Fans of the films of the Coen Brothers simply must read Troy Jollimore's essay "The Fixers" from Issue 120
, the Technology issue. Through the lens of several of the Coens' most seminal films, including their 1996 Best Picture nominee Fargo
, Jollimore explores how disinformation and conspiracy have grown dominant in American culture over the last two decades. Be sure to order your copy of Issue 120
so you can read "The Fixers."
is the author of four books of poetry and three books of philosophy, as well as numerous articles, essays, and reviews. His first collection of poetry, Tom Thomson in Purgatory
, won the National Book Critics Circle award in poetry for 2006. His poems have appeared in publications including the New Yorker, Poetry Magazine, McSweeney’s, the New England Review, Tin House, and The Best American Poetry 2020. He is currently a Professor in the Philosophy Department at California State University, Chico.
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