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Josh Schollmeyer

Josh Schollmeyer is the founder and editor-in-chief of MEL. Previously, he dreamt up the popular Kinja site Playboy SFW. He’s also the author of the best-selling ebook “Enemies, A Love Story,” about the bromance between dueling film critics Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert, and he later served as a producer on the Ebert documentary, “Life Itself,” which was short-listed for an Oscar nomination.

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