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Jim Pagels is a recent graduate of Columbia University, where he majored in American Studies and English (and very nearly wrote his senior honors thesis on the American culture of games). His work has appeared in Slate, Deadspin, NBCSports.com, The Dallas Morning News (where he is currently employed as an online sports editor), and The Columbia Daily Spectator. Jim can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org, or you can follow him on Twitter at @jimpagels.
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