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John Patrick Pullen

Vancouver, WA
Freelance Journalist — Freelance
Covers:  travel, entrepreneurs, business technology, book publishing, entrepreneurship, gadgets, apple, social media, technology, consumer technology
Doesn't Cover: wine, food

Consumer tech columnist for @TIME, editor for @FortuneMagazine, freelance contributor with @Entrepreneur, @Fatherly, @Qz, @Wired, and others.

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Covering travel and technology, John Patrick Pullen specializes in the off-kilter and the unexpected, writing about everything from the world's largest lava lamp (in the middle of nowhere, Washington State) to the secret spy culture of Washington D.C. A regular contributor to Arrive, American Way...

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@jppullen — 3,239 followers, 8,535 tweets

Nov 19, 2017

“I guess I should take that as a compliment that I look like a villain in a great, successful James Bond movie. But let me just say, I was very excited of having my signature on the money.”

Nov 18, 2017

Overheard in #pdx today, the most Portland question ever: “Excuse me, but do I recognize that beard from swing dancing?” (He did.)

Nov 17, 2017

@KvnAndrsn My lawyer has advised me not to respond to rumors and allegations at this time. :)

Nov 17, 2017

To the guy who force-choked me using Darth Vader on #StarWarsBattlefrontII before EA turned off microtransactions: You and I both know you paid $90 to kill me.

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What was your first job as a journalist?

My first paid piece was an article on Irish playwright Ronan Noone for Boston Magazine.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

When I was a kid, sure. But the way I write now involves so much re-working, that I'd probably throw it through a wall today.

What does it mean to be a journalist?

It means to find the truth — it could be small and personal, or large and universal — and communicate it to the rest of the world.