This from Chronicle WIRED — "Professors who are stuck teaching summer courses or catching up on research may grimace when they hear how Junichi Semitsu is spending his vacation. The professor of law at the University of San Diego is accompanying the Dixie Chicks on their world tour. And he’s being paid to do it. Mr. Semitsu is the official blogger for the country-music group’s tour, contributing surprisingly frank behind-the-scenes reports on the band’s comings and goings for a Web site hosted by MSN, Microsoft’s online network. How does a law professor score such a coveted gig? …." See also, J. Freedom du Lac, "CHICKS MAGNET Junichi Semitsu, Never Away From His Posts as Blogger of the Band," Washington Post at C01 (Monday June 19, 2006).