Joel Stein

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Joel Stein wrote a weekly column for Time magazine for 20 years, along with 22 cover stories; he was a weekly columnist for Entertainment Weekly and the Los Angeles Times. He is the author of the books Man Made: A Stupid Quest for Masculinity and In Defense of Elitism: Why I'm Better Than You and You're Better Than Someone Who Didn't Buy This Book.

Expertise: wine, cooking, restaurants, entertaining.

Experience: Joel Stein was not easy to work with on this bio. The only facts he provided that were verifiable were that he wrote a weekly column for Time magazine for 20 years, along with 22 cover stories; that he was a columnist for Entertainment Weekly and the Los Angeles Times; that he is the author of the aforementioned books; that he has taught at Princeton and written for several sitcoms; and that and has written for The New York Times, Bloomberg Businessweek, The Washington Post, the Financial Times magazine, the New Yorker, Esquire, Vanity Fair, GQ, Food & Wine, and Town and Country. There is no factual basis for his claim that his writing has "saved millions of lives and destroyed many more marriages."

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