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Charles Pierce

Charles Pierce

Since July 1997, Pierce has been a writer at large at Esquire, covering everything from John McCain to the Hubble telescope, with more than a few shooting stars thrown in between. In the fall of 2011, Pierce left the Boston Globe Sunday Magazine, where he had been since 2002, to become a staff writer for Grantland as well as the lead writer for esquire.com's politics blog. He appears weekly on National Public Radio's sports program "Only A Game" and on the Stephanie Miller Show and is a regular panelist on NPR's game show, "Wait, Wait Don't Tell Me."

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Charles Pierce

Charles Pierce

Since July 1997, Pierce has been a writer at large at Esquire, covering everything from John McCain to the Hubble telescope, with more than a few shooting stars thrown in between. In the fall of 2011, Pierce left the Boston Globe Sunday Magazine, where he had been since 2002, to become a staff writer for Grantland as well as the lead writer for esquire.com's politics blog. He appears weekly on National Public Radio's sports program "Only A Game" and on the Stephanie Miller Show and is a regular panelist on NPR's game show, "Wait, Wait Don't Tell Me."

Other articles by this author