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Kid Rock
Written by David Kushner, Blender
March 26th, 2009
Like most 16-year-olds, Blake Peebles wants to play Guitar Hero all day long. Unlike most 16-year-olds, he’s convinced his parents to let him drop out of school to do just that.
Boyz Under the Hood
Written by David Kushner, Rolling Stone
November 13th, 2008
Inspired by a renegade teacher, the kids at Philly's toughest high school are saving the environment - and themselves.
Welcome to Star City
Written by David Kushner, Wired
October 25th, 2008
Going to space? First stop: eight months of grueling training in Russia's Star City.
The Dungeon Master
Written by David Kushner, Wired
March 1st, 2008
The life and legacy of Gary Gygax, co-creator of Dungeons and Dragons.
Like Minds
Written by David Kushner, Wired
February 1st, 2008
Push Singh and Chris McKinstry had a lot in common: Both Canadian. Both coders. Both obsessed with tapping the Web to create a true artificial intelligence. And both found dead in the same strange way.
One Giant Screwup for Mankind
Written by David Kushner, Wired
January 1st, 2007
NASA put a man on the moon - then lost the videotape. A grizzled crew of ex-rocket jockeys are on a star-crossed mission to find it.
The Face of Facebook
Written by David Kushner, Rolling Stone
April 7th, 2006
Meet the boy wonder behind Facebook.com, the hottest Web site the Internet.
“I’m Not Bobby Fischer”
Written by David Kushner, Salon
March 1st, 2006
Don't call the 18-year-old boy king of chess a geek. He rules a new generation of champs raised on hip-hop and video games
Drawing Up a Dream
Written by David Kushner, Rolling Stone
November 13th, 2003
Detroit's hottest car designers were raised on video games and MTV. It shows.