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Tommy Burson

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Detroit, Germany
Travel and Culture Reporter — Freelance
Covers:  Travel, food/drinks, culture, music, art, sports, science, and Billy Ocean
Writer/Editor. Can meow all of Rod Stewart's "Body Wishes." Editor: Departures, Centurion Magazine Bylines: Vogue, Vice, Thrillist, Paste, Fodors, others

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Likes pork. Also writes about travel.

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@tommyburson — 501 followers, 2,194 tweets

Can we finally a "NOW 69: Hockey hair" to end the debate on which song is better, Super Furry Animals' "Ice Hockey Hair" or De Lyckliga Kompisarna's "Hockeyfrilla?"
RT @allikrupp: a drug dealer on revaler straße just chased me down to tell me he doesn't say hi every day because he wants to sell… https://t.co/w1lLv641DY
as if i needed an excuse to listen on repeat for the next month
@scatteredradge power through the pain. let it numb. burn. just wait. people say the most sensorial experience in life is seeing the world atop a mountain or standing in front of a van gogh. those people have not endured vicks.
ICE 524 Update - The woman across from me has been picking her nose for an impressive three continuous minutes. She examines after each pick, then continues. This might be the strongest alpha move I've ever encountered. Will retort by itching my neck.
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Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

The "little men tapping things out" in The Jam's song "News Of The World."

How do you prefer to be pitched on stories?

Ideally, I prefer a hanging curve. Or a rap it to me. Or in the form of dactylic hexameter. Really, though, email's fine.

Why did you become a journalist?

Engineering didn't work out.