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Even when it’s time to grieve, a journalist often feels detached

Chris Haire

Everyone in the City Paper’s editorial department has a routine they follow from one issue to the next, certain tasks that they perform on set days sometimes even at set times as the next week’s issue begins to take shape. Our week begins on Wednesday, the day we publish and the day after we upload all of that week’s copy to the printer. My week generally begins with an email to Ken Hanke, the Mountain Express cinephile who has supplied us with capsule movie reviews since well before I started working at the City Paper in 2007.

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