for all the SOMB writers who "made it"

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    Re: for all the SOMB writers who "made it"

    Post by reuben on Fri Jan 22, 2016 9:17 am

    Petey one of these days can you give me the inside story on your legal career? I'm very curious to hear what you're up to now and how you got there.
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    Post by chrondog on Fri Jan 22, 2016 11:33 pm

    C-poots wrote:Going off of what WP is saying, I've found it personally enlightening to set up coffee meetings, informal conversations with professionals and/or "thinkers" in the fields I'm interested in. In my case I have a set of jump-off questions, and lead into a real conversation with no ulterior motive beyond self enlightenment. In my experience, it has been a great way to understand not only the day-to-day you can expect in different fields with regards to obligation and tasks, but also the sort of mentality (albeit anecdotal) of workers and people in that profession.

    I recently had a phone conversation with a features editor at Bustle who was originally from Oakland. She was pretty straightforward and helpful. I'm trying to do more stuff like this.
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    Post by petey on Sat Jan 23, 2016 10:24 am

    reuben wrote:Petey one of these days can you give me the inside story on your legal career?  I'm very curious to hear what you're up to now and how you got there.

    Ha, sure. It's not very interesting though. You can PM if you'd like.
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    Post by raj gibson on Mon Mar 21, 2016 1:01 am

    Ned Braden wrote:brother Heretix

    Met this guy at the DJ Harvey show Saturday! Space Octopus was there as well!
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    Post by reuben on Tue Apr 05, 2016 1:07 pm

    The Good Dr. Bill wrote:anyone seeing the title and dreading a typically Maurice Chevalier-like ode to the female gender is severely underestimating Rivers Cuomo’s irrepressible strangeness.

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    Post by Ted Falconi on Mon Dec 12, 2016 1:54 pm

    JDFF / LOPP1 alum JennyPenny contributes to the Lumpen offshoot Mash Tun Journal:
    http://www.mashtunjournal.org/

    I picked up a free copy at a record store last week. It made we want to go buy some expensive beer.
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    Post by undo on Mon Dec 12, 2016 3:15 pm

    Getting a big The Wire magazine vibe from that cover.
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    Post by BGwaves on Mon Dec 12, 2016 8:32 pm

    You wouldn't if you saw it in person! Looks more like an old Illinois Entertainer! Ha! No shitting though, I love these guys and the lumpen people making Bridgeport a cool place to be. Cool that JP writes for them, wonder if she lives in the neighborhood?
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    Re: for all the SOMB writers who "made it"

    Post by undo on Thu Dec 29, 2016 1:46 am

    Does anyone remember the real name of jdff poster saskadelphia?

    Writes about metal for Spin, whatever print magazines cover heavy metal. I think his first name was Adrien? Lives in Canada.  I'm just trying to find his blog.
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    Post by Nick on Thu Dec 29, 2016 10:22 am

    Here is his blog: https://basementgalaxy.wordpress.com/
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    Post by vIv on Fri Jan 06, 2017 9:24 pm

    undo wrote:Does anyone remember the real name of jdff poster saskadelphia?

    Writes about metal for Spin, whatever print magazines cover heavy metal. I think his first name was Adrien? Lives in Canada.  I'm just trying to find his blog.

    Adrien Begrand. Quality fellow. Used to write for PopMatters a lot as well.

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