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Hi there. I'm Justin Duke: an engineer, writer, and founder. I currently work as the CEO of Buttondown, the best way to start and grow your newsletter. This site is meant equal parts playground, pulpit, and commonplace book; I hope you have some fun poking around.

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I'm currently enjoying Farm RPG, Frieren, Monster, Taskmaster, The Club Dumas, The Legend of the Galactic Heroes, Animal Well, Cromartie High School, Delicious in Dungeon, Everybody's in L.A., Sugar, and The Diamond Age.

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  • Essays published
    52
  • Books reviewed
    408
  • Games reviewed
    80
  • Movies reviewed
    228
  • Television shows reviewed
    98