Steve McPherson

Steve McPherson is a writer and musician whose work has appeared in Grantland, the New York Times, the Classical and elsewhere. He lives in Minneapolis.

Stories By Steve McPherson

Take a Sad Song and Make It Better

For years, I couldn’t listen to the Beatles ballad that’s indelibly linked to my mother’s death. Then my one-year-old daughter helped me start to make it better.

Intern Steve Conquers the Rap World

In the golden age of underground hip-hop, a small-town kid gets behind the wheel on a tour that is doomed from the start.