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Annamarie Jagose, Orgasmology, Duke UP, 2013. Does orgasm have a history? Queer theorist Annamarie Jagose’s new book attempts to answer this question with a carefully researched journey through the orgasm’s 20th century fortunes, from the the marriage manuals extolling simultaneous [...]
Among liberal Jews, such practices are common, unremarkable, even. But this, however, is Jerusalem.
Ambition permeates almost every bit of this album – something to be lauded in a time where music has become culturally devalued as important in itself.
When it comes to social justice, referenda are frequently on the wrong side of history. Putting fundamental rights up for debate by an unaffected majority is an ugly, ugly precedent.
This is a man whose time has come.
This is a serious challenge to Zionism, with much to recommend it as an intellectual resource for non-Zionist diasporic Judaism and Jewishness.
My Little Pony gives children of all sexes–and adults too–a broad range of meanings to draw from on what it means to be a girl, what it means to be an individual, and what it means to be friends.
Riots are what happens when people despair, when there appears to be few options in the present and none in the future, and no way to fix the situation.
Amy Winehouse was born into a musical environment in which the dead-end kitsch of celebrity tabloid “journalism” and reality television were the truly dominant artforms of the age. It is that disenchanted world, in many ways, which was the subject of her art.
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