Zachary Jason

Zachary Jason

Zak Jason is a Newton-based writer who has written for the Boston Phoenix, The Boston Globe, and the Cape Cod Times. A Yarmouthport native, he graduated from Boston College in 2011. He has been described as "odious" and "a worthless scoundrel" by his girlfriend and a Davis Square passerby, respectively.

Zachary Jason'S latest stories

The (Fictional) Fable of Garoppolooza

Just for fun: a far-fetched prediction of what's to come.

Sneaker Wars

Is Converse shooting itself in the foot?

Lawns, Liszt, and Lunch

Our guide to picnicking at Tanglewood.

Game of Fear

What if a stalker had an army?

How Tests Are Failing Our Schools

Barbara Madeloni wants to abolish our reliance on standardized test scores.

Barry Hughson: Ballet Exit Is 'Difficult'

The soon-to-be-former executive director elaborates on his decision.

The Ballet's Rainmaker Is Leaving

Why executive director Barry Hughson's departure is hardly scandalous or alarming.

Turning Point

As the Boston Ballet begins its 50th season, we explore what's next for artistic director Mikko Nissinen.