‘But what if we all ran Akron?’

Zen & the Art of Loving Where You Live

Chris Horne
Oct 1, 2019 · 12 min read
L-R: Readers lined up against the bar at Musica; Our banner greeted attendees; Noor dropping truth and f-bombs; friends wondering when Chris will stop talking; Chris enjoying the sound of his own voice (Photos by Ilenia Pezzaniti/The Devil Strip)

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The Devil Strip

A nakedly pro-Akron arts and culture magazine hellbent on building and sustaining community.

Chris Horne

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Sixth degree black belt in Shaq-fu. Gave up Lent for bacon. Publisher of The Devil Strip. JSK Journalism Fellow at Stanford, Class of 2019. Lucky dude.

The Devil Strip

A nakedly pro-Akron arts and culture magazine hellbent on building and sustaining community.

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