Theodore Gioia

Theodore Gioia  is a critic living in San Francisco. His work has appeared in The Believer, The American Scholar, Los Angeles Review of Books, and Virginia Quarterly Review. His past jobs include host at an Olive Garden and partnerships director of McSweeney’s. He is currently writing a book on California’s evolving food culture.

Bless Us, O Instagram

The social media site has popularized grain bowls, kale smoothies—and a new form of prayer

by Theodore Gioia | Monday, July 01, 2019

The Sound of Evil

How did classical music in movies and television become synonymous with villainy?

by Theodore Gioia | Monday, March 04, 2019