Q: "Real" as in "actual" or "not made up." A: Ohhhhh. No.
Q: Who are J.D. and Kate? A: J.D. and Kate are married (to each other) and live in St. Louis, Missouri, where they moved to pursue the American dream of finding excitement, adventure and opportunity in the untamed west, like Daniel Boone, or Alfred Packer.
J.D. Dobson works for a global communications/PR agency, but all views expressed on this and other J.D and Kate Industries sites are his and Kate’s personal opinions and do not necessarily represent the views of his employer or its clients.
J.D. has also worked as a federal lobbyist, a congressional staffer, and an analyst at a private intelligence company. Here is his LinkedIn profile, which features the most attractive photo ever taken of him by a wide margin.
Kate is a former assistant comics editor for a national newspaper syndicate. Previously, she was head writer for the humor magazine at Brown University, which is a private liberal arts college in New England.