Meet Josh – Our Very Own Pro Wrestling Impresario

Meet Josh – Our Very Own Pro Wrestling Impresario

Sports reporter. Retail hack. Sandwich artist. Professional dog walker. Music business middle manager. Pro wrestling impresario. I’ve been everywhere, man. I’m Josh, and I’m the newest employee at Martin House. Born in New York City; raised in Fort Worth; educated in Massachusetts; distracted by Austin TX and Burlington, Vermont along the way; and street smartened by living in NYC for most of my adult life before ultimately returning to Funkytown about five years ago, I came back to a town I never expected to ever see again when I left on the cusp of 20. But I sure am glad I did. I’ve crossed the deserts bare, man; I’ve breathed the mountain air, man; Of travel I’ve had my share, man. I left NYC shortly after the economy bottomed out in late 2008. It was the perfect storm of a bad economy, a bad job market, and the decline of the long-standing business model of the music business. People suddenly stopped by tangible goods (i.e. CDs), and began downloading music. The old codgers in the business wouldn’t listen to the young bucks, and the music business as it had been known for decades ceased to be, and suddenly, I was out of a job with the company I thought I’d one day retire with. I moved back to Texas after a fruitless year of job search in NYC, in hopes of finding a gig in the better job market. I did find a job. And another job. And yet another job. I kicked around from job to job, never finding the satisfaction I had in the music biz. And...
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