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The Hack and the Flack

June 5, 2009

The Shakes

Gelf's podcasters won't shake Lebron's hand.

Michael Myser and Merrill Freund

In Gelf Magazine's weekly podcast, The Hack and The Flack, journalist Michael Myser—the hack—and PR guru Merrill Freund—the flack—break down the news of the week. From their different perspectives, Michael and Merrill discuss sports, tech, politics, and media—much like Gelf.

In this week's episode, Michael and Merrill try to shake hands with Lebron James, talk to Slate's Emily Bazelon about the Supreme Court confirmation process and to Phil Goldstein of Fierce Wireless about the latest fancy phone, snooze through the women's final at Roland Garros, and wear the Three Wolf Moon T-Shirt. Click here to listen to the podcast.

You can email Michael, Merrill, and Gelf to let us know what you think. Front-page image of Lebron James courtesy of Keith Allison's Flickr via Creative Commons.


Bonus podcast: The Hack and the Flack talk hyperlocal journalism with Andy Newman of the New York Times.

Another bonus podcast: The Hack and the Flack talk to Jon Wertheim about Nadal, Federer, and the French Open.

Michael Myser and Merrill Freund

Michael Myser is a freelance writer in Morristown, New Jersey. Merrill Freund is a San Francisco-based PR veteran and triathlete novice.







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Article by Michael Myser and Merrill Freund

Michael Myser is a freelance writer in Morristown, New Jersey. Merrill Freund is a San Francisco-based PR veteran and triathlete novice.

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