Peter Chakerian is an award-winning writer, reporter and journalist. In over 18 years, his byline has appeared in The Plain Dealer, Akron Beacon Journal, Sun Newspapers, Cleveland Magazine, Northern Ohio Live, Scene Magazine, Cleveland Free Times, America Online, Blogcritics.org, and dozens of other publications throughout the Midwest. A lifelong Clevelander, Chakerian is a graduate of Cleveland State University and the Managing Editor of CoolCleveland.com Ã¢â‚¬â€œ a subscription-based, "e-blast" electronic newsletter delivered to tens of thousands of Northeast Ohio residents every week. His new book on Cleveland's impact on popular culture arrives this fall. Chakerian lives in Bay Village, Ohio with his wife and two children.