After my first op/ed appeared (which, clearly, had not been through his screening), Dobbs walked into the office and told me it would be OK if I used the word "butt" instead of "ass" next time.
I'm still a foul-mouthed little chucklehead, as the saying goes, but that's neither here nor there.
After my first semester on the paper (a spring term), Dobbs was dismissed from the college for using too many semicolons in a press release (that's my story and I'm sticking to it), and by October I was interning for Dobbs at
Eventually I moved up to Syracuse, and discovered that he comes up here once a year for
Since Cinefest happens in Liverpool, he had gotten in the habit of going to Ichiban, until I brought him to
Dobbs handed me his
Because the Saturday schedule wasn't a ton to his liking, we had a bunch of time, so we went over to
There were a lot of what-ifs discussed, but let's just say I've learned that if I were ever in a position where it were necessary, I could survive on doing some social media consulting. That's a great feeling, especially coming from someone like Dobbs.