Maggie In 140 Characters Or Less

June 22, 2015

Hi, I’m Maggie. I’m new here.

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I started writing my first Idea Peepshow post, but quickly realized I was mostly just reiterating things I had already written on Twitter. So really, this post has been in the making since 2009. I figure after writing 24,000 tweets, it’s about time I get some use out of them, right? So I scrolled way back (to February), and created an “About Me” in-140 character-or-less installments. Here is what I found:

Two weeks ago, I had some news.

Exciting, huh? I’ve wanted to work at Fast Horse ever since college, when @Cydneyw came to one of my classes and talked to us about her job. I always thought Fast Horse seemed like a really great place to work. I’ve only been here a week, but it seems my suspicions were correct.

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This post is supposed to help you get to know me. So I should probably start with ASL. (That means age, sex, location, if you weren’t a teenager when AOL instant messenger was all the rage.)

I actually recently had a birthday!

It ended up kind of being a bummer, but I survived. Luckily, we have health insurance here at Fast Horse.

Onward. I am a lady, obviously. And I live in Minneapolis. One of my hobbies is spending too much money going out to eat. One of my favorite places to eat in Minneapolis is the basement of Burch.

I’m tight with the bartender.

I also like music.

Sometimes I have brilliant business ideas.

Investors can email me at

Now for some hot takes:

Sorry I’m not sorry.

Here are some fun facts about me:

And finally,

You can follow me on Twitter at @MaggieLaMaack. If you don’t want to after reading this blog post, I understand.