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Darren Paltrowitz is a New York resident with over 15 years of entertainment industry experience. He began working around the music business as a teenager, interning for the manager of his then-favorite band Superdrag. In the years following, he has worked with a wide array of artists including OK Go, They Might Be Giants, Mike Viola, Tracy Bonham, Loudness, Rachael Yamagata, and Amanda Palmer.
Darren's writing has appeared in dozens of outlets including the New York Daily News, Chicago Tribune, L.A. Times, Inquisitr, The Daily Meal, The Hype Magazine, All Music Guide, Downtown Magazine, Guitar World, TheStreet.com, Format Magazine, Businessweek, The Improper, Sportskeeda, and the Jewish Journal. He is a member of the SATW and the IFWTWA organizations as a food and travel writer.
As a prolific interviewer, he has spoken with countless platinum-selling musicians (e.g. members of Guns N' Roses, Van Halen, Foo Fighters, KISS, Black Sabbath, Iron Maiden, Journey, BTS, Slipknot, The Go-Go's, Stone Temple Pilots, Poison, Def Leppard, Cypress Hill, Slayer, Alice In Chains, GWAR, The Offspring, Hanson, Jane's Addiction, Cheap Trick, Goo Goo Dolls, Weezer, 311, O.A.R., Styx, Flo Rida, The Beach Boys, The Monkees), notable actors and television personalities (e.g. Terry Crews, Seth Rogen, Tony Danza, Michael McKean, Danny Trejo, Tammy Rivera, Wayne Brady, Howie Mandel, Corey Feldman, John Tesh), legendary athletes (e.g. Kyle Busch, Carlos Vela, Jerry Rice, Richard Sherman, Bernie Williams, Diamond Dallas Page, Gail Kim, Kenny Omega), headlining comedians (e.g. Jeff Dunham, Paul Reiser, Gilbert Gottfried, Brian Regan, Joan Rivers, Don Rickles, Dennis Miller, Dick Gregory, Jackie Mason), and celebrity chefs (e.g. Giada De Laurentiis, Robert Irvine, Jacques Torres, Gemma Stafford, Nikki Dinki, John Villa).
Darren is also the host the recently-launched, bi-weekly "Paltrocast With Darren Paltrowitz" podcast, as co-produced with PureGrainAudio. Guests have included comedian/writer Fred Stoller, fine artist Rob Grad, guitar icon Andy Summers, wrestler/musician Chris Jericho, and Beach Boys frontman Mike Love.