Bachelor, Harvard University, 1968; postgraduate, Clare Hall, Cambridge, England, 1968-1969.
Reporter Boston Herald, 1969-1971. Assistant to dean Harvard University, Cambridge, 1970-1972. Editor Boston Phoenix, 1973-1974, Boston Magazine, 1974-1976.
Articles editor National Enquirer, Lantana, Florida, 1977-1979. Editorial staff Los Angeles Herald-Examiner, 1979-1982. Columnist television Guide, 1984-1985.
Editor the SOMAstreetjournal.com, San Francisco, from 1999. Script and technical consultant various television and movie productions, since 1981. Editor various books.
Host Movers and Shakers television talk show, 1984. Frequent guest various television and radio talk shows, since 1984.
Member Selective Service Board, Everett, Massachusetts, 1970-1973. Member Fourth St. Democratic Club, San Francisco, since 1992. Member Authors Guild, Cold Day Club, Harvard Club (Silicon Valley and San Francisco).