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John D. Thomas, contributing editor,
Playboy magazine; editor, Playboy.com.
a garage office in his home near Jacksonville,
Milano, a newspaper editor, is quietly revolutionizing
Nationally syndicated columnist Leonard Pitts,
on I Can't Believe You Asked That!
book on Y?, I Can't Believe You Asked That! (Perigee,
2004) offers compelling, real dialogue - from both everyday
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do blind people "see" in their dreams?
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do so many gay men love The Wizard of Oz?
Catholics consider a sin?
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site for minorities and women. He is the former chairman of
the Recruitment and Youth Development Committee of The Newspaper
Association of America's Diversity Board, and a featured speaker
nationwide at diversity-related professional conferences and
seminars. He is an 18-year newspaper veteran and an editor
for The Florida Times-Union in Jacksonville.
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