J.C. Gabel

J.C. Gabel is an editor and writer based in Los Angeles. He started his career in publishing at the age of 19 with STOP SMILING, "The Magazine for High-Minded Lowlifes," which began as a "zine," and developed into a full-color bi-monthly magazine, published regularly for 15 years. Gabel is a regular contributor to the Los Angeles Times, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Paris Review, and Playboy, among other publications. 

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