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Zac Crain

Zac Crain

Senior Editor, D Magazine

Zac, senior editor of D Magazine, has written about the explosion in West, Texas; legendary country singer Charley Pride; Tony Dorsett's struggle with life after football; and imaginary meetings with a mosquito and a Pegasus.The author of 2009's Black Tooth Grin and A Pedestrian's Recent History of Dallas and I See You, Big German (both 2020), he lives near White Rock Lake and walks a lot.

Stories by Zac Crain

Local News

Leading Off (2/6/23)

Yes, I was thanked at the Grammys pre-show, thanks for noticing.
Food & Drink

A Look Inside Double D’s, the Design District’s Newest ‘Five-Star Dive Bar’

Dallas’ newest bar is serving an upscale but dressed down cocktail menu, complete with wood-paneled walls, a broad music selection, and a mixed bag of patrons: the ultimate recipe for a night on the town.
Local News

Leading Off (1/30/23)

I didn't want to go to the Super Bowl anyway.
Local News

Leading Off (1/23/23)

Time for the vast emptiness.
Cover Story

How North Texas Played a Role in Willie Nelson’s Story

We will absolutely take any excuse to put Willie Nelson on the cover of our magazine.

Stories by Zac Crain

Mavsman new look

Why MavsMan Looks Different This Season

Even the mascot isn’t used to the new look yet, just about halfway through the season.
Local News

Leading Off (1/9/23)

Insert appropriate TCU cheer here.
Local News

Leading Off (12/19/22)

Happy Channukah to all who observe, including my son.
the cover of bill cotter's the splendid ticket

Bill Cotter Stops By Deep Vellum To Talk About His Great New Novel Tomorrow Night

The last time I went to one of these, I found out that Jonathan Franzen became pen pals with a guy in prison and later hired him to run his website. Just saying.