Brian Fairbanks

Brian Fairbanks was Gawker‘s first investigative reporter. Before that, he worked with Stephen Ambrose and Douglas Brinkley at the Eisenhower Center in New Orleans. His work has appeared in the Guardian, Business Insider, and the New York Press, among others. His book Wizards: David Duke, America’s Wildest Election, and the Rise of the Far Right was published in 2022 and his upcoming book on the history of outlaw country music and its connection to today’s popular Americana stars is due out from Hachette Books in 2024. He lives in New Orleans.

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