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.
Where does rock and roll stand after the death of the great Band drummer?Tom CarsonApr 23, 2012
You'll have a better time watching Veep if you don't expect the show to tell you much about the real or even "real" Washington.Tom CarsonApr 19, 2012
A look at the poem that led the Israeli government to declare Gunter Grass a persona non grata.Tom CarsonApr 12, 2012
A critic learns to stop worrying and love the music.Tom CarsonApr 06, 2012