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Jack B. Rochester

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Jack B. Rochester has worked in publishing his entire career as an editor, publisher and writer. He's written 12 works of nonfiction, including the national bestseller “The Naked Computer” [William Morrow], the international bestseller “Pirates of the Digital Millennium” [Financial Times/Prentice Hall], hundreds of newspaper and magazine articles, and short stories and poetry for literary magazines. He is the founding barista of www.fictionalcafe.com, a popular arts and coffee hangout. His first novel, “Wild Blue Yonder,” was self-published in 2011. The sequel, “Madrone,” was published by Wheatmark in 2014, who will also publish the third sequel, “Anarchy,” in spring, 2018. Jack earned his Master's degree in comparative literature from Cali ...more

“The Brass Lantern,” A Zany New Saturday Night Podcast

The Time: The near future. The place: Beacon City. The Scene: A world where insurance companies own the police and the uninsured have no recourse. The Guy: Matthew Arnold, who fights as The Brass Lantern for those who cannot fight for themselves. Mortal enemy of John Countryman, the wickedest man alive. Elaina Dare, Matt’s fiancée, is the only living person who knows about his dual identity. Bl...

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