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 Chris Cornell's passing was an existential punch in the gut. I had the bittersweet opportunity to honor the man on behalf of Seattle. The  Weekly  wanted 2,500 words; I gave them 3,500, and they ran them all—in a cover story. The response was the best I'd hoped for: the piece has helped people deal. It helped me, too.  Flip through the print version, digitally, at  http://www.seattleweekly.com/print-editions/?iid=i20170523155403862 . Or  get the PDF .

Seattle Weekly Stories

Occasionally I write something (music-related) for one of the local weekly papers, available across the city and online. In 2017, I had two prominent pieces.

 Chris Cornell's passing was an existential punch in the gut. I had the bittersweet opportunity to honor the man on behalf of Seattle. The  Weekly  wanted 2,500 words; I gave them 3,500, and they ran them all—in a cover story. The response was the best I'd hoped for: the piece has helped people deal. It helped me, too.  Flip through the print version, digitally, at  http://www.seattleweekly.com/print-editions/?iid=i20170523155403862 . Or  get the PDF .

Chris Cornell's passing was an existential punch in the gut. I had the bittersweet opportunity to honor the man on behalf of Seattle. The Weekly wanted 2,500 words; I gave them 3,500, and they ran them all—in a cover story. The response was the best I'd hoped for: the piece has helped people deal. It helped me, too.

Flip through the print version, digitally, at http://www.seattleweekly.com/print-editions/?iid=i20170523155403862. Or get the PDF.

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 I took a unique angle on Seattle's biggest rock act, which was just being welcomed into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: showing how Pearl Jam's five drummers made the band what it is today.   Check out the digital version of the printed piece at  http://www.seattleweekly.com/print-editions/?iid=i20170328174759934  (pages 19–20). Or  see the PDF .

I took a unique angle on Seattle's biggest rock act, which was just being welcomed into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: showing how Pearl Jam's five drummers made the band what it is today. 

Check out the digital version of the printed piece at http://www.seattleweekly.com/print-editions/?iid=i20170328174759934 (pages 19–20). Or see the PDF.

 A snippet of the full digital story, available at  http://www.seattleweekly.com/music/a-brief-history-of-pearl-jams-drummers/ .

A snippet of the full digital story, available at http://www.seattleweekly.com/music/a-brief-history-of-pearl-jams-drummers/.