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Another interest group blog, sort of

Writer Chad Dryden worked for the Idaho Statesman (or one of its subsidiaries) since moving to Boise in November 2005 until earlier this month, when he joined the crowd of the media laid-off. From that point, he has been generating a logical response to the situation: A journalist, he’s writing about the new world he’s entered.

This is in the blog Laid Off Loser, and there’s some insightful and amusing material to be found there. From his description: “I started Laid Off Loser to fill the empty spaces, but also to pimp myself to prospective employers, keep my writing limber (it’s like exercise yo), review some music, compile up-to-date unemployment/economy news and network with other Laid Off Losers in the hopes of helping one another find work during this awkward waltz known as the Great Recession.”

Newly possibly-relevant question: “Are Costco stock boys allowed to wear iPods?”

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