Columnist, Justin Laidlaw, aka Buddy Ruski, is a renaissance man. Born and raised here in Watts-Hillandale, Durham, his interests range from the music business to politics, from Durham’s history and culture, to the world beyond. He is an avid hoops fan and self-proclaimed “
Steph Curry James Harden of the YMCA.” The co-host of Clarion Content’s podcast, he is fast becoming a veteran columnist.
“…style not only reveals the spirit of the man but reveals his identity, as surely as would his fingerprints.” – E. B. White