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Mike Roe

Covers:  movies, pop culture, television, comic books, comedy, events, geek culture, music, video games

@KPCC journalist. Writer for @TopStoryWeekly, @PackTheater's @DandyComedy. Loves comics, wrestling, you. Not THAT Mike Rowe. ❤️@semiprosaic

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Mike Roe is a digital news producer for Southern California Public Radio, as well as covering pop culture online and on air. He's covered events like Comic-Con and E3, as well as breaking news. He was nominated for a National Entertainment Journalism award for his pop culture coverage and created...

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@MikeRoe — 5,800 followers, 47,357 tweets

Jun 24, 2017

Started watching #GLOW on Netflix tonight and it is amazing. Funny that it took GLOW to get a great behind-the-scenes wrestling show.

Jun 23, 2017

@NerdGerhl I feel this a lot. As someone who’s multi-ethnic, including Hawaiian & Puerto Rican, I don’t present in an obvious to digest way.

Jun 23, 2017

One of my favorite comic book artists of all time. Loved his clean lines and fun, kinetic style. His Flash was a personal favorite. https://t.co/gXxtUh8OYT

Jun 22, 2017

RT @TalkingTheFlash: When Lex Luthor and Wally West swapped minds. This humor >>> https://t.co/ZJvneWo6aO

Jun 22, 2017

@monicaluhar It’s so good! Aubrey’s a delight.

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What was your first job as a journalist?

I worked for my college newspaper, usually covering chapel talks & concerts, before interning in public TV, then a paid job in public radio.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes, but not for work. I'm enough of a journalism and literature romantic to think typewriters are kind of great.

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

Clark Kent. He could conquer the world as Superman, but chooses to do the right thing in his civilian life, keeping the public informed.