For writing, editing, music or jokes, contact:

justinallankern (at) gmail (dot) com

(414) 747 8658


Some writing:

On the plight, wonder and weirdness of Milwaukee’s Domes in Wanderlust Journal

On the demo derby, politics and feeling left out in “Red State Blues: Stories from Midwestern Life on the Left” (BELT Publishing)

An interview with friend, writer and fake fat guy, Todd Lazarski, in Great Lakes Review

On punk rock tour, into adulthood, with dear friends in Utne Reader

On my hometown and the manhunt for Bucky in “Right Here, Right Now: The Buffalo Anthology” (BELT Publishing)

An interview with comrade and poet of marvel, Matt Cook, in Forth Magazine

A profile on shining, dying parody song artist Mark Bradford in Buffalo Spree

Varieties from the data business in Information Management

Varieties from the goof-off business in Milwaukee Record

Other work/clients include: American Red Cross; The Daily Reporter; The Waukesha Freeman; The Observer; Wisconsin Law Journal; PKWARE; Longshot Island; SecureFutures; Waukesha County Technical College; Gateway Technical College; Razorcake; The Onion’s AV Club; Mass Transit Magazine; “Among Wolves” & Convey Films

For fun and money, I can write, edit, code/HTML (marginally), make music, host podcasts and video casts, rebrand organizations, write tweets, and create many forms of press materials and that lamest of descriptive nouns, “content.”

Education

* B.A. in Journalism, SUNY-Buffalo State
* Regent’s Diploma, Dunkirk High School
* Book-It Reader of the Month, Dunkirk Elementary School No. 5

Incomplete List o’ Comrades & Associates