A former writer and editor for USA Today, Berman is a freelance writer and editor with background covering technology, publishing and entertainment.

December 2013 saw the release of his most recent book, Soap: The Unauthorized Inside Story of the Sitcom that Broke all the Rules. He is also the author of The New Horror Handbook and The Gilmore Girls Companion among others. His latest book, about the making of the cult film Cube, was published in April 2018.

Born in the suburbs of Washington DC, he now lives in Phoenix, AZ.