Hi, I'm Jimmy, 23, Tampa. Interests include journalism, punk music, movies and The Simpsons.

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14th May 2014

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Andrew W.K. parties hard, but how's his putting? →

If you asked me where I thought journalism would take me, “interviewing Andrew W.K. about sports before he plays a golf course” would not have been a guess. And yet:

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28th April 2014

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Singer-guitarist Benjamin Booker of Tampa is on the fast track →

Forgot to post this earlier. I interviewed Benjamin Booker, a musician and former Tampa resident who will release his debut album on ATO Records, open for Jack White and play The Late Show with David Letterman on Wednesday.

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27th March 2014

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Lily Tomlin, coming to the Tampa Theatre, is still breaking comedic boundaries →

I interviewed comedy legend Lily Tomlin about Laugh-In, Robert Altman, Tom Waits and more.

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14th March 2014

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Skatepark's Brian Schaefer keeps the parties — and bands — coming →

I interviewed Brian Schaefer of Skatepark of Tampa about the musicians they’ve brought in for their Pro and Am parties, which include Superchunk/Titus Andronicus, Big Boi/Metz, Band of Horses/Kimya Dawson, Les Savy Fav/No Age and more.

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13th August 2013

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Hannibal Buress interview →

I talked to comedian Hannibal Buress about Louis C.K., The Eric Andre Show, Chance the Rapper and more.

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1st August 2013

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Mastodon interview →

I interviewed Bill Kelliher about Mastodon’s new album, metal in Georgia, Monsters University and more.

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30th May 2013

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ANDREW W.K. INTERVIEW

I interviewed Andrew W.K. of “It’s Time to Party,” “Party Hard,” “Party ‘Til You Puke,” before his only full-band show on this tour in Tampa. We discuss Tampa death metal band Obituary, his canceled trip to Bahrain and of course, partying. You can read it here.

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3rd April 2013

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DAVE FOLEY INTERVIEW

I interviewed the Canadian comedian and cast member of The Kids in the Hall and NewsRadio. We talk performing stand-up, dressing in drag, returning to a new workplace sitcom, and making new Kids in the Hall material. You can read it here.

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22nd February 2013

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LOUDON WAINWRIGHT III INTERVIEW

I interviewed the singer-songwriter who you might also recognize as the father on Undeclared and as the father of Rufus and Martha Wainwright. We discuss death, family and Judd Apatow. You can read it here.

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18th January 2013

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MIKE BIRBIGLIA INTERVIEW

I interviewed the stand-up comedian, performer (Sleepwalk with Me, My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend) and director (Sleepwalk with Me) before his upcoming show in Tampa on Thursday. We discuss his new show, his movies and the power of pain in comedy. You can read it here.

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