By Steve Knopper, July 22, 2008: "Rock & Roll Refugees: 10 People Who Escaped the Music Industry. Layoffs and the business' decline have scattered thousands of employees -- so where are they now?"

Wired, March 2008: "Algebra, geometry, functions: At 38, taking the SAT is tough"

Wired, December 2006: "Diary of a Scalper: Street hawkers are history. Savvy resellers use the Web to turn tickets into cash"

Rolling Stone, September 21, 2006: "Tours Put Earth First: Pearl Jam, CSNY, Warped and DMB fight global warmina by switching to biodiesel, funding wind power and more"

Wired, August 2006: "Home Is Where the EKG Is"

Wired, June 2006: "18 Days of Reckless Computing"

Newsday, December 4, 2005: "25 Years After He Was Gunned Down Outside the Dakota, A Look At . . . John Lennon's New York"

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, October 22, 2005: "Maybe he's amazing: McCartney embraces 'Yesterday' and today"

Rolling Stone, June 9, 2005: "RIAA Will Keep On Suing: The music industry has targeted 11,456 illegal downloaders -- has it done any good?"

Backpacker, June 2005: "Camp Like a Rock Star . . . Or at least near one, in our harrowing survival guide to sleeping outdoors at a mass music festival"

Rolling Stone, April 25, 2005: "Scalpers Go High Tech: Brokers make it harder than ever to see top acts"

Wired, December 2004: "Best Supporting Hackers"

Chicago Tribune, November 21, 2004: "'Gatemouth' refuses to give up: Musician says he's not letting a little cancer slow him down"

Rolling Stone, October 6, 2004: "Cash, Beatles Sell Big: Classic artifacts heat up memorabilia market"

Chicago Tribune, August 29, 2004: "Father-son blues duo reunites: After years of turmoil, Carey and Lurrie Bell are together again"

Rolling Stone, June 25, 2004: "Are CDs rotting away?: 'Indestructible' technology shows its age"

Rolling Stone, May 24, 2004: "Clear Channel Limits Live CDs: Company to block bands from selling instant albums"

Chicago Tribune, May 23, 2004: "BOOKS: The devil you know revealed in 'Delta'"

National Geographic Traveler, April 2004: "Neighborhood Watch: Highlands, Denver, CO"

Tracks, Winter 2004: "Tech: Best Listening Gear for Long-Term Travel"

Rolling Stone, March 22, 2004: "Aspiring artists ripped off: Arizona company makes promises, delivers disappointment"

Rolling Stone, March 4, 2004: "'American Idol' rejects: Some cry. Some go shopping. Most want to sing again"

From Kill Your Idols: A New Generation of Rock Writers Reconsiders the Classics (Barricade Books, 2004): "The Who, Tommy (MCA, 1969)"

Rolling Stone, November 7, 2003: "Live Discs a Hit With Fans: DMB to follow Pearl Jam, Allmans and offer 'official bootlegs'"

Rolling Stone, October 16, 2003: "261 MUSIC FANS SUED: Record biz busts everyday people. Will it stop piracy or just drive away more customers?"

Rolling Stone, August 28, 2003: "TICKETMASTER UNDER ATTACK: String Cheese Incident take on the ticketing giant"

Newsday, August 24, 2003: "Still Kicking: Thirty years after Bruce Lee's 'Enter the Dragon,' the mainstream martial arts movie survives as his legacy"

Rolling Stone, August 21, 2003: "The Wanted Man: By suing college freshman Jesse Jordan, the RIAA turned him into a folk hero"

Chicago Tribune, April 11, 2003: "Reviewer critiques pop music in terms of family values"

Rolling Stone, May 1, 2003: "Pearl Jam, Pepsi Center, Denver, April 1st, 2003

Spin, May 2003: "COLDPLAY, Fillmore Auditorium, Denver, February 6, 2003

Wired, April 2003: "Bootleggers, Roll Your DATs"

Book, March/April 2003: "The Head Coach: Athletes may be known more for brawn than brains, but Phil Jackson figures having them hit the books can't hurt. Nine NBA championships prove he's on to something."

Spin, November 2002: "DAVE WILLIAMS, 1972 -- 2002: Drowning Pool singer was a born performer"

Blender, October 2002: "Weird Band Alert! Max Q: Can NASA astronauts rock? Yes, they can!"

Chicago Tribune, September 25, 2002: "Springsteen: Poet with Pretenses"

Esquire, June 2002: "How to Have Fun for Free: 23. Play pickup basketball with NBA stars!"

Chicago Tribune, May 30, 2002: "'Sweet Home Chicago' leaves sour taste for some"

Entertainment Weekly, February 15, 2002: "BURNING QUESTION"


Chicago Tribune, June 9, 2001: "After a slow start, Chuck Berry hits his stride at Blues Fest"

Chicago Tribune, February 4, 2001: "Another blues legend cautiously follows his dream"

Details, January 2000: "Rocket & Roll: What do astronauts listen to in outer space? Details tracks the sounds of the final frontier"

New York, November 29, 1999: "The Great Rock-and-Roll Swindle?"

Details, September 1999: "Satellite Sneaks: Sometimes the best TV comes from the stuff the networks never intended for you to see"

Chicago Tribune, June 9, 1999: "Rising Son: Big Bill Morganfield follows father, Muddy Waters"

Chicago, March 1999: "My Phair Lady: Homegrown rock artist Liz Phair, queen of the F-word and mother of two-year-old Nicholas, cleans up her act"

Chicago Tribune, January 31, 1999: "Blues highway: Following the musical notes from the Deep South"

Chicago Tribune, December 30, 1997: "CLASSIFIED FAILURES AND SUCCESSES: Help wanted: gtrist for rck bnd; crazies need not apply"

Request Line, September 1997: "NEXT STOP NOWHERE/THE QUINCY PUNK-ROCK EPISODE: "Quincy's Klugman scrubs up for a Request Line interview"

Chicago Tribune, June 15, 1997: "Hard times: For Son Seals, moments on stage offer a respite from his troubles"