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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.

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.

Here's where the Fashion Meets Music Festival's 'urban camping' is happening — The Fashion Meets Music Festival set to take over the Arena District August 29-31 features an amenity-filled "urban camping" option for visitors who want to spend their weekend in campers, RVs or tents. Where does one camp in the Arena District? In the lot across from the old Columbus Municipal Light Plant, of course.

Buckeye Forum podcast | Kasich's new appointments have supporters, critics — Dispatch political reporters Alan Johnson and Cathy Candisky explain Gov. John Kasich's effort to improve service to low-income families -- through a new division in the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services -- as well as Kasich's pick for the new head of the state health department, a choice many are criticizing.

Macaulay Culkin’s Pizza Underground to play Skully’s Music Diner — The Pizza Underground, the Velvet Underground parody band that counts Macaulay Culkin as a member, will play Skully's Music Diner (1151 N. High St.) on Dec. 1. Concert promoter Celebrity Etc. announced the performance today. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. on August 15, through TicketWeb.

All Abuzz: Cold Water Challengers take plunge on social media — Have you heard of the "Cold Water Challenge"? If you haven't noticed your Facebook friends plunge into this trend yet, you'll likely see it soon. Some Facebook users have logged in to the site to find themselves tagged in a video in which a friend lists a group of people he or she "challenges" to make the same video.

All Abuzz: Dad’s invention could forever change water-balloon fights — Everyone who's prepared for a water-balloon fight has, at some point, come to the same realization: Those balloons take too darn long to fill. But now there's a Kickstarter for an invention that will solve that problem forever.

You can pledge to these efforts in lieu of funding potato salad — By: Susannah Elliott Look: I get it. A Kickstarter for making potato salad is pretty funny. And it has a lot of the elements that make Internet stories go viral easily - it started in an already-established community (Kickstarter), it's funny down to the "risks and challenges" listed in the Kickstarter profile ("It might not be that good.
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Nov 24, 2014

RT @MarkSomerson: Breaking wind? MT @mthompsoncbus BREAKING WIND NEWS - Outage update AEP says 11,600 Franklin Co. Customers without power.

Nov 21, 2014

Oooooohh RT @ryanreal @XanaE Sounds like the MEN are the real heels

Nov 21, 2014

That's cool, guys: "Men more likely to help women in heels"

Nov 20, 2014

#journalismjob opening soon at The Dispatch, folks MT @jsmithrichards I reheated lo mein in a styrofoam container. Have I poisoned myself?

Nov 20, 2014

RT @allymanning: "We are more than our mistakes" is so important to remember as journalists.

Nov 19, 2014

YUP, this is the worst. RT @doctorow Barbie "computer engineer" book is a total disaster

Nov 19, 2014

RT @craftbeer614: Fill a growler of @JackieosBrewery on Black Friday. Many taprooms and bottle shops contributing to Union St. fire victims. #shoplocal

Nov 14, 2014

RT @NYTOnIt: Hmmmmm. RT @washingtonpost: Scientists think Uranus might be full of surprises

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