Mickey Rapkin

Mickey Rapkin is a journalist and screenwriter whose first book, Pitch Perfect, about the competitive world of a cappella singing, inspired the film franchise which has grossed nearly $600 million dollars worldwide. A spin-off TV series starring Adam Devine debuts on Peacock in 2022.

Rapkin, previously a senior editor at GQ, has written for the New York Times, National Geographic and WSJ. His first children's book, It's Not a Bed, It's a Time Machine, was published by Macmillan in 2019 and is currently in development as an animated series with ShadowMachine, the studio behind Bojack Horseman. A sequel, It's Not a School Bus, It's a Pirate Ship followed in 2020.

All Articles From Mickey Rapkin

A Post-Pandemic Guide to Eating (and Drinking) in Portland 

A true dining scene before COVID, the Rose City also saw some of the worst of the past few years, but it has bounced back. And then some.

The Best Way to Fly Right Now? Let’s Call It Private-ish Travel.

You may not have the plane all to yourself, but here are some way to at least avoid the terminal and make air travel fun again

The Rise and Fall (And Rise Again) of Cameo

During the pandemic, millions of people used the service to send fun, COVID-safe gifts to friends and family. But now that we're seeing each other in person again, is there still a need?

We Went to the Opening Night Party for Woody Harrelson’s New Dispensary

There was plenty of weed. Hopefully none of it in the cake.

A Non-Soccer Fan’s Guide to the World Cup Sites in Qatar

Our writer went to Qatar to preview the host city for the world's biggest sporting event and (maybe) learned to love the beautiful game in the process