I want to thank the folks at Country Weekly magazine, and associate editor, Larry Holden, in particular, for the very nice article they wrote and published about me in their January 20th issue. (It’s the one with Tim & Faith on the bright yellow cover in case you missed it and might like to stop reading this right now and run out and pick up a copy!)

I wonder if the general public realizes the gamble an entertainer, a politician, or even a business person takes every time they grant an interview to a newspaper or a magazine. A writer, by what he or she writes or doesn’t write, can make the interviewee look smart or stupid, successful or unsuccessful, and can help or hinder the reader’s perception of that person and his or her career. Consider the following two mythical sentences. One shows the entertainer in a positive light, the other not so positive: