• John Powers

    Film Critic for Vogue & Critic-At-Large on NPR's Fresh Air

    John Powers is the pop culture and critic-at-large on NPR’s Fresh Air with Terry Gross. He previously served for six years as the film critic. Powers covers film and politics for Vogue and Vogue.com. His work has appeared in numerous publications, including Harper’s BAZAARThe NationGourmetThe Washington PostThe New York Times and L.A. Weekly, where he spent twelve years as a critic and columnist. A former professor at Georgetown University, Powers is the author of Sore Winners, a study of American culture during President George W. Bush’s administration. He lives in Pasadena, California, with his wife, Sandi Tan.


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