Dan Leadbetter was a Staff Writer and Features Writer for DealNews. As a long time automotive fanatic and car audio enthusiast, Dan's favorite question is, "You're not going to leave it stock, are you?" That being said, Dan is always looking for the next great thing that'll make your car that much greater. Before coming to DealNews, Dan worked as a magazine editor and photojournalist for several monthly automotive titles for Primedia, McMullen & Yee Publishing, and Challenge Publications, as well as co-founding AutoSound & Security Magazine and Smart Electronics Magazine. An early adopter in multimedia during the mid-90's, Dan was also a writer on several interactive multimedia music CD titles, including "Herbie Hancock Presents Living Jazz." Dan enjoys comedy (he was a runner-up in "Showtime's Funniest Person in America Competition," Northern California division in 1982), playing drums, watching horror films, fine cigars, and Absinthe.
By Dan Leadbetter, DealNews DealNews Contributing Writer
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