“The Accidental Author” is a short profile of novelist Tom Corcoran from the Tampa Bay Times.

“All You Need is Munch” is a short profile of artist William Munch from Creative Loafing.

“America’s Greatest Revolution” is a roundtable about rock’n’roll’s effect on society from Fortune. My piece is titled “Revolutionary Radio.”

I’ve worked for The Courier-Tribune (Bloomington, Ind.), The Palm Beach Post, The Norman (Okla.) Transcript, the Gainesville (Fla.) Sun, the Courier-Journal (Louisville, Ky.) and the St. Petersburg Times (now the Tampa Bay Times). I also worked for the Saturday Evening Post and the American Spectator.

“The Count of the Sunshine State” is a profile of Guy de la Valdene, for Creative Loafing.

“The Day the Music Died” is a 50th anniversary remembrance of Buddy Holly, JP Richardson, Ritchie Valens and Roger Petersen from American History magazine.

“The Education of William McGrew” is a profile of a scientist who specialized in primate studies. This appeared in Sooner, the alumni magazine for the University of Oklahoma.

“Father of Seven” is a piece about second-generation parenting from the University of Florida’s Today magazine.

“Hunter S. Thompson: A Life” appeared in The Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives.

“Let Us Now Praise William Saroyan” is a remembrance of the late author, written for Creative Loafing.

“Nature Boy” is a profile of Carl Hiaasen on the occasion of Star Island‘s publication, for Creative Loafing.

“Reality Bytes” is about technology and communication and was a cover story of The Florida Engineer.

“Tom Wolfe Elevated Journalism” was an appreciation published by Fast Company.

“What We Talk About When We Talk About Elvis” was a cover story in American History magazine.