Sex in The Media: Little Fires Everywhere

Have you read the book by the incredible Celeste Ng?! Have you binged the Hulu series (produced by and starring the incomparable Kerry Washington and Reese Witherspoon)? If not, run, don’t walk! And bonus: there are some pretty stunning sex scenes in the screen version. Yes, they are expertly shot and acted, but I think …

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Sex in The Media – Podcast Edition

Try and count all the podcast episodes that cover the topic of sex. Go ahead. I dare you. I double dare you. And when you’re done (in a couple of days, ‘cause it’ll take you that long) please present me with a total. Just look at all that programming! There are short episodes. There are …

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Sex and Politics: The Media

PB & J. Meghan and Harry. TikTok and dance trends. These are things that go together. And here are two things that generally don’t: sex and politics. And here’s why. In case you missed it, today is election day, which will soon prevail enormous consequences. And we’re also really divided as a nation at present. …

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What’s Your Sexual North Star?

There was a time when girls and women had little access to sexual health information. Long before the internet was even a gleam in anyone’s eye, people had only relatives and friends on which to rely (if they were lucky enough to have those types of relatives and friends). But other resources were hard to …

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Sex in the Media (Explore or Ignore): “Dummy”

I just completed the first 8 episodes of a brand new show (“Dummy”) on a brand new platform (Quibi), and I have a lot of thoughts. It’s loosely based on Executive Producer Cody Heller’s true-life experience with her true-life boyfriend. Whether or not you find it entertaining, I dare you not to be struck by …

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When Was the Last Time You Went to Your Corner?

Musical theatre fans might be familiar with song titles such as “Corner of the Sky” from Pippin and “In My Own Little Corner” from Cinderella (the tele-staged musical version – not the Disney-fied one). And of course, we’re well-acquainted with the boxing corner, where fighters go to rehydrate and catch their breath. Whether you prefer …

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Sex in the Media: Marc Maron’s “End Times Fun”

If you’re in the mood for stand-up comedy that’s raw, intelligent, insightful, and explicit, I can’t recommend more highly Marc Maron’s new Netflix special entitled “End Times Fun.” Believe it or not, it was recorded before the pandemic! Prophetic? Hmmmmm… Well, even if Maron didn’t employ his self-admitted interest in mysticism during this performance that …

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Sex in the Media: The Crown

Beware of spoilers! I was excited about plans to complete my “Mrs. Fletcher” binging and then write a review, because there’s much to discuss on that front. But, something happened last night for which I was ill-prepared. There I was, innocently watching Season 2, Episode 7 of one of my current great escapes, “The Crown” …

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