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John E. Branch Jr.
Works at Vanity Fair
Attended Southern Methodist University (Dallas, TX)
Lives in New York, NY, USA
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About to watch Annie Hall again, but it’s purely for research. The writing life is hard sometimes.
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I’ve been researching +Google Glass but not underwear, yet web ads are hawking both to me. Is there a connection?
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7 AM dancing: Old way was to stay up all night. There’s a new way. http://www.businessinsider.com/pre-work-daybreaker-nyc-party-2014-6 (from @BI_TheLife via @JustineHdeT) 
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Damn New Yorkers have all the fun.
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NYC-area air-quality alert in effect b/c of ozone (http://www.wunderground.com/US/NY/072.html#SPE). I want to check for myself but am stuck inside.
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FiOS guys couldn’t get through 1st-floor apartment to reach pole in backyard. They should be issued these: http://www.martinjetpack.com/
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No no no! In Episode 05 of #HaltandCatchFire (which I'm watching online), Joe mispronounced “kludge.” It’s like “klooj.” Where are the tech consultants?
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New from Criterion Collection: Franju’s Judex. (See http://www.lrb.co.uk/v36/n14/michael-wood/at-the-movies) But if you haven’t seen Les yeux sans visage, you simply must.

+Lisa Lieberman, any thoughts on the latter?
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Thanks, John. Working on a riff about French gangster films, which I'll post on 3QD on Bastille Day. Vive La France!
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Payoff for stumbling through links: http://terrysdiary.com/image/91151700352
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AM counts (D line): 9 books, 1 e-reader, 2 tablets, both of them minis. 1 of the books was The Flamethrowers, by Rachel Kushner.
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Just back from the lab (aka my computer): an image from yesterday's stage of the #TourdeFrance. https://www.flickr.com/photos/photogrammaton/14617689743/
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Haven’t yet found anything to complain about today. Clearly I’ve been spending my time unproductively.
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No no no! In Episode 05 of #HaltandCatchFire (which I'm watching online), Joe mispronounced “kludge.” It’s like “klooj.” Where are the tech consultants?
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I admit some people pronounce it to rhyme with "judge," according to online references, but I've never heard it said that way.
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Occupation
copy editor, etc.
Employment
  • Vanity Fair
    copy editor, 1999 - present
  • Lee Hunt Associates
  • Personal Computer Support Group, aka Lucid
    technical writer
  • Stage #1
    co–general manager
  • Dallas Observer
    senior editor
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Currently
New York, NY, USA
Previously
Dallas, Texas - Irving, Texas - Houston, Texas
Story
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Sixth-generation Texan into tech & culture, now living in the great state of New York City.
Introduction
Mostly right-handed but sometimes modestly ambidextrous. Once had breakfast with Charlton Heston (not alone, though). Would like to have Anderson Cooper's hair but not to be him. Learned my favorite drink (tequila slammer) in a kitchen from playwright Beth Henley.

You weren't expecting anything serious here, were you?
Education
  • Southern Methodist University (Dallas, TX)
    1972 - 1977
  • Southern Methodist University (Dallas, TX)
    engineering, English, theater, broadcast-film
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