About the Author
Joel Brown is a regular contributor to The Boston Globe and writes the HubArts.com blog. Catch his tweets between posts at twitter.com/jbnbpt. Brown has written for the New York Times Syndicate, AOL Travel, Art News, and many others. He was an editor at the Boston Herald and Electronic Media magazine, and TV columnist for the Daily Southtown in Chicago. He started his career as a general assignment reporter for The Recorder in Greenfield. He has no intention of finding honest work.
A Massachusetts native and lifelong Red Sox fan, Brown has just published a mystery novel, "Mirror Ball Man," set on the North Shore, where he lives.