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Gordon Dymowski
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Guess What Today Is?
..... And for those who aren't quite into cake:
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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As many of you may have heard, I'm starting my own marketing consultancy specializing in small business, nonprofits, and social ventures/entrepreneurship. If you know anyone who could use help with online marketing strategy, copywriting, or media/public relations, please send them my way. Thanks!
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My New Professional Venture: ONE CAUSE CONSULTING
I've taken a very important step in my professional life: I've been working with nonprofits, social ventures,
and small businesses for awhile now. Combined with my past community experience, I have a great deal of expertise which could be brought to bear. ...
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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Via +ChicagoNow - my experience as election judge in this week's primary. A must-read
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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.
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Via +ChicagoNow - some thoughts about the passing of Leonard Nimoy, and some ruminations on diversity in the social change community
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Live Long and Prosper: Remembering Leonard Nimoy
Photo by Gage Skidmore To say that I was a Star Trek fan in my younger days is an understatement - it was one of the few shows which my father and I could watch together. (Trust me, ninety-nine percent of the time we were arguing). I can still quote whole c...
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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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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702 people
Geoff Talbot's profile photo
annamarie lintvedt's profile photo
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Dee Braun's profile photo
Robert Wilkinson (BlotterMonkey)'s profile photo
Paul Callan's profile photo
Jeannie Walker's profile photo
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Chicago, Illinois
Previously
Eugene, Oregon - St Louis MO
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Gordon Dymowski is a writer/blogger who builds communities one cause at a time.
Introduction
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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