Not All College Men Are Sex-Crazed
July 16, 2013
Because I had a good friend who went there and because it had a (deserved) reputation for being more of a party school than the college I attended in a nearby city, I spent a weekend at the University of Pennsylvania about once a semester.
The Other Problem with the Rise of Hookup Culture
July 15, 2013
The rise of hookup culture has long been a peg for all kinds of fears about gender relations and modern life, and Friday’s New York Times piece about the women driving hookup culture was no different.
There’s been a lot of chatter these past few weeks about an Atlantic article by Jean Twenge called “How Long Can You Wait to Have a Baby?” In it she debunks some of the research underlying the claim that women’s fertility declines steeply after 35.
Betty White Is Not a Sex Machine
June 16, 2013
Our culture’s cruel obsession with dirty old women.
February 27, 2013
Can you find feminism in celebration of the body?
House of Cads
February 27, 2013
The psycho-sexual ordeal of reporting in Washington.
What We Mean When We Say “Bids Wanted in Competition.”
February 26, 2013
What we mean when we say, “Bids Wanted in Competition.”
How to Write About Sex
February 08, 2013
The only thing more common than bad sex? Bad writing about sex. A novelist describes the dangers of the smitten word.
China Is Not the Gaming Industry's Next Great Frontier
February 05, 2013
The People's Republic may lift its ban on consoles. It wouldn't be the boon that many expect.
January 30, 2013
The one book where we never lose our place spreads its covers to a gooseﬂesh Braille. We are bookmarks slipped into each other. In that book, we read each night of a couple who go without touching for hours on end; then, the dishes put away, the toddler powered down and set to charge for tomorrow, they thumb a lock and make a greenhouse where once there was a master bedroom. Orchids push open the drawers.