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Sex Scenes: Cronenberg’s ‘Crash’ Is The Most Sexual Movie of All Time

The 1996 film’s preoccupation with sex and car crashes poses bold, Baudrillardian questions about the nature of sexuality itself.
Rachel Rabbit White
1.4.19
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Sex Scenes: Was Jesus Gay?

Scorsese's 'The Last Temptation of Christ' was picketed by protesters who were concerned about the film's sexual depiction of Jesus.
Rachel Rabbit White
12.21.18
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Sex Scenes: Stormy Daniels, Our Lady of ‘Fuck Trump’

The porn director, actress, and writer took on no less a target than the President of the United States, mirroring sex workers’ fight for justice.
Rachel Rabbit White
12.14.18
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Sex Scenes: When Strip Clubs Were The Heart of Times Square

Artist Jane Dickson's new book captures the Times Square of the 1970s and '80s, before gentrification (and Disneyfication) took it over.
Rachel Rabbit White
11.23.18
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Sex Scenes: Francis Bacon’s Bohemian Muse, Lesbian Bartender and Artist/Model

‘Bacon’s Women’ at Ordovas Gallery on the Upper East Side is the first US exhibition to focus on the painter’s female subjects.
Rachel Rabbit White
11.2.18
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Sex Scenes: Why Do Robots Have Titties?

From Fritz Lang's “Metropolis” to Hajime Sorayama’s paintings of chrome pinups, robot boobs are an enduring fascination.
Rachel Rabbit White
10.10.18
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Sex Scenes: LA Is a Lesbian

On queering the City of Angels in "Mulholland Drive."
Rachel Rabbit White
10.5.18
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Sex Scenes: Femme Fatale for Femme Fatale

"Bound" (1996) shows us why the modern deadly woman is always queer.
Rachel Rabbit White
9.28.18
Culture

The Love Poems of Japan’s Heian Court Were the Original Thirst Texts

In this week's Sex Scenes, the ability to write poetry of beauty illustrated the external beauty of Heian-era writers.
Rachel Rabbit White
9.21.18
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Sex Scenes: What’s the Role of a 122-Year-Old Painting in a #MeToo World?

On Politicizing the Nymph.
Rachel Rabbit White
9.14.18
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The Real-Life Prison Escapee With a Broken Foot Who Just Wanted a Boyfriend

In this week’s Sex Scenes: French writer Albertine Sarrazin’s French autobiographical novel about prison escapee lovers.
Rachel Rabbit White
9.5.18
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Sex Scenes: A 14th-Century Tale In Praise of Dumb Dick Energy

Medieval Italian erotica says that in love and sex, it’s better to let women lead the way.
Rachel Rabbit White
8.22.18
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