• “Blue jeans or black jeans: a debate.”
  • “All my best drummers are Jewish.”
  • “It’s good to be The Boss, part 1: Banging Courtney Cox before James Woods got a hold of her.”
  • “A dump of Sting-related anecdotes.”
  • “Terrible secrets I’ve heard about Jon Bon Jovi.”
  • “In which a rearrangement of locale, most beneficial and salubrious to all involved, is embarked upon, and the aforementioned conglomeration of minstrels, wastrels, and roadies is fortified, in fullness, by a newly-arrived male stranger of prodigious mass and bold health.”
  • “Stories about my father.”
  • “More stories about my father.”
  • “Further stories about my father.”
  • “Breakthroughs I made with my therapist (concerning my father).”
  • “My mom, and how she was treated by my father.”
  • “It’s good to be The Boss, part two: Joyce Hyser from Just One of the Guys before Warren Beatty got a hold of her.”
  • “The Ballad of Ernest ‘Boom’ Carter.”
  • “Steen, not Stein: How to explain you’re not Jewish without coming across wrong.”
  • “How to train up a band.”
  • “How to yell at a road crew.”
  • “How to avoid Warren Zevon’s calls.”
  • “Remember all those ‘rivals’ I’ve had, and all the ‘next Springsteens’ there’ve been? Let’s discuss those folks.”
  • “The Heineken years.”
  • “Cruel observations about famous people I am friendly with.”
  • “The time I joined KISS.”
  • “Because ‘speedball’ scans better than ‘fastball’ and if you don’t like it, you can write your own top-ten single.”
  • “I have never had an actual conversation with Roy Bittan.”