Conversations between Zachary Antolak aka Zinnia Jonesand Bradley Manning over AIM. Manning uses the handle:Bradass87. Some names and identifying characteristicshave been redacted.
Conversation with bradass87 at 2/21/2009 7:27:49 PM onZJemptv (aim)
(7:27:49 PM) bradass87: hi(7:27:55 PM) ZJ: Hi(7:28:20 PM) bradass87: you dont know my, i apologize,i got this from your youtube channel(7:28:22 PM) bradass87: *me(7:28:31 PM) ZJ: No problem, there's a reason I put iton there :P(7:29:37 PM) bradass87: i did a search on info theory,books, videos, etc... bought books on it, watched someof your videos... then i saw your more personal stuffand figured you were on the same page(7:29:40 PM) bradass87: *as me(7:29:58 PM) ZJ: Cool(7:30:10 PM) bradass87: oh, my name is brad manning,btw(7:30:23 PM) ZJ: I'm Zach Antolak, nice to meet you(7:30:34 PM) bradass87: :formal handshake:(7:30:39 PM) bradass87: =P(7:32:01 PM) bradass87: im 21, male, and i dont reallyknow where im from xD... but my stuff is in potomac,maryland... outside DC... and i live and work at fortdrum in upstate ny(7:32:28 PM) ZJ: I'm from the south suburbs of chicago,pretty much generic suburbia around here(7:34:07 PM) bradass87: yessh, i spent some time outthere in chi-town... i was there in '06... lived in apickup truck, sleeping in the ohare parking lot,commuting downtown during the day... LONG story(7:34:21 PM) ZJ: that sure sounds fun :P(7:35:28 PM) bradass87: surprisingly it was, i actuallyhad got a job at the guitar center on n halsted by ahome depot(7:36:01 PM) bradass87: my father kicked me out of hishouse in Oklahoma City in early 06