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Jeremy Blachman
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My latest (humor) piece on Medium is a letter to my month-old son about proper smartphone usage.  Check it out.  (You may also enjoy another of my recent Medium pieces, Y Combinator Combinator 2014, about the first startup accelerator accelerator: http://bit.ly/176lx14)
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My most recent piece on Medium is a spoof of startup culture.  Check it out?
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I've got a new humor piece up at Medium about new food labels for the social media set.  Non-GMO?  Non-OMG!  WTF (What's The Fuzz) YOLO (You Only Lunch Once), etc.  Check it out!
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My newest @ mcsweeney's.  Recall the Yahoo you-can't-work-from-home issue from earlier this year.  This fictional company requires that everyone work from home.  Well, H.O.M.E., their new Headquarters of Mass Enslavement.  Free wifi.  Enjoy.  Share.  If there's one piece of mine that I should be able to get some traction with on Google+, shouldn't this be it?!  :)  
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Unrelated to anything going on in the news... my newest, on The Millions, about extra-long acknowledgments.

"A book may have only one name on the cover, but in reality it is written by millions of people — or at least this book was, particularly the sections I borrowed from volumes throughout the Rock Creek Public Library system...."
“Where readers used to see, perhaps, a paragraph thanking the writer's editor and agent, a few key researchers, and maybe a family member or two, now we are confronted with a chapter-long laundry list...
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My latest... over at Splitsider...

"We'll be pulling the rug as tight as we can, and turning the walls a completely different color than they currently are. We'll also be injecting some material from the couch cushions into the ceiling, although we're not entirely sure why. Be warned that this material may drip as it settles. We've removed 80% of the papers from our file cabinets and replaced them with expandable silicone inserts. If your medical file has been replaced by a balloon filled with gel, we apologize for the inconvenience."
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Two new humor pieces that might be fun for writers... Entirely Real Writing Contests and Submission Opportunities (not real)... and a piece called The Writing Business on Barnes and Noble, satirizing the life of a humor writer -- http://bit.ly/196eh0A
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My newest on Medium, for anyone who's ever been invited to a wedding that seemed like a bit too much of ordeal to attend. "Q. The invitation just said 'August' and didn’t mention an exact date. When is the wedding?" "A. Haha-- that's part of the fun!"
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My latest humor piece at Barnes & Noble is about a hotel you probably don't want to stay in.  

" I'm Sam, our front-desk manager, head of housekeeping, lead bellman, and  the chef at our award-winning restaurant, 'Breakfast Not Included.'"
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The New York Times ran a story a few weeks ago about the difficulty of finding pet-friendly apartments in NYC. My newest humor piece, at Barnes & Noble, looks at the issue from a dog's perspective.

"SPOT JONES is a 6-year-old Dalmatian with a solid job at the  local fire station, good credit history, and no criminal record. He  seeks to rent a one-bedroom for himself and his pet human, Arnold, age  28, no history of biting. The question up for discussion is whether we  want to allow humans in the building."
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My latest piece is on Medium, "About our Serious News Magazine's Hip New Redesign, Yo.

"Our usual typeface has been redeveloped by our new and fascinating friends at Fat Momma Font Labs. They apparently felt that the serifs on some of our letters made the words look 'all [bleep]-ed up.'"
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My favorite thing I've written so far in 2013 is about hipsters moving to the suburbs, bringing the recent New York Times article about the subject to its logical conclusion.  Welcome to Artisanal Preservington, where every train is now a hybrid, and made mostly from corn.
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Writer and author of Anonymous Lawyer.  Blogging here, sometimes.  And elsewhere, more often.
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  • Harvard Law School
    Law, 2002 - 2005
  • Princeton University
    Woodrow Wilson School, 1996 - 2000
  • Hunter College High School
    High School, 1990 - 1996
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