Richard Goldstein

Richard Goldstein writes about the connections between pop culture, politics, and sexuality.

It’s Easter: He Is Recut It’s Easter: He Is Recut

No flaying below the belt: That's the guiding principle behind the kinder, gentler version of Mel Gibson's biblical blood fest, which has hit the cineplex in time for the Easter ...

Mar 24, 2005 / Books & the Arts / Richard Goldstein

Letters Letters

FREEDOM FRIED Simi Valley, Calif.

Mar 16, 2005 / Letters / Richard Goldstein, Our Readers, and Tony Judt

Cartoon Wars Cartoon Wars

Once upon a time, a psychiatrist named Fredric Wertham went on a tear over Wonder Woman.

Feb 3, 2005 / Books & the Arts / Richard Goldstein

Hail-to-the-Chief Show Hail-to-the-Chief Show

This Administration may not know how to rule the world, but it sure can run a ritual.

Jan 27, 2005 / Editorial / Richard Goldstein

Red Sluts, Blue Sluts Red Sluts, Blue Sluts

The Golden Girls and Sex and the City are available on DVD. Desperate Housewives airs Sundays at 9 pm EST on ABC.

Dec 16, 2004 / Books & the Arts / Richard Goldstein

Butching up for Victory Butching up for Victory

Bush projects macho, but it looks forced. Could Howard Dean be the "it" candidate?

Jan 8, 2004 / Feature / Richard Goldstein

Hors de Combat Hors de Combat

She's the ultimate quick-change artist, with a style that can absorb any trend and an image to match. She's gone from material girl to S/M maitresse, from power diva to content...

Apr 9, 2003 / Books & the Arts / Richard Goldstein

Neo-Macho Man Neo-Macho Man

Say what you will about oil and hegemony, but the pending invasion of Iraq is more than just a geopolitical act. It's also the manifestation of a cultural attitude.

Mar 6, 2003 / Books & the Arts / Richard Goldstein

Right & Gay & Like It That Way? Right & Gay & Like It That Way?

Right & Gay & Like It That Way? Provincetown, Mass. It was quite a surprise reading Richard Goldstein's latest attack on me and other non-leftist gay writers ["...

Aug 1, 2002 / Letters / Richard Goldstein and Andrew Sullivan

Clarification Clarification

Readers of Andrew Sullivan's website may have noticed a series of items about my piece "Attack of the Homocons," which appeared in The Nation's July 1 issue.

Jun 25, 2002 / Editorial / Richard Goldstein