erik lundegaard

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Erik Lundegaard grew up in Minneapolis, Minn., taught English in Taipei, Taiwan, and currently lives in Seattle, Wash. He’s an editor at Thomson Reuters.

The majority of his freelance work has been for MSNBC and The Seattle Times, but his articles have also appeared in/on The New York Times, Slate, Salon, The Christian Science Monitor, Film Quarterly, and The Believer.

Among his favorite movies: The Thin Red Line, The Insider, Seven Samurai, The Third Man, The Godfather, All the President’s Men, and Annie Hall. He considers Breaking Away extremely underrated.

Among his favorite authors: Baldwin, Capote, Cather, Doctorow, Fitzgerald, Hemingway, Irving, Joyce, Kundera, Mailer, Morrison, Orwell, Roth, Salinger, Tolstoy, Trow, Updike, Vidal, Vonnegut, Wolff. He likes reading Joe Posnanski during lunch.

He speaks French and Mandarin poorly. He bikes and hikes. His site has one of the top 10 Google search results for the phrase “Yankees Suck.” He can be reached at: .

Disclaimer: Most of the movie reviews on this site do not count toward the Tomatometer:

Tomatometer disclaimer: 'Erik Lundegaard agrees with the Tomatometer 69% of the time. Erik Lundegaard’s reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publications: Misseapolis Star-Tribune, Seattle Times, Slate.'