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Jim Knipfel

Jim Knipfel was a long-time staff writer at the New York Press , and his column "Slackjaw" has appeared weekly in one publication or another since 1987. He is the author of several novels, memoirs, and short story collections including Quitting the Nairobi Trio , The Buzzing , These Children Who Come at You with Knives , and The Blow-off . Last anyone asked, he was rumored to live in Brooklyn.