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2012 Stories by John P. Thomason

Archives: 2012
  • A Rather Un-French French Film

    published August 23, 2012

    Civil war between Muslims and Christians in a landlocked African country probably isn't the first subject that comes to mind when you hear the... More >>

  • Taking Stock of Woodstock

    published August 16, 2012

    Not everyone loves Woodstock. In his entertaining treatise X Saves the World, a Defense of Generation X, cultural critic Jeff Gordinier dismisses... More >>

  • Doing Sensuality Right

    published August 16, 2012

    Like most art forms we Americans import from other countries, tango dancing has been modified, simplified, cartoonified, and de-exotified. It's... More >>

  • Grape Expectations

    published August 16, 2012

    The black wine grape known as pinot noir had a convincing, if nearly unhinged, cheerleader in the 2004 dramedy Sideways. Miles Raymond, the... More >>

  • Burning The Floor

    published August 9, 2012

    Tonight's event is called Some Like It Hot, but it has nothing to do with gangsters, cross-dressing musicians, or Marilyn Monroe. Instead, this... More >>

Archives: 2012