John Greenman!

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Post by y2kdaddio » March 13th, 2013, 4:48 am

Hey,

Did you folks see John Greenman's picture in the NY Times recording for LV? A nice plug!

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/13/business/retirementspecial/older-adults-start-new-chapters-in-their-work-lives.html?ref=retirementspecial

It's built into an article about "retirement".

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Post by wildemoose » March 13th, 2013, 5:28 am

That is really cool! Congratulations, John!

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Post by RuthieG » March 13th, 2013, 6:59 am

Thanks! Tweeted this from @librivox :).

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Post by TriciaG » March 13th, 2013, 7:09 am

Cool!

Makes it sound like he makes money here, though: "...has been delving ever deeper into Twain, reading his journals and letters. 'I read in a way I hope generates interest and I just have fun making a few bucks.'"

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Post by wildemoose » March 13th, 2013, 7:27 am

I think the article conflated LibriVox and Iambik...the psychology textbooks are certainly not read for Librivox. :D

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Post by Adrian » March 13th, 2013, 7:35 am

So THAT'S what he looks like!

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Post by enko » March 13th, 2013, 9:26 am

The New York Times is one of the most influential media outlets in the world and LibriVox being mentioned there will bring a little more recognition.

John Greenman is now on a newspaper who has made many articles, interviews, etc of Mark Twain.

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Post by TriciaG » March 13th, 2013, 9:29 am

We do seem to be getting an influx of new members, according to the admin who activates the accounts. :)

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Post by johng » March 13th, 2013, 11:34 am

Hi All,

I Emailed Hugh as soon as I read the article....sorry about the edit job!!! but Iambik was left out and the resulting confusion arose!!
Anyway, this might result in a new flow of volunteers....I hope!

Meanwhile, I've put barriers in front of my door and am no longer answering the phone...referring all calls to my agent in Hollywood!
:-)

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Post by y2kdaddio » March 13th, 2013, 11:40 am

".......referring all calls to my agent in Hollywood!"

HAH!!!! :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Post by annise » March 13th, 2013, 3:23 pm

Nice photo John
Just to make it clear to casual forum visitors - everyone here is a volunteer , there are no paid recordings on LibriVox :D

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Post by johng » March 13th, 2013, 3:53 pm

annise wrote:Nice photo John
Just to make it clear to casual forum visitors - everyone here is a volunteer , there are no paid recordings on LibriVox :D

Anne
I hope, eventually that the email I sent Hugh, as soon as I read the article, will be shared with everyone.
The reference to Iambik was edited out...creating the impression that bucks could be made at LV!
Grumble grumble
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Post by RuthieG » March 13th, 2013, 3:57 pm

Poor John! Not your fault. We are all having a good laugh about it. :)

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Post by hugh » March 13th, 2013, 5:29 pm

congrats john! great write up.

I've talked to the writer by phone, he will try to get the Times to make a small change in the para about payment.

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Post by Hobbit » March 13th, 2013, 6:01 pm

What a great bit of publicity! Congrats John! :D
Between being a full-time college student and working 20+ hours per week, I'm not able to be involved at LV these days, but I remain a loyal fan and look forward to a triumphant return sometime in the (probably distant) future.

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