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Debut book NO ONE YOU KNOW forthcoming May 2021 from Outpost19 | Founding Editor, True.Ink | Twitter: @jdschwartzman | Website: jdschwartzman.com

During a lonely year, I entangled myself with horse racing gamblers, renegade aquarium attendants, wizened hostel dwellers, and hundreds of friendly randos.

Credit: Jason Schwartzman; past midnight in Oklahoma City


When I let small talk with strangers spiral into something deeper, it became a book about memorable interactions. Here’s what I learned.

Photo: Getty Images / janiecbros


This Is Us

The nod as pandemic salute, time machine, and mystical communication device

Black and white superimposed image of a sculpture of a face.
Black and white superimposed image of a sculpture of a face.
Photo: Bill Benzon/Flickr








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