Bill Werde

Back when I was a student at the University of Delaware, I dated a girl named Heather who worked for the student newspaper. It was an odd pairing—Heather was pretty, cool, smart. I was a loud, obnoxious dork.

During that time, a guy named Bill Werde and I became fierce enemies. I’m not sure how or why, save to say that we both were really stupid. Needless to say, I wasn’t the happiest guy when, not long after we broke up, Bill began dating my ex-girlfriend. Man, was I pissed.

Long story short: Heather and Bill got married, had an awesome kid … and the wife and I consider them two of our closest friends. So it was a huge thrill when, while working out at the gym the other day, I looked up and saw Bill—now the executive editor at Billboard—talking Jacko on NBC. The above video is his latest dandy … part of a regular feature you can see at …

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