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John Grooms, Creative Loafing
When it comes to telling it like it is, you need John Grooms. He may step on conservative toes, but as soon as you’re ready to call him a liberal hack, he turns around and proves that he’s just a free thinker who doesn’t give anyone a pass. Grooms tackles topics that others ignore and pisses a lot of people off doing it. You couldn’t ask for more. His opinions are based in fact, and his style of writing is crisp and funny. At the end of a Grooms column, you’re always left thinking. And isn’t that the purpose of reading?