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A twitterview with Kingston Alderman Tom Hoffay

I decided to do a drive-by interview today, via Twitter, with Kingston Alderman Tom Hoffay about the proposed fee that would be imposed to filmmakers who want to shoot in Kingston.
What follows is the twitterview.

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@tomhoffay, Enlighten me, who supports the movie fee in Kingston?less than a minute ago via TweetDeck

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@ivanlajara seeking enlightenment? from a politician?less than a minute ago via web


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That’s neither an answer or enlightening RT @tomhoffay: @ivanlajara seeking enlightenment? from a politician?less than a minute ago via TweetDeck


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@ivanlajara neither/nor…either/or…???less than a minute ago via web


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Yes, thank Autofill for that RT @tomhoffay: @ivanlajara neither/nor…either/or…???less than a minute ago via TweetDeck


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@ivanlajara anyway….we all pay fees to go to the movies, unless you know one of the ushers…less than a minute ago via web


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@ivanlajara I use to be an usher, before I was a politician…less than a minute ago via web


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But who supports this measure? RT @tomhoffay: @ivanlajara anyway….we all pay fees to go to the movies, unless you know one of the ushersless than a minute ago via TweetDeck


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@ivanlajara every council member would support free movies….where can we find these free movies?less than a minute ago via web


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@tomhoffay You’re dodging the question. Who, besides council members, supports the proposed film fee in Kingston?less than a minute ago via TweetDeck


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@ivanlajara dodging? what is this dodging?? are we having a real conversation on this subject…in Twitter?less than a minute ago via web


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@ivanlajara shouldn’t we at least be in facebook?less than a minute ago via web


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@tomhoffay Nope. I like my beer cold and my public conversations public. Anyway, who supports the measure?less than a minute ago via TweetDeck

And then he called. Because, man, is it hard to have a twitter interview or what?
By the way, we spoke for a long time. And I just checked my copious notes.

No word on who supports the measure, other than the council.

Categories: fee, Film, Kingston, Tom Hoffay, uptown
  1. September 24, 2010 at 11:33 pm

    you're my favorite Freemanite, Ivan.

  2. September 24, 2010 at 11:59 pm

    I am also my favorite Freemanite!Coincidence?

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