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Why Men Aren't Meant To Have Reliable Erections Until The Day They Die

Mark Matousek | Posted 07.19.2014 | Fifty
Mark Matousek

The night when impotence first crossed my mind announced my fall from grace as a man. I was 14 years old, a blissful stranger to the histrionics of the male erection. My own was something I took for granted.

Commentary: Are the '70s Movies Overrated?

Marshall Fine | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Lists of the greatest this or the best that are provocations and nothing more. Whether it's a critic offering his 10-best list of films (or books ...

The Singer: A Conversation With Art Garfunkel

Mike Ragogna | Posted 11.20.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

If you were to ask me, "How does that work?" I would say "It's all musical affinity," and it's very hard to explain why you're on somebody else's wavelength.

On Valentines And Vulvas

Donna Henes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Donna Henes

Sex invoked in myth and ritual is symbolic of the primary life force. Sex as energy. Sex as creation. Sex as abundance. Sex as unification. Sex as divine spirit. Sex as celebration. Sex as sympathetic magic.

Interview: Edward Zwick's Love and Other Concerns

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

It's a few days before his film, Love and Other Drugs, reaches theaters and Edward Zwick is sipping tea, as calm as can be expected.