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Gordon Dymowski
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Via +ChicagoNow - my experience as election judge in this week's primary. A must-read
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Since I've been working on expanding my freelance career (and coming soon: a grand update about my next venture), I tweaked my personal web site, which now includes an online bookstore for items I've written/edited. Be sure to check out http://www.gordondymowski.com
Non-Profit/Community Communications Strategist/Comics, Television, and Popular Culture Writer/Blogger/Podcaster
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Recently, Last Week Tonight With John Oliver announced its #jeffwecan campaign about Phillip Morris (manufacturer of #marlboro cigarettes) efforts in driving tobacco sales overseas. Via the +ChicagoNow blog, some great lessons for nonprofits and social ventures in marketing around causes.
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Lesley Gore: An Appreciation
I have an almost gleeful appreciation of the pop song. I am not ashamed to admit this. Much of it came from listening to my mother's Beatles/Stones/Kinks records as a child; another was the prevalence
of "oldies" radio in Chicago. (Not as prevalent as St. L...
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Happy Valentines Day With the Kids In the Hall
....because whenever I think of Valentine's Day, I always think of five Canadian guys performing sketches about the intricacy of relationships....
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Surviving Snowmageddon: ALL TIMELINES LEAD TO ROME
At last year's Windy City Pulp and Paper , I was fortunate enough to receive some complimentary books from author Dale Cozort , with the promise of reading and reviewing them. Needless to say, I hadn't had a chance to read any of them until this past Sunda...
A blog focusing on comics, popular culture, television (with a Doctor Who-centric perspective), and general commentary on life in Chicago since. 2004.
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Vote Or Die, Chicago Style
Tomorrow, across the city of Chicago, elections will be held for both the Mayoral primary as well as several City Council seats. In that spirit, I would like to offer the following advice for those who may be on the fence about candidates, or even - worse -...
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Your Weekend Blogaround Moment of Zen
Right now, things have been busy - both in terms of seeking other freelance work and in terms of other writing. (Don't worry - I'm not neglecting the blog at all). So in an effort to play catchup, I'm engaging in my semi-regular posting of various other wri...
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Your Wednesday Public Domain Moment of Zen
Taken from a public domain comic published in the 1940s: it seems that back then, kids were into two things:   Cough drops.....     ...and guns.
A blog focusing on comics, popular culture, television (with a Doctor Who-centric perspective), and general commentary on life in Chicago since. 2004.
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Don't These Presidents Deserve A Day?
Since today is President's Day, I thought I would focus on three of the lesser-known presidents (or at least, three presidents who deserve some attention). Please note - one clip is very NSFW:
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Tuesday Blogaround
Things have been progressing at a pretty fast pace - writing assignments (two in process), current freelance work (things are gearing up, and I'm always eager for professional referrals . So today, just a bit of summary of my various writings and shenanigan...
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Surviving Snowmaggeddon 2015: The First 48 Hours
My Reaction to Snowmageddon 2015 It was almost deceptive in its nature, falling as it did in the dead of night...rather than in the early evening, as various meteorologists had predicted. Early on Sunday, waking up at an hour normally reserved for altar boy...
A blog focusing on comics, popular culture, television (with a Doctor Who-centric perspective), and general commentary on life in Chicago since. 2004.
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Chicago, Illinois
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Eugene, Oregon - St Louis MO
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Gordon Dymowski is a writer/blogger who builds communities one cause at a time.
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Gordon Dymowski is a non-profit/community tech advocate, avid fan of comics, Doctor Who, and Sherlock Holmes fan, and is a blogger/writer for various outlets including Chicago Now and Comic Related. Find Gordon Dymowski as @gordondym on Twitter. 
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Gordon Dymowski was an extra on MIDNIGHT RUN, sharing a scene with Robert DeNiro.
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