Tagged: sex

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Pride and Prejudice: The Gropeless Romantic

Despite the seemingly dry subject matter, it’s super hot. Pride and Prejudice sizzles inasmuch as something first published in 1813 is allowed to sizzle.

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Have Yourself a Merry Little Syphilis

What is the true meaning of Christmas anyway? I’m going to set that question aside for a little bit to talk about syphilis.

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Epstein Dead

No justice, but plenty of questions, conspiracies, and soon-to-be pending civil suits against the estate of Jeffrey Epstein.

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Ways of Knowing

Spare us the girlish delicacy. Science belongs to us already.

Morning Ed: Valentine {2018.02.14.VD}

I wanted a lot of links about love and marriage for this Valentine’s Day, so I consulted two college professors who study marriage and relationships.

What Comes Out in the Wash

In which two race-bending ads show us how terrible we really are when it comes to discussing the problem of racism.

Skipping The Summer Reading

This essay is about reading gay porn before class. And it resurrects an Ideological Outrage Of The Day from 2012. And a graphic novel. And striking out romantically. And Richard Dawkins.

The Santa Barbara Shooting

A horrific event at Burt Likko’s alma mater leaves him meditating on whether the modern age has somehow magnified and distorted the difficult-enough trials of youthful sexual frustration.

Poor Partners

In classical art, you almost never see Athena and Aphrodite depicted together. There’s a reason for that, and it’s not the same reason you never see Clark Kent and Superman in the same room.

Lessons From Bar Fight Litigation

By special request: Burt Likko reflects on a dozen or so not-particularly-glamorous cases from early in his career.

Nick Gillespie’s Weird Criticism of Spitzer/Weiner

Nick Gillespie of Reason has written for The Daily Beast what is an essentially boring and rehashed “liberalism-multiplies-its-own-failures” libertarian critique. What caught my eye, though, was the way he decided to begin his argument...

The Development of Sex, Marriage, and Nature in Christian Thought

“To have intercourse without intending children is to violate nature, which we must take as our teacher.”  – Clement of Alexandria Throughout many traditions of Christian thought, theologians have taken nature, by which they’ve...