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[10 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]
Dr. Andrew Kunka profiled

‘Write More Good’: USC Sumter professor joins several writers in spoof of AP Stylebook
“Andrew Kunka’s friends swear they can spot the USC Sumter English professor’s jokes in the spoof handbook “Write More Good.”
Most of the time, Kunka says, they are wrong.
The book was inspired by a Twitter feed started by Kunka and 14 friends across the country who call themselves The Bureau Chiefs. The feed “FakeAPStylebook” was started about two years ago and offers tips such as “Use citrus adjectives to describe the physiques of baseball players: juiced, lime, fresh-squeezed, …

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[22 Oct 2011 | No Comment | ]
FakePewResearch Mentioned on Slate and Wall St Journal Blogs

Fake Pew Research was featured on the Slate culture blog Browbeat, “Like its forebear, @FakePewResearch takes an iconic journalistic tool—in this case, polling data—and throws in just the right amounts of irony, pop-culture geekery, and absurdism. The resulting feed has the flavor of old Onion infographics back when best-selling CDs were still a common subject of conversation.”
The Wall Street Journal Ideas Market also featured FakePewResearch, “You’ve heard of the Pew Research Center, perhaps — purveyor of earnest surveys and reports on various aspects of American life? Well, Twitter has given …

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[6 Oct 2011 | No Comment | ]
American Journalism Review covers FakePewResearch

In “84 Percent of Our Followers Like Our Tweets!” The American Journalism Review interviews several Bureau Chiefs.
“A Pew Research Center study on religion in America spawned a Twitter feed that pokes fun at everything from Wolf Blitzer and Jay-Z to geography and ex-girlfriends.
Fake Pew Research launched September 19 and already has nearly 10,000 followers. Like everything he and his fellow Fake AP Stylebook contributors produce, creator Ken Lowery says their goal is to make themselves laugh. And if they entertain other people in the process, even better.”

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[19 Sep 2011 | No Comment | ]
99.9999 percent of those surveyed agree, FakePewResearch worth following

The Bureauchiefs have launched a new twitter feed, available for you at http://twitter.com/#!/fakepewresearch.
The Atlantic comments “Fake Polls Aren’t as Funny as Fake Grammar Tips.”

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[18 Sep 2011 | No Comment | ]
Bureau Chief Happenings

I’m giving a talk at the Salt Lake City Library on Ocotber 20th! If you are in the area, come on out. If you aren’t in the area, this is the perfect excuse to book your annual fall Utah vacation!
Is Adam Warrock coming to your town?
Mike gives everybody a peek behind the curtain of comics retail.
RJ White wars people of the dangers of Philadelphia.

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[1 Sep 2011 | No Comment | ]
Bureau Chiefs bring you music, comics, and more

Eugene Ahn aka Adam Warrock has been releasing singles in support of a donation drive for his upcoming tour. Head over for great free songs about beer and not watching Dr Who.
Matt Wilson has just launched robot noir comic Copernicus Jones
Also: Monday Movie recut comics -Thor
Fake Criterions takes on Woody Allen
Andrew remembers TV dinners
The Great American Scarf-Off
Dorian reminds the world about an important characteristic of Lex Luthor

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[26 Jul 2011 | No Comment | ]
Ask the Bureau Chiefs

All day today you can ask the Bureau Chiefs questions over on Blood-Red Pencil. How have you lived this long without our advice?

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[10 Jul 2011 | No Comment | ]
Bureau Chiefs News

From around the blogosphere, I bring you news of the Bureau Chiefs!
Ken Lowery created a blurb poster for Transformers 3 which is a thing of joy and beauty.
Eugene Ahn aka Adam Warrock has released a New Warriors EP
Matt Wilson shares Sponsored Movie Remakes
Andrew Weiss on Phantasy Star 4
Mike Sterling on a box of comics in “Excellent” condition
Have you visited Dorian Wright’s The Daily Donald?

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[23 Jun 2011 | No Comment | ]
Salon interview with Bureau Chief RJ White

Bureau Chief RJ White of Fake Criterions fame is interviewed on Salon.com:
“Not every movie is a masterpiece. But all movies deserve the chance to look like one. That at least is the concept behind Fake Criterions, a popular Tumblr that takes reader submissions for films that should get remade as part of the Criterion Collection series. With theme months and challenges, the site has quickly become one of the more popular user-submitted Tumblrs out there (and was included in Matt Zoller Seitz’ slide show of best movie fan art). We …

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[1 Jun 2011 | No Comment | ]
Behind @FakeAPStylebook with Dave Lartigue

Watch Bureau Chief Dave Lartigue read from Write More Good at Mass Live.