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Columbus, Ohio
Features Reporter — Columbus Dispatch

Ohio native and @DispatchAlerts features reporter -- arts, music, urban stuff, offbeat (kjoy@dispatch.com). Couple things due but I always get it done.

Columbus trio making noise with new album, national tour

dispatch.com — Steve Ciolek cut his musical teeth in the low-pressure circles of house shows, including basement gigs in his previous residence - a run-down rental just south of Ohio State University known by a certain breed of concertgoers as Monster House.

Laid-back show ‘Songs at the Center’ showcases local musicians

dispatch.com — A pin-drop-quiet crowd surrounded Mark Brinkman as the Pickerington singer-guitarist strummed his "Grandpa's Way of Life," an ode ??to much simpler times. For a moment, the intimate acoustic setting seemed just as simple.

Coffee-cup drawings garner acclaim for Ohio artist

washingtontimes.com — COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Judged by his creations, the Bexley artist behind the wry Sharpie doodles on Starbucks cups is a canine-smitten, celebrity-riffing humorist with a soft spot for junk food and an insatiable lust for caffeine.

Coffee-cup drawings garner acclaim for Ohio artist

daytondailynews.com — By KEVIN JOY The Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio - Judged by his creations, the Bexley artist behind the wry Sharpie doodles on Starbucks cups is a canine-smitten, celebrity-riffing humorist with a soft spot for junk food and an insatiable lust for caffeine.

Coffee-cup drawings garner acclaim for Ohio artist

kansas.com — Judged by his creations, the Bexley artist behind the wry Sharpie doodles on Starbucks cups is a canine-smitten, celebrity-riffing humorist with a soft spot for junk food and an insatiable lust for caffeine.

Coffee-cup drawings garner acclaim for Ohio artist

modbee.com — Judged by his creations, the Bexley artist behind the wry Sharpie doodles on Starbucks cups is a canine-smitten, celebrity-riffing humorist with a soft spot for junk food and an insatiable lust for caffeine.

Miranda Lambert steels herself to ‘lay it all out there’

dispatch.com — Miranda Lambert has long held claim as a tough-talking, gun-toting gal next door who can throw back shots of whiskey and kick you with a stylish steel-toed boot. Make no mistake: She's still that woman. But on her fifth and latest album, Platinum, the 31-year-old country spitfire continues to soften her facade.

Message of Christian rockers Skillet spreading with tour

dispatch.com — A recipe blending rock sounds with spirituality keeps the band Skillet cooking. And not just within the sphere of Winter Jam, a Christian contemporary-music tour that, with the headlining Skillet in tow, will stop on Saturday at Value City Arena.

Singers find their favorites during niche karaoke nights

dispatch.com — As anyone who has been to a karaoke bar - or stumbled into a regular bar on karaoke night - can tell you, the routine is often the same: Determine that you do, in fact, have the energy. Prod your companions to participate. Flip through the songbook for the umpteenth time before submitting a slip.

Starbucks artist craves a more than half-full future

dispatch.com — Judged by his creations, the Bexley artist behind the wry Sharpie doodles on Starbucks cups is a canine-smitten, celebrity-riffing humorist with a soft spot for junk food and an insatiable lust for caffeine. "This 'coffee culture' is a worldwide phenomenon," said Josh Hara, a 42-year-old who starts each day with a venti-sized black Pike Place Roast from a Starbucks on E.
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Jan 08, 2015

@kochie7 Hi Jeff, we'd like to write a story about your son for the Columbus Dispatch. Can you drop me a line ASAP? kjoy@dispatch.com

Dec 08, 2014

RT @DispatchAlerts: Alrosa Villa rampage a decade ago has left scars, bonds among 3 men bit.ly/1G7McWx

Nov 18, 2014

@IndyEar Hi Willard, I didn't have details yet at the time of interview. You might call WCBE or check their social media for details.

Nov 18, 2014

@danielletaylur Hi Taylor, please email me if I can help. You might try calling Dan or Alison at the WCBE studios; they had all the info.

Nov 06, 2014

Made in Cbus, those crazy Ruth Bader Ginsburg T-shirts are worth $4.3 million: dispatch.com/content/storie… pic.twitter.com/HJVovlNHR6

Nov 04, 2014

ICYMI Sunday: At the Columbus Idea Foundry, you can try welding, woodworking, soap-making. Y'know, real stuff: dispatch.com/content/storie…

Oct 30, 2014

"Without Columbus, I wouldn't be who I am." - Globe-trotting songwriter (& OSU grad) @sinkane, at the Wex tonight: dispatch.com/content/storie…

Oct 29, 2014

.@marylambertsing (at A&R Bar tonight) on her platform and personal prose: "I don't know any other way to be." dispatch.com/content/storie…

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