is a writer on the arts and culture. He is Associate American Editor of T
, and is currently at work on his third book, a biography of the late architect Philip Johnson. Follow:
The Irresistible Attraction of Self Storage
Self storage centers are places of private and public fascination and I always knew that one day I would succumb.
The World's Smashing-est Kids' TV Show
A review of Karambolage
, a kids’ television show produced by ARTE, a French-German arts and culture channel.
Focusing On 'Optics'
Optics: The indispensible buzzword for those who analyze pseudo-events.
The Critical Olympics
What the best sports commentary does is just like criticism: it makes you care about the previously abstract.
I Love the 80s
Miami Vice: the quintessential postmodern design artifact, in all its glory and all its disgrace.