Category: Culture - page 3

Film, Television, Sex, Music, Literature, Pop

The Big Fat Problem of Male Desire..

Al Franken, Lust, and Public Scrutiny I was a guest at a “great man’s” home in Newport Beach years ago. The man, (we will call him “Charlie”), had just returned from a wedding, and he was amused by an awkward toast given by a friend. “So there he is,” Charlie observed, laughing at his memory,..

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When to Kiss

We tend to get better at the easy, largely technical stuff. We do our math homework first, and then settle in for a long frustrating night of trying our hand at a sonnet. There’s a reason the movies you watch these days seem 90% CGI, 8% sex and 2% soul: Beautiful people are cheap;  photo-realistic..

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War Planning

PC isn’t just annoying.  It’s Dangerous. With the possible exception of gun owners and white guys over 40, we are not allowed to “generalize” or “profile” or “stereotype” in our culture, and I think all reasonable people understand why:  if, say, God forbid, your wife were sexually assaulted by a Catholic, you would not be..

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