John Stark is the articles editor of Next Avenue. He has held top writing and editing positions at such magazines as Cooks' Illustrated, Body + Soul and People. For 14 years, he was a feature writer and movie critic at the San Francisco Examiner/Chronicle. Follow John on Twitter @jrstark.
more from John Stark
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- The Oscars: It's All About Fashion, Not Films