book TV: "Outside the Ballot Box: Election 2004 & Beyond", panel discussion involving Mark Andersen, Elaine Cassel, Mickey Z. Saturday, October 23, 2004. CSPAN-2 listing
- "In search of lost time". Boston Phoenix. March 6, 2003. Retrieved May 26, 2010.
- "Mickey Z. author page at OpEdNews". OpEdNews. Retrieved May 19, 2014.
- staff. "Obama, Guantánamo, And US Hypocrisy". January 29, 2009. Countercurrents.org. Retrieved May 27, 2014.
- Vaughan, Claudette. "Leading by Example: The Mickey Z. Interview". Vegan Voice. Animal Liberation Front. Retrieved May 27, 2014.
- Graham, Paul (February 23, 2014). "BEING VEGAN – Occupy This Book– Mickey Z-vegan on Activism". Las Vegas Informer. Retrieved May 27, 2014.
- "Mickey Z"
- Mickey Z's blog
- A tiny bio
- Radical America’s Homeboy: Mickey Z (Mickey is interviewed by Maxwell Black)
- Day, Susie. " Mickey Z: My Personal Trainer And Yours." Countercurrents.org December 26, 2008.