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Elias Tezapsidis

Elias grew up in Thessaloniki, Greece, prior to attending Macalester College in Saint Paul, Minnesota. It was there that he discovered he was too neurotic and OCD for the Midwest and had a low-tolerance for the MN-nice. The move to NYC post-graduation seemed like the logical next step, and since then downtown New York has been home.

Articles

Real Friends #2 by Elias Tezapsidis and Anthony Strain

Real Friends #2 by Elias Tezapsidis and Anthony Strain

We were talking about fame as push/pull mechanism, I think? Sometimes waiting to be...

Elias Tezapsidis on Grimes

Elias Tezapsidis on Grimes

There is no reason to add to the already-extended online literature on the making...

Elias Tezapsidis: Na-Na-Noted

Elias Tezapsidis: Na-Na-Noted

by Elias Tezapsidis [ NOTE: Originally I intended for this piece to be a...

Elias Tezapsidis on DMX

Elias Tezapsidis on DMX

The rapper DMX is famous for his infamy. Fame came to him through his...

Elias Tezapsidis’s Exam Prep

Elias Tezapsidis’s Exam Prep

I was 7 when I first watched The Shining, Stanley Kubrick’s classic film adaptation...

Elias Tezapsidis: Erik Stinson IRL

Elias Tezapsidis: Erik Stinson IRL

Erik Stinson by Elias Tezapsidis Erik Stinson is a writer of short fiction and...

Elias Tezapsidis gives the new The Knife album 889/1000

Elias Tezapsidis gives the new The Knife album 889/1000

The Knife definitely employs the shock-value of an incestuous theme to further strengthen their...

‘Bedford Night’ by Elias Tezapsidis

‘Bedford Night’ by Elias Tezapsidis

by Elias Tezapsidis In Bushwick we partied. She liked to brag about Stuy We...

Elias Tezapsidis’s Top 10

Elias Tezapsidis’s Top 10

From its very first issue in 1986, Spy Magazine was a radical project. It...

Of Birds and Lobsters by Elias Tezapsidis

The maternal figures of David Foster Wallace's Infinite Jest and Jonathan Franzen's Freedom are...

Elias Tezapsidis: It

Elias Tezapsidis: It

Who is Daphne Guinness and what does she do professionally? Why does Ms. Guinness...