He lives near Silver Lake with his girlfriend, beagle and three cats. He’s a vegan and fervent animal rights supporter. And he once performed with a local comedy troupe.
These are some of the intriguing personal details contained in LA Times reporter Maura Dolan’s “Column One” profile of disgraced New Republic fabricator Stephen Glass. While his successful passing of the State Bar of California currently sits on counter-appeal at the state Supreme Court level, his boss since 2004 – Paul Zuckerman – vouches for the reformed reporter and provides a long description of how Glass was hired on as a clerk at Carpenter, Zuckerman & Rowley LLP:
Zuckerman said he reflected on his own descent into substance abuse and his recovery with a 12-step program. “Who was I to deny the guy a second chance?” Zuckerman said. He invited Glass for an interview.