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:''This article is about Jonathan Coulton's administrative assistant. For the fictional minion Scarface, see [[Skullcrusher Mountain]].''
 
:''This article is about Jonathan Coulton's administrative assistant. For the fictional minion Scarface, see [[Skullcrusher Mountain]].''
  
'''Scarface''' is the pseudonym of an assistant employed by [[Jonathan Coulton]]. Scarface's duties include replying to e-mail sent to Coulton, particularly fan mail and working the merchandise table for local shows. Coulton has not disclosed whether Scarface has other responsibilities.
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'''Scarface''' is the pseudonym of an assistant employed by [[Jonathan Coulton]]. Scarface's duties include replying to e-mail sent to Coulton, particularly fan mail and working the merchandise table for local shows. Coulton has not disclosed whether Scarface has other responsibilities, though some additional details of the job description can be gleaned from the original Scarface's departing blog post (see below).
  
 
On April 21, 2008, Coulton [http://www.jonathancoulton.com/2008/04/21/scarface-and-scalability/ officially announced] that he had hired Scarface. In the days before this announcement, a number of people had already reported receiving replies signed "Scarface".
 
On April 21, 2008, Coulton [http://www.jonathancoulton.com/2008/04/21/scarface-and-scalability/ officially announced] that he had hired Scarface. In the days before this announcement, a number of people had already reported receiving replies signed "Scarface".
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The pseudonym "Scarface" comes from the name of the narrator's assistant in Coulton's song [[Skullcrusher Mountain]]. Neither of these Scarfaces appears to have any connection to the many [[Wikipedia:Scarface|real and fictional people given that nickname]], including the title character of the 1983 Al Pacino [[Wikipedia:Scarface (1983 film)|film]].
 
The pseudonym "Scarface" comes from the name of the narrator's assistant in Coulton's song [[Skullcrusher Mountain]]. Neither of these Scarfaces appears to have any connection to the many [[Wikipedia:Scarface|real and fictional people given that nickname]], including the title character of the 1983 Al Pacino [[Wikipedia:Scarface (1983 film)|film]].
  
Scarface's real name begins with an M. That is all.
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In a [http://www.jonathancoulton.com/2009/09/02/scarface-is-dead-long-live-scarface/ September 2, 2009 blog post], Coulton revealed that the original Scarface, named Meaghan, was leaving his employ to pursue her work at [http://tumblr.com Tumblr] full-time. In her own [http://meaghano.com/post/177697073/photo-by-chrubuky-i-used-to-work-for-an blog post on the transition], Meaghan wrote that a friend of hers had become the new Scarface. Meaghan's [http://meaghano.com/private/91790542/5wnlX0nAelr1gh22jF2UjdmM About page on Tumblr] shows that her full name is Meaghan O'Connell.
  
 
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Revision as of 13:02, 30 September 2009

This article is about Jonathan Coulton's administrative assistant. For the fictional minion Scarface, see Skullcrusher Mountain.

Scarface is the pseudonym of an assistant employed by Jonathan Coulton. Scarface's duties include replying to e-mail sent to Coulton, particularly fan mail and working the merchandise table for local shows. Coulton has not disclosed whether Scarface has other responsibilities, though some additional details of the job description can be gleaned from the original Scarface's departing blog post (see below).

On April 21, 2008, Coulton officially announced that he had hired Scarface. In the days before this announcement, a number of people had already reported receiving replies signed "Scarface".

Scarface made her first public appearance at the June 21st, 2008 New York City show.

The pseudonym "Scarface" comes from the name of the narrator's assistant in Coulton's song Skullcrusher Mountain. Neither of these Scarfaces appears to have any connection to the many real and fictional people given that nickname, including the title character of the 1983 Al Pacino film.

In a September 2, 2009 blog post, Coulton revealed that the original Scarface, named Meaghan, was leaving his employ to pursue her work at Tumblr full-time. In her own blog post on the transition, Meaghan wrote that a friend of hers had become the new Scarface. Meaghan's About page on Tumblr shows that her full name is Meaghan O'Connell.