• The Last Langalist

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    ISSUE 19.15 • 2022-04-11


    Will Fastie

    By Will Fastie

    Fred’s retiring.

    I don’t know where to start, but people keep telling me I should start from the beginning. For me, that was about 30 years ago, when I visited Fred at CMP in search of an editing job after PC Tech Journal unexpectedly shuttered. We knew each other by reputation, of course, but had never met in person — remarkable because we both endured the same, endless trade shows, and most editors knew one another.

    He didn’t hire me. I forgive him.

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