Screenwriter most known for his work on the film, Bernie. He also served as the Executive Editor of Texas Monthly for many years.
He grew up in the church, and was assumed to be a minister; ironically, he ended up resenting the religious values he grew up with and pursued other interests.
He was once the Sports reporter for his college's newspaper, The Daily Skiff.
He married his wife, Shannon, in 1995.
He profiled actress, Sandra Bullock, for Glamour magazine.