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Brookline Boy Goes Big Time

This article is more than 12 years old.

Around this time last year, we talked with Brookline boy John Hodgman about a show he did for his hometown's 300th anniversary.

Since then, Hodgman has published a successful book...he's landed a regular gig on "The Daily Show" with Jon Stewart...and he's wound his way into America's collective consciousness as the PC in those ubiquitous TV ads for Apple Computer. So how does a struggling writer become a financially solvent cult celebrity in less than twelve months? WBUR's Sean Cole has the story.

This program aired on November 28, 2006. The audio for this program is not available.

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