- Has been cohost of ESPN's Pardon the Interruption with fellow Washington Post columnist Michael Wilbon since its inception in 2001.
- Writes sports, style and humor columns for the Washington Post, where he has worked since 1979.
- Previously worked as a reporter for Newsday and the New York Times.
- Has written numerous books, including The Baby Chase and Bald as I Wanna Be.
- His writings inspired the Jason Alexander sitcom Listen Up (2004-05).