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"So, is this a different type of story for you? Because, from what I understand, you can be quite the terror," Steve Abrams, the owner of New York's Magnolia Bakery, once told me. As a reporter, it's always interesting to hear from interview subjects about your own reputation. "A reporter's repor...

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Nov 21, 2017

RT @juliebosman: Wild turkeys are invading American cities and suburbs, crashing through windows, chasing pedestrians and lurking on…

Nov 21, 2017

🎶 Waiting for the R, waiting for the R, waiting for the R 🎶

Nov 19, 2017

Am I the only one who thinks that Chance The Rapper hockey sketch feels kinda outdated? Chris Rock was making the same jokes about “cold” on #SNL back in the 90s

Nov 18, 2017

RT @ClaraJeffery: Digital media start ups are imploding. Alt weeklies are shuttering Glossy mags facing huge cutbacks. Find the journ…

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Very hyper-local, before hyper-local was cool; I started out as a cub reporter at venerable Suburban News Publications in Columbus, OH

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes. Many times. Right up until the noisy old hand-me-down contraption was stolen out of the back of my car

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

Clark Kent, obviously - fastest typist in Daily Planet history