He'd been looking for a way to get back when a job opened up at the Mille Lacs Messenger. He currently works as a features writer and outdoor reporter for the Messenger, where he said Editor Brett Larson allows him to experiment with more creative "gonzo journalism."
This interview was conducted on Jan. 27, 2011.
Audio is available for download here: http://www.archive.org/details/RobPassons
The full transcript of the interview is available here: http://www.scribd.com/fullscreen/58712104?access_key=key-wzv71v2f4l8a0l1qo2a