, the Suburban Journals
scribe who got shot
at the infamous Kirkwood City Council meeting of February 7, 2008, and who recently found out that taking a bullet for The Man does not save your hide in a recession
, will soon start freelancing for St. Louis' online-only newspaper, the St. Louis Beacon
Of the seven people shot at the Kirkwood meeting, Smith is the only person still alive
. The New York Times
today ran a piece
on his axing.
The frequency or type of Smith's new freelancing gig at the Beacon
hasn't been specified, according to associate editor Bob Duffy.