I write, advocate for clean energy, climate science, and smart growth, and curate the literary legacy of my grandfather, John Dos Passos.

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Remembering Composer James Horner

  • ‘Stargate’: David Arnold’s First Blockbuster Score

  • John Williams’ Star World

  • All ‘Fury,’ No Fanfare

  • Patrick Doyle: Marvel’s Mightiest Film Composer

  • An Orchestral Soundtrack for Halloween

  • Jerry Goldsmith: A Tribute to His Music

  • Elmer Bernstein: A Tribute to His Music

  • Oxford, Maryland Addresses Climate Change at Local Level

  • Remembering Fred Anderson: Writer, Mentor, and Friend

  • Eli Wallach and Tuco Ramirez

  • The Villages Are Still the Heart of Spain

  • ‘The Last Ship’: Sting’s British Folk Musical

  • ‘Restaurant: Impossible’ Celebrates 100 Episodes

  • Optimism for ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’

  • ‘Rio 2’: John Powell’s New Winged Symphony

  • The Tenure of TV’s New Golden Age

  • The Symbolism and Cozy Escapism of ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’

  • Johnny Cash ‘Out Among the Stars’

  • Honoring James Rebhorn’s Craftsmanship

  • A Book for Black History Month: ‘Devil in the Grove’

  • Springsteen’s ‘High Hopes’

  • Remembering Philip Seymour Hoffman’s Art

  • Los Lonely Boys’ Disappointing Reveal

  • The Slow Burn of ‘12 Years a Slave’

  • Hatfields, McCoys, and the Legend of the American Frontier Warrior

  • Dos Passos, Hemingway, and France

  • John Dos Passos Remembered

  • Music for a ‘Man of Steel’

  • The Texas Cowboy in Drought

  • Japan’s Solar Boom

  • An Economic Plan for Florida’s Next Governor

  • The Legacy of ‘Iron Man’

  • Climate Change and the Bahamas

  • New Risks for U.S. Nuclear Power

  • Telling the Story of American Solar

  • ‘Game Change’: A New Standard for VP

  • Solar Can Strengthen Gov. Martin O’Malley’s Legacy

  • A Carbon Tax for Fiscal and Climate Stability

  • Saving the Shark