John Dos Passos

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2013

    Unwinding, Unwilling, Unrecognizable: George Packer's USA Trilogy

    This morning Mr. Bib of Orange County, CA, USA--and, for a couple of weeks Olympic Valley--pretends (probably unconvincingly) to be your national correspondent, public affairs observer, doing his best to make sense of how somebody else makes sense. The ambitious and elegantly organized sociological ... More >>

  • Film

    January 3, 2008

    California Burning

    An epic gusher, Paul Thomas Anderson's There Will Be Blood strikes oil—and then some