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Columbus, Ohio
Web Producer — Columbus Dispatch
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Columbus Dispatch Web producer who sometimes blogs about pop culture. INFJ. @scrippsjschool alumna from Appalachian Ohio.

Visiting writers still surprised by hip Columbus — By: Susannah Elliott Nearly two years ago, this blog listed 10 times that visitors to Columbus returned to their home cities and wrote who-woulda-thunk-it pieces about Columbus' supposedly unbelievable food and attractions. After Columbus came close - twice - to hosting a national political convention, and held numerous other huge events in the past two years, you'd think everyone would have gotten the memo.

Free microchipping for dogs this Saturday — By: Susannah Elliott SAVE Ohio Pets, an organization focused on reducing central Ohio's homeless pet population, is offering free microchipping for dogs this Saturday at Westgate Park. The microchipping is available from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 27 during the Hilltop Business Association's bean dinner.

LeBron James has supporting role in new Apatow comedy — Trainwreck, directed by Judd Apatow (The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Knocked Up) and written by Amy Schumer (Inside Amy Schumer), stars Schumer as a anti-monogamy career woman whose feelings about relationships get turned upside-down when she meets a charming sports doctor (Bill Hader). Cleveland Cavaliers player and Akron native LeBron James plays one of the doctor's patients and friends.

The Mountain Goats to play Wexner Center — By: Susannah Elliott The Wexner Center for the Arts announced yesterday that The Mountain Goats would perform as part of the venue's Next@Wex series, which spotlights "young indie scene music innovators." The indie folk act will follow another performer to be announced later. Tickets for the concert at the Wexner Center go on sale at 10 a.m.

Bob Newhart knows he looks like that Ohio State-Oregon referee — By: Susannah Elliott Some viewers of the Ohio State vs. Oregon national championship football game noticed that one of the game's referees has a famous doppelganger: Papa Elf?

Get your Dude-A-Thon tickets now before they sell out — Tickets for Studio 35 Cinema & Drafthouse's annual Big Lebowski event, the Dude-A-Thon, are officially on sale. Last year, tickets sold out in less than 24 hours. The Sunday, Jan. 18 event follows a beer tasting from 3 to 5 p.m. Tickets are $25 at

Nelsonville Music Festival 2015 lineup includes St. Vincent, Merle Haggard — The 11th annual Nelsonville Music Festival will feature Merle Haggard, St. Vincent, Trampled by Turtles, Hurray for the Riff Raff, Moon Hooch and My Bubba, as announced by on the festival's website today.

All Abuzz: Nationwide Arena’s ‘Dancing Kevin’ gets slo-mo treatment — His Twitter handle is the unassuming @kschroeder1720, but Blue Jackets fans -- and an increasing number of sports followers -- know him as "Dancing Kevin." Readers of Gawker sports blog Deadspin today were treated to a slow-motion video of Schroeder's appearance at the Blue Jackets' home opener on Saturday against the New York Rangers.

Actor, author John Hodgman featured in Akron library series — Next month, the Akron-Summit County Library welcomes John Hodgman, the PC opposite Justin Long's Mac in a TV ad series for Apple, the host of the weekly podcast Judge John Hodgman, The Daily Show's "Resident Expert" (or "Deranged Millionaire," depending on the episode), a This American Life contributor, an actor, a stand-up comedian (check out his Ragnarok special on Netflix), and the author of The Areas of My Expertise and other titles.

All Abuzz: That ‘record-shattering snowfall’ story is fake, as are many others — Did you see an Empire News story shared on social media recently that claims "record-shattering snowfall" is coming? It says that this winter, Americans should expect up to 20 times as much snow as last winter. Fortunately, the entire story is fake. Unfortunately, it's easy to fall for.
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Jul 02, 2015

Was imagining a Napoleon Dynamite "do-the-chickens-have-large-talons" situation, but this is much worse.…

Jul 02, 2015

RT @meverhart26: Columbus named an unlikely foodie city because of "German Town" (or, you know, as the locals call it German Village.)…

Jul 02, 2015

RT @jimweiker: Columbus development featured in Wall Street Journal piece on quirky homes for quirky lots.

Jul 01, 2015

Visitors to Columbus keep writing pieces about how surprisingly cool the city is. Will it ever NOT be a surprise?

Jun 26, 2015

What a week: People can keep their health care, gays can get married, & Cbus imbibers can drink on the Pedal Wagon!

Jun 26, 2015

RT @DispatchSully: As a colleague just said: The Confederate Flag comes down and the rainbow flag goes up in the same week. "What a country." Indeed.

Jun 25, 2015

Welp. "'Golden Voice' Ted Williams announces presidential aspirations"

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