NICK BELARDES is the author of Random Obsessions (2009) a book of oddities where you will learn that Mothman might be your big brother, Napoleon had stomach aches, and Thomas Jefferson's grandson was an ax murderer.
In 2005 he released the dark novel Lords: Part One a fictional account of the mysterious "Lords of Bakersfield."
A writer, poet and author, Belardes turned TV/online journalist overnight after blogging his way to success on Bakersfield issues. His articles and essays have appeared on the homepage of CNN.com and other news sites across America.
You can find Nick on Facebook and Twitter. Or you can email him: firstname.lastname@example.org
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