Karlen, Neal (Stuart)

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KARLEN, Neal (Stuart)

KARLEN, Neal (Stuart). American, b. 1959. Genres: Music, Songs/Lyrics and libretti. Career: Columnist and freelance writer. Newsweek, NYC, staff writer and reporter, 1982-86; Rolling Stone, NYC, contributing editor, 1986-91. CBS News/America Tonight, NYC, on-air essayist, 1990; Minneapolis-St. Paul Magazine, Minneapolis, MN, columnist, 1990-; New York Times, NYC, contributing writer, 1992-. Publications: The Emperor's New Clothes (libretto), 1990; (with H. Youngman) Take My Life, Please, 1991; Babes in Toyland: The Making and Selling of a Rock and Roll Band, 1994. Contributor to periodicals. Address: c/o Times Books, 201 East 50th St., New York, NY 10022, U.S.A.