If you ever get lonely, just go to the record store and visit your friends.
— 'Almost Famous'
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Dustin Schoof is an entertainment journalist, columnist, musician, two-time New Jersey Press Association award recipient and three-time Lehigh Valley Thumbs Up Award winner.

The Temple University graduate and New Jersey native started his career in 2005 as a news clerk for Easton-based newspaper The Express-Times and its website, LehighValleyLive.com. He eventually moved to the features department and became a full-time staff writer and author of the biweekly Internet pop culture column "Down and Digital."

From 2009 to 2014, Dustin Schoof served as the editor of EXPOSED -- a weekly arts and entertainment tab published by The Express-Times. The tenure included interviews with such musicians and entertainers as Kevin Bacon, Dan Aykroyd, Cloris Leachman, Slash, Gary Sinise, Dana Carvey, Jeff Daniels, Joe Perry, John Waters, Tommy Lee, Aaron Neville, Rob Zombie, Alice Cooper, William Shatner, Sheryl Crow, Chris Cornell, Rob Halford, Joe Walsh, Randy Newman, Olivia Newton-John, Ace Frehley, Bobby Collins and Darlene Love, among others.

His work also been published in Lehigh Valley StylePocono Record. eastOnpop magazine and Philadelphia People.