A very hipster-y photo I took of myself pointing at the animal poop truck at the York Fair. Jason Plotkin is standing over the pile, hoping to get a photo of someone dumping a wheelbarrow of crap.
It’s York Fair time, and I have a confession to make.
It pains me to cover annual events without some sort of twisted, scatalogical or bizarre angle being involved.
I develop total ADHD. I get bored. I need a challenge.
I mean, how many times can we seriously cover people eating greasy food while riding rides and petting cows? Continue reading
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Stop by Martin Library from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. to meet YDR books editor Sarah Chain and share your ideas for coverage.
So, here’s the deal.
Part of my ideaLab project is to drag other people down with me.
Next week, my victim is York Daily Record/Sunday News books editor and multi-platform features journalist (and my super awesome friend) Sarah Chain.
I’m coordinating with York County Libraries to hold a meet-up Monday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Martin library downtown for book lovers and people who have input about ydr.com, the York Daily Record/Sunday News and any of our other bajillion awesome products. Continue reading
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