Arlen Schumer was Art Director of the first Springsteen magazine, Thunder Road (1978-82); created illustrations associated with the legendary '78 concert at the Capitol Theater, Passaic, N.J.; is a longtime contributor to Backstreets magazine; guest-DJ'ed on SiriusXM's E Street Radio; wrote & narrated the radio show Bruce Springsteen's Unllucky 13: Greatest Hits You've Never Heard; and self-produced a 10-disc retrospective of Springsteen's unreleased music, Decalogue.

Opening for PBS' The New Jersey Show, 1981