Tagged: sex

Desiring Images: Sex and Sexuality

Sex is the ultimate metaphor, shifting signer par excellence, imbricated and resonating with a vast spectrum of human activity. It gives us the best and worst of moments, provokes experiences, sublime, disastrous or merely trivial. One has to be impressed by the sheer duration, let alone the intensity, of our species’ preoccupation with the carnival […]

‘Girls’ Captures 20-Somethings’ Sense of Dislocation

My latest installment of The Media on My Mind: In the early 1970s, a couple who had been together 20 years consulted with me after the husband insisted his wife read Nena and George O’Neill’s “Open Marriage: A New Life Style for Couples” (New York: M. Evans & Co., 1972)… Click here to read the […]