I thought this might be right up some MGoUser's alley - the Smithsonian Museum of American History is hiring a brew taster/historian to travel the country for three years. This guy (or gal) will taste local craft brews and write reports about them. From the story:
No, you don’t have to document beer from the dawn of time. This position is part of the Smithsonian’s food history initiative. The beer industry was all but extinct after Prohibition. It took years for not only the industry, but American beer consumption to rebound to what it was prior to 1919. For this position, the candidate will focus the American brewing industry from the 1960’s forward.
Sadly, its not just taste testing. The Smithsonian being a museum, and all, they will want you to actually provide museum quality content, I suppose... But its a 3-yr gig at ~$60K/yr, maybe some newly minted PhD could use a job? Here's the job app...
Breaking news alerts from bleacher report just went out stating that Delaney will step down from his post, which he has held since 1989. Corroborated by USA Today.
HGTV has an annual program called Urban Oasis where the renovate and give away a home in a cool city. This year that city is Ann Arbor and the show will air in October.
The promotional video would make a great recruiting video. I could figure out how to post just the video.
Here's the link to the page: