Christopher Zara is a writer and journalist who covers culture, entertainment, and the arts. He is a media and culture reporter for the International Business Times. From 2005 to 2012, he served as managing editor of Show Business magazine. His writing has also appeared in Mental Floss, MovieMaker, Dramatics, Stage Directions, and Emmy magazine. Zara’s first book, Tortured Artists, was released this spring by Adams Media. He lives in New York City.