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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.

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City Life

The (Fictional) Fable of Garoppolooza

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

City Life

Sneaker Wars

Is Converse shooting itself in the foot?

Arts & Entertainment

Lawns, Liszt, and Lunch

Our guide to picnicking at Tanglewood.

City Life

Game of Fear

What if a stalker had an army?

City Life

How Tests Are Failing Our Schools

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

Arts & Entertainment

Barry Hughson: Ballet Exit Is ‘Difficult’

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

Arts & Entertainment

The Ballet’s Rainmaker Is Leaving

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

Arts & Entertainment

Turning Point

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