Nathan Rabin

Nathan Rabin is a staff writer for The Dissolve, a new film website from the popular music website Pitchfork. Previously, he was the head writer for The A.V. Club, the entertainment guide of The Onion, a position he held until recently since he was a college student at University of Wisconsin at Madison in 1997. Rabin is also the author of a memoir, The Big Rewind, and an essay collection based on one of his columns, My Year of Flops. He most recently collaborated with pop parodist "weird Al" Yankovic on a coffee table book titled Weird Al: The Book. Rabin’s writing has also appeared in The Wall Street Journal, Spin, The Huffington Post, The Boston Globe, Nerve, and Modern Humorist. He lives in Chicago with his wife.

Books by this Author

You Don't Know Me but You Don't Like Me
My Year of Flops
The Big Rewind

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My Life in 8 Words

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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. I got a good Christian raisin' and an eighth grade education. Ain't no need in y'all treating me this way

Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?

A. honesty, a sense of humor and being able to hold your whiskey

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. Hitlertastic, ungrammaticaliciousness and the

Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?

A. reading

Q. What do you regret most?

A. Where do I begin?

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