Yes, it's the same Joe 'Zonker' Brockmeier who used to be editorial director of Linux.com, and was later editor in chief of Linux Magazine. This week he was named openSUSE community manager, a position analogous to the one held with great distinction by Max Spevack at Fedora until just a few weeks ago. Just about every publication that covers Linux and FOSS has been clamoring to interview Joe, and he's been typing email interview answers like crazy. As a break from that routine he stopped by the Linux.com editorial office and talked a bit about how the new job is going, what he expects to do, and how it feels to be the interviewee instead of the interviewer.
A few recent interviews with Zonker: