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Marc Tracy
September 13, 2011

The lead singer and impresario behind the huge heavy metal band Anthrax turns out to be a Jewish kid from Queens named Scott Ian. Today in Tablet Magazine, literary editor David Samuels gets Ian—ironic, nonchalant, yet serious—to explain how he became who he is.

Marc Tracy is a staff writer at The New Republic, and was previously a staff writer at Tablet. He tweets @marcatracy.