Leaman Crews covers topics like music, movies, pop culture, and technology (with an emphasis on Mac and Linux) on his blog From Paths of Pain to Jewels of Glory. He is the former Publisher and Editor of the St. James (Mo.) Leader-Journal, a community newspaper founded in 1896. He is currently the Director of Information Systems for a high-tech company with global offices in the USA, the UK, Europe, and cities in the Asian region including Shanghai and Hong Kong. Leaman graduated with a BA from the world’s oldest film school, the University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts, in 1996 when it was known as the School of Cinema and Television.