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Nat Faxon: The Ben and Kate Star Is on Board with Twitter (Barely) but Keeps It Old School, When It Comes to News, Opting for Home Delivery of the L.A. Times

Magazine article ADWEEK

Nat Faxon: The Ben and Kate Star Is on Board with Twitter (Barely) but Keeps It Old School, When It Comes to News, Opting for Home Delivery of the L.A. Times

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What's the first information you consume in the morning?

The newspaper. I'm still old school in the way I gather my information, so I'm one of the few subscribers to the L.A. Times. Still get it delivered. There's something about the tangible aspect that I enjoy, holding on to it and flipping through. It helps me get the gist of what's going on in the world before going to work.

Would you call yourself digitally savvy?

It takes me awhile to get involved in the most recent technology. It's a sad state of affairs. I pretty much had a pager until a couple of years ago. I just got a Twitter account. It was encouraged by my TV show (Ben and Kate) to reach out to fans and get them on board. I'm still sort of Learning in terms of what I can do with the platform but getting my news on there is slightly foreign to me.

What occupies your mind in the car, on the subway, train or bus?

On my way to work I'll put on NPR, and I will act like I'm more intelligent than I am. It makes me feel super cultured. I'm also listening to music, pretty much whatever's on the radio. Out here in the morning, NPR has this show called Morning Becomes Eclectic, and it plays independent stuff, which is the only way I can figure out the new bands. I'm also usually thinking about the lines I need to memorize.

Are you a TV junkie or on an airtime-restricted diet? What do you watch, and how?

I don't watch a ton of TV with the exception of a few shows that I have DVR'd. I like one-hour dramas from HB0 and Showtime. …

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