Hi there, I’m Nick Zarzycki, a Toronto-based writer and editor.
Here you’ll find a selection of writing I’ve published in Toronto Life, Maclean's, the Washington Post and Defector, as well as links to a few media appearances.
I’m always happy to connect @ nickzarz at gmail dot com. Thanks for checking out my portfolio!
I Finally Understand Why You Ding Dongs Won’t Come To The Net Defector
The Banana Has What It Takes To Defeat Gatorade Deadspin
What’s the Deal With Just for Laughs: Gags? National Post
Profile of Stop, a seasonal neighborhood restaurant bringing accessible, nourishing, zero pretense fine dining to Toronto Toronto Life
Profile of chef Avé Narinesing, a descendant of Trinidad’s royal family of doubles Toronto Life
The story behind Owl’s Club, a veterans’ hall with legendary karaoke Saturdays Toronto Life
Why Do Athletes Scream? Deadspin
Canada wants to legalize marijuana, but it hasn’t even fully legalized alcohol yet Washington Post
Pandemic fuelling productivity shaming, but 'now might be the time to actually scale down,' on CBC’s The Current
The Syrup Trap: Filling the satire market’s Canada-sized hole Globe and Mail
Gawken is here to fill the Gawker void, minus the getting sued AV Club