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Jake Dobkin
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Attended Stuyvesant High School
Lives in Brooklyn Heights, Brooklyn, NY
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Unexpected fact: Leonard Cohen served on the Israeli side in the Yom Kippur War
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Amateur bloggers always bury the lede
"It's actually Penn who best explains the power of magical restraint in his autobiography, God, No! Penn was once a student at Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Clown College in Florida....
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Fantastic read!
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"a shiny new assault-rifle clip of meretriciousness" - easily the best RNC response post of the day
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Great Olympics data viz- watch all three videos at the bottom
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Dope obit- "[he] sometimes supplemented his income by rolling a drunk"
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Beautiful visualization of a new theory of language spreading across Europe and Asia.
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New personal hero: this 82 year old nun who pulled off the most bad-ass graffiti protest of the decade!
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Good essay in defense of the "Idaho stop" for bike riders in NYC.  
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Yes- many of our brother cyclists will have to lay down their lives before we change the psychology of the streets.  But this is a sacrifice I am willing to make!
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  • Gothamist LLC
    Publisher, present
  • Oven Digital
  • IBM
  • Stuyvesant High School Chemistry Department
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Brooklyn Heights, Brooklyn, NY
Previously
Morningside Heights, Manhattan, NY - Park Slope, Brooklyn, NY - Soho, Manhattan, New York
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Straight out of Park Slope
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More about me at: facebook.com/jakedobkin
Education
  • Stuyvesant High School
  • Columbia University
  • New York University
  • JHS 51
  • PS 321
  • PS 107
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Jacob Dobkin