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Jordan Yerman

Jordan has been writing and editing for the web for over half a decade, reaching millions of readers. He has also written long-form fiction and nonfiction. While attending UC San Diego for his degree in Political Science, Jordan picked up acting; he would later attend the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, living in the UK for four years before relocating to New York City. To get by, he has worked as a proofreader, model, technical consultant, HR trainer, sign-placer, sales director, crate stacker, bartender, photographer, real estate broker, and as an exhibit at the Bronx Museum. As an actor, Jordan has performed in the USA,  England,  Scotland,  Germany,  Belgium,  and Netherlands; from stage to indie screen to voiceover, including London's West End.

Jordan has been around the world 2 3/4 times. He was last seen as Editorial Director for Vancouver's own NowPublic. He currently lives in Vancouver and works in New Media. He loves skiing,  snowboarding, cycling,  running, and pub quizzes. 

Snowboarder in the Blackcomb Halfpipe, WSSF 2017

World Ski and Snowboard Festival 2017: Spring is surprisingly snowy

WSSF2017 celebrates mountain culture in a town beset by economic and environmental change.

Vancouver's first cat cafe opens in International Village

Curl up with some new friends at International Village.

Hapa-palooza 2015: Celebrate mixed heritage and own your identity

Mixed-race, outsider, or 'half-breed': you're not alone at Hapa-palooza.
Martin Messier of MUTEK (photo by artist)

Art and electronics collide as city hosts mind-blowing global symposium (VIDEO)

SFU Woodwards transforms into a techy art space where non-conformity and new forms rule.

Traction Conference brings world-class wisdom on startup growth to Vancouver

Think of traction as validation and momentum combined: blood in the water for the sharks of venture capitalism.

Game of Thrones S05E10 recap and review: 'Mother's Mercy' (Season finale spoiler alert)

Game of Thrones finishes strong with a shocking episode.
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Game of Thrones S05E10: Season Finale Preview

How will this season end? Time for some Game of Thrones season-finale speculation.

Game of Thrones S05E09 recap: 'The Dance of Dragons' (Spoiler alert)

How far is 'too far', even on Game of Thrones?

Game of Thrones S05E08 recap and review: 'Hardhome' (Spoiler alert)

Turns out things are worse than you thought. Hey, it's Game of Thrones.

Game of Thrones S05E07 recap and review: 'The Gift' (Spoiler alert)

Season 5 really gets its hands dirty with this week's episode.