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Colin Burch
Works at Coastal Carolina University
Attended Queens University of Charlotte
Lives in Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
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This 1888 news brief just strikes me as a bit peculiar.
TwistedSpeech.com captures amusing and outrageous uses of the English language in news media, advertising, politics, and pop culture.
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Lightning over the Atlantic. 30-second exposure. Myrtle Beach, SC, July 11, 2015
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July 11, 2015, Myrtle Beach, SC
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Hi, dragonfly.
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Go team! Women's World Cup Finals #GoogleDoodle
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Military aircraft fly-by, July 4, 2015, Myrtle Beach, SC
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The Coastal Northwest is overdue for complete destruction by earthquake and the resulting tsunami. Scientists know it's a matter of when, not if.
The next full-margin rupture of the Cascadia subduction zone will spell the worst natural disaster in the history of the continent. Credit Illustration by Christoph Niemann; Map by Ziggymaj / Getty
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30-second exposure. July 11, 2015, Myrtle Beach, SC.
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July 11, 2015, Myrtle Beach, SC #photography #lightning
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Better news tweets for more clicks.
  You've heard the old principle: "Dog bites man" is not news. "Man bites dog," however, is news -- comic or tragic or terrifying, whatever, such an act doesn't strike people as normal as, say...
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Here's a nice snap of a Roman candle in our neighborhood on July 4. Because I'm a nerd with a camera. 
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Have him in circles
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Nathan Sarfaty's profile photo
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Kimberly Elko's profile photo
Stan Stephens's profile photo
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Amy Everhart's profile photo
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  • Queens University of Charlotte
    MFA in Literary Nonfiction, 2006 - 2008
  • North Carolina State University
    English-Writing & Editing, Track in Political Science, 1991 - 1995
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Writes. Edits. Lectures. Drinks. Argues. Tweets. Laughs.
Introduction
I'm a former section editor (business, later features) at The Sun News in Myrtle Beach, S.C. I'm also the former owner of the late Living Room Coffee Bar & Used Books. These days I'm a lecturer in English at Coastal Carolina University in Conway, S.C., and I'm formerly Beerman columnist and Strange Days columnist for the Weekly Surge.
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Won some press association awards. Once a semi-finalist for a journalism fellowship. Published a few poems. Interviewed Dan Akryod, P.J. O'Rouke, and Randy Owen.
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  • Coastal Carolina University
    Lecturer, 2008 - present
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Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
Previously
Raleigh, NC
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