Wednesday, October 3, 2007

Charles P. PierceCharles P. Pierce
Charles P. Pierce, otherwise known as Charlie Pierce (born December 28, 1953) is an American sportswriter.
Born in Worcester, Massachusetts, Pierce currently writes for the Boston Globe Sunday magazine, a position he has held since April 2002. He has also written for the The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, the Chicago Tribune, the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, Esquire and GQ magazines, and the e-zine Slate as well as the Media Matters blog Altercation, hosted by historian/pundit Eric Alterman.
Pierce also makes appearances on radio; he is a frequent contributor to NPR programs Only A Game and Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
Pierce also represented the Globe on several occasions on Around the Horn.
Pierce was raised as a Roman Catholic, according to his own statements on Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
Pierce is a graduate of Marquette University.


His mother was conceiving him during the Worcester Tornado of June 1953.

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