I am a journalist, editor, writer and the author of the novel Black Dogs: The Possibly True Story of Classic Rock’s Greatest Robbery (Random House/Three Rivers) and the forthcoming novel Five Four Three Two One. I also contributed to Homeward Bound: The Life & Times of Hori Smoku Sailor Jerry. I was previously the Editorial Director of Playboy magazine and my writing has appeared in Spin, Wired, Village Voice, Chicago Tribune and other publications. .

I was born in Kankakee, Illinois which was once voted, “The Worst City in North America” by The Places Rated Almanac.

I now live in Los Angeles.

Find me:

Email: jbuhrmester@gmail.com
Twitter: @jbuhrmester
Instagram: j_buhrmester
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