Justin Wolff

Son of Geoffrey Wolff, Justin wrote feature stories plus a weekly column on unusual websites (Sightseer) for the Reader from 1997 to 2006:

Nov. 26, 1998, page 20 Fad Mausoleum (Pet Rock, Rubik's Cube, Troll Doll, CB radio -a Sightseer column)

Feb. 10, 2000, page 20 Hundreds of Uses for Duct Tape (Sightseer column)

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