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Hacks Defeat Flacks In Guitar Hero Showdown

hnf1.jpgThe hacks managed to pull out a Guitar Hero win at last night’s Hacks ‘n Flacks party at Artica Bar. Our win was, in large part, due to the amazing GH stylings of AgencySpy‘s Matt Van Hoven, and no thanks to FishbowlNY editor Amanda Ernst, who was crushed by PRNewser‘s Joe Ciarallo during the first round of the competition.

The bar was jammed with journalists and publicists mingling, drinking and enjoying the sounds of Aerosmith-themed Guitar Hero — despite the occasional video booing when players couldn’t complete a round.

One hack and one flack — the high scorers on each side after several rounds of play — scored two free passes each to Mediabistro’s media panel on Thursday.

Thanks to everyone who came out, and a very special thanks to those who bravely attempted to play Guitar Hero. We know it wasn’t easy, especially with everyone staring at your butt!

Check out more pictures from the night after the jump.


hnf2.jpg PRNewser’s Joe Ciarallo takes on FBNY’s Amanda Ernst

hnf3.jpg AgencySpy’s Matt Van Hoven looks on as a flack battles a hack

hnf4.jpg TVNewser’s Kevin Allocca challenges ASSME.org’s Drew Grant to a round of Guitar Hero

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