List of LiveJournal users
Some users of LiveJournal, or the journals themselves have become famous throughout the years for their especially interesting content, including political commentary and anecdotal advice on subjects ranging from household care to aquariums, or because they belong to otherwise famous or accomplished people, including many well-known writers, graphic artists, mass media personalities, and programmers.
- 1 Notable LiveJournal users
- 2 Notable people in Russian LiveJournal community
- 3 See also
- 4 References
- 5 External links
Notable LiveJournal users
- Billy Corgan, username billycorgan, founder of the band The Smashing Pumpkins.
- Kimya Dawson, username kimya_dawson_, musician and member of the band The Moldy Peaches.
- Lucia Cifarelli, username luciacifarelli, an American singer and musician, currently a member of KMFDM.
- Amanda Palmer, username afplj, musician and singer
- Momus, username imomus, British avant-garde musician and performance artist in the 2006 Whitney Biennial.
- Paramore, username paramoreband, Tennessee based pop punk group
- Chris Crocker, username formerlyknownas, internet celebrity and singer
- Neil Cicierega, username trapezzoid, Internet personality, musician and artist
- James Urbaniak, username urbaniak, movie actor
- Vic Mignogna, username vivhingolino, popular anime voice actor and musician.
- Caitlin Glass, username kiristokyoto, popular anime voice actress.
- Audrey Kawasaki, username i-seldom-do, painter and erotic artist
- Ben Templesmith, username ben_templesmith, comics artist
- Emily Horne, username thisisfurious, one of the creators of the webcomic A Softer World and a photographer.
- Roman Dirge, username taxidermied, creator of the comic book Lenore, the Cute Little Dead Girl.
- R. K. Milholland, username kobold, creator of the webcomic Something Positive
- Paul Robertson, username probertson, pixel artist & animator
- Kate Beaton, username beatonna artist of webcomic Hark! A Vagrant
- Jhonen Vasquez, username chancrescolex creator of such comic books as Johnny The Homicidal Maniac, as well as the Nickelodeon television show Invader Zim.
- Ursula Vernon, username ursulav professional artist and writer of the Digger (webcomic).
- David Willis, username shortpacked, creator of the webcomic Shortpacked!.
- Josh Neufeld, username 4-eyez, graphic novel writer/artist.
- Svetlana Chmakova, username svetlania, artist and writer, author of Dramacon, The Adventures of CG, and other sequential arts works.
- Jasmine Becket-Griffith, username jasminetoad professional fantasy artist
- CM Punk, username cmpunk, professional wrestler.
- Steve Corino, username corino, professional wrestler.
- Allison Danger, username allisondanger, professional wrestler.
- Chris Hero, username chrishero, professional wrestler.
- Jimmy Jacobs, username jimmyjacobs, professional wrestler.
- Sterling James Keenan, username sterlingjk, professional wrestler.
- Jimmy Rave, username xxxjimmyravexxx, professional wrestler.
- Samoa Joe, username xsweatpeax, professional wrestler.
- Alex Shelley, username alexshelley, professional wrestler.
- Paul Dini, username kingofbreakfast, Hollywood producer, co-creator of the DC Animated Universe, which includes seven television series, and is now a writer on Lost.
- Christopher McCulloch, username jacksonpublick, creator of the adventure/comedy cartoon television series The Venture Bros..
- Dan Schneider, username Danwarp, TV producer
- Javier Grillo-Marxuach, username chaodai, television writer and producer.
- Elizabeth Bear, username matociquala, author of The Jenny Casey Trilogy, Carnival, Undertow and other books and short stories.
- Marty Beckerman, username martybeckerman, young adult author.
- Bill Bradley, username senbillbradley, ex-NBA player, ex-US Senator, one-time presidential candidate, author. Journal maintained for short period during a book promotion, then abandoned.
- Gary Braunbeck, username haceldama, award-winning American science fiction, fantasy, mystery and horror author. Journal established 2002 and still maintained as of June 2009.
- Poppy Z. Brite, username docbrite, New Orleans-based author of novels and short stories including "Lost Souls", "Exquisite Corpse", "The Value of X", "Liquor", and "Prime".
- Steven Brust, username skzbrust, author of fantasy and science fiction, including the Vlad Taltos series of novels.
- Emma Bull, username coffeeem, fantasy writer.
- Joey Comeau, username untoward, one of the creators of the webcomic A Softer World and author of the novella Lockpick Pornography as well as many published short stories.
- Cassandra Clare, username cassandraclare and thegraybook, science fiction and fantasy writer, creator of young adult urban fantasy trilogy called The Mortal Instruments.
- John Crowley, username crowley crow, fantasy writer.
- Pamela Dean, username pameladean, fantasy and young adult fiction writer.
- Sarah Dessen, username writergrl, fiction writer.
- Thomas Disch (1940-2008) username tomsdisch, science fiction writer and poet. Deceased, journal no longer updated.
- Cory Doctorow, username doctorow, science fiction writer.
- Diane Duane, username dduane, fantasy, science fiction, television series, and young adult fiction writer.
- Doris Egan, a.k.a. Jane Emerson, username tightropegirl, fantasy novelist and television writer (House, NUMB3RS, Smallville, others).
- Suzette Haden Elgin, username ozarque, science fiction writer and linguist.
- Warren Ellis, username warren_ellis, British author of comics, novels, and television, including Transmetropolitan and Planetary. Suspended posting in 2007, in response to mass account deletions.
- Sheila Finch, username lingster1, science fiction writer.
- Lynn Flewelling, username otterdance, fantasy writer.
- Jim C. Hines, username jimhines, fantasy writer.
- Robin Hobb, username robin-hobb, fantasy writer.
- Tanya Huff, username andpuff, fantasy author, most notably the Blood Books on which the television series Blood Ties is based.
- Cleolinda Jones, username cleolinda, writer and creator of the m15m film parodies.
- Caitlin R. Kiernan, username greygirlbeast, author of science fiction and dark fantasy.
- Ellen Kushner username ellenkushner, fantasy writer and radio personality.
- Megan Lindholm, username meganlindholm, fantasy writer.
- Scott Lynch, username scott-lynch, fantasy writer.
- George R. R. Martin, username grrm, fantasy, science fiction and television writer, creator of the popular A Song of Ice and Fire fantasy series and Wild Cards shared world book series.
- Ian McDonald username ianmcdonald, science fiction writer.
- Seanan McGuire username seanan-mcguire, fantasy/science fiction writer
- Geoffrey McSkimming username geoffreyofcairo, author of The Cairo Jim Chronicles.
- Sarah Monette, username truepenny, fantasy writer.
- Marshall Moore, username msminpdx, fiction writer.
- Naomi Novik, username naominovik, fantasy writer.
- Tamora Pierce, username tammy212, best-selling author of young adult fantasy novels.
- Cherie Priest, username cmpriest, author of the horror/fantasy novels Four and Twenty Blackbirds, Wings to the Kingdom, and Dreadful Skin.
- Brandon Sanderson, username mistborn, fantasy writer, author of Mistborn, Way of Kings, Elantris, Warbreaker. Finished Robert Jordans Wheel of Time.
- Peter Straub, username p-straub55, author of Shadowland, Ghost Story and The Blue Rose series.
- Karen Traviss, username karentraviss, science fiction writer.
- Emma Maree Urquhart, username srsbizniz, Scottish fantasy author whose first book was published at 13.
- Ned Vizzini username ned_vizzini author of three young adult books. Deceased, journal no longer updated.
- Jo Walton username papersky, science fiction and fantasy writer.
- Liz Williams, username mevennen, science fiction and fantasy writer.
- John C. Wright, username johncwright, science fiction and fantasy writer.
Internet & Technology figures
- Jamie Zawinski, username jwz, programmer of xscreensaver and founder of mozilla.org.
- Bram Cohen, username bramcohen, creator of BitTorrent.
- Andrew Auernheimer username weev, notable grey hat hacker
- Christopher Abad, username aempirei, hacker and gallery operator.
Mathematicians & Scientists
- David Eppstein, username 11011110, computer scientist, Wikipedia admin.
- Antony Garrett Lisi, username mauitian, physicist, the creator of "An Exceptionally Simple Theory of Everything".
- Tom Hull, username tomster0, mathematician and mathematical origami expert.
- Taylor Behl, username tiabliaj, a seventeen-year-old Virginia college student found murdered
- Charlotte Cooper, username charlottecooper, writer, fat acceptance and gay rights activist.
- Ben Fawley, username skulz67, Behl's killer. On August 9, 2006, Fawley was convicted by a judge of second degree murder and sentenced to thirty years in prison, after Fawley entered an Alford plea.
- Jason Fortuny, username rfjason, a Seattle-area graphic designer responsible for "The Craigslist Experiment".
- Wei-Hwa Huang, username onigame, four-time world puzzle championship winner.
- Jeff Minter, username stinkygoat, veteran game programmer, creator of Space Giraffe.
- Rhodri Marsden, username rhodri, musician and journalist.
- Ashot Nadanian, username nadanian, chess player, theoretician and coach.
- Big Poppa E, username poetryslam, poetry slam performer.
- Elyse Sewell, username elysesewell, American fashion model
- John Tronolone, username wwecoowner, first-ever HERO Campaign "HERO of the Year" winner
- Jeff Weise, username weise, a high school student in Red Lake, Minnesota responsible for the Red Lake High School massacre.
Notable people in Russian LiveJournal community
- Dmitry Medvedev, Prime Minister of Russia, username blog-medvedev
- Boris Berezovsky, username platon-elenin, a.k.a. Platon Elenin, exiled Russian-Jewish billionaire. Mr. Berezovsky was found dead, apparently by hanging, in his home in Ascot, Berkshire, England, on March 23, 2013.
- Alexander Lebedev, username alex-lebedev, a Russian billionaire, member of the State Duma, former KGB agent, owner of a third of Aeroflot and part owner of Novaya Gazeta.
- Valeria Novodvorskaya, username vnovodvorskaia, prominent dissident and critic of both the Soviet and succeeding Russian governments.
- Alexei Navalny, username navalny-en, political activist and critic
- Sergey Lukyanenko, username dr-piliulkin, sci-fi writer.
- Alexander Gromov, username lemming_drover, sci-fi writer.
- Kirill Yeskov, username afranius, multi-genre writer and paleontologist.
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