Richard Goldstein writes about the connections between pop culture, politics, and sexuality.
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 season.
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Once upon a time, a psychiatrist named Fredric Wertham went on a tear over Wonder Woman.
This Administration may not know how to rule the world, but it sure can run a ritual.
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 contented mother.
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.
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.