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Ethan Gilsdorf

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somerville, massachusetts
Freelance Journalist — Freelance
Covers:  travel, arts, science fiction, movies, geek culture, essay, pop culture, gaming, books, fantasy

Journalist|critic|teacher|nerd. Dex 4, Wis 17. Wrote Fantasy Freaks & Gaming Geeks. TEDx talk Why D&D; is Good for You (In Real Life) tinyurl.com/og7k59a

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Biography

Ethan Gilsdorf is a journalist, memoirist, critic, poet, teacher and geek, and author of the award-winning travel memoir investigation Fantasy Freaks and Gaming Geeks: An Epic Quest for Reality Among Role Players, Online Gamers, and Other Dwellers of Imaginary Realms.

Based in Somerville, Massach...

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RT @ethanfreak: who is a worse procrastinator-- your 16 year old the night before his or her English paper is due, or the US Congress?
who is a worse procrastinator-- your 16 year old the night before his or her English paper is due, or the US Congress?
RT @peterbebergal: I realize there are lots of other things to work on for 2018, but maybe we could also make this year when we stop salting our caramel.
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What was your first job as a journalist?

I wrote for the newsletter of my food co-op newsletter in Brattleboro, VT.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes.

How is social media changing news?

Not for the better. I get obsessed with how many followers I have. Distracting, yet also opens possibilities to new readers, and new stories.