Tom Carson won two National Magazine Awards during his stint as Esquire's "Screen" columnist and has been nominated twice more as GQ's movie reviewer. Formerly a staff writer at LA Weekly and The Village Voice, he is the author of Gilligan's Wake (a New York Times Notable Book of the Year for 2003) and Daisy Buchanan's Daughter.
Don't watch The Campaign with expectations of high sophistication and deft explanation of political issues.Tom CarsonAug 10, 2012
The prolific man of letters spent the last decades of his life tarnishing his own reputation—but what a reputation it was.Tom CarsonAug 01, 2012
Will the Olympics be a break from Europe and England's problems, or make them more vivid?Tom CarsonJul 27, 2012
Don't believe Limbaugh—the most recent Batman movie is an epic for the 1%Tom CarsonJul 20, 2012
Woody Allen's latest travelogue is sprightlier than you'd expect.Tom CarsonJun 30, 2012