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The Disappearance of Simple Story Arcs in Cinema

This piece discusses The Hobbit, and although I worked hard not to include any spoilers, if you really want to avoid even the most general insights, I’d suggest waiting until you’ve already seen the film. I know how important these things can be. As 2012 draws to a close, the world is – once again – becoming reflective. Of course,… Read more →

Erotic Fiction Without Sexual Arousal: Attempting the Impossible

Sex sells. There are no two ways about it. It’s why Bond girls adorn the opening credits in, at most, skintight catsuits. It’s why Sophie Dahl caused such a stir posing for YSL (above). It’s (at least in part) why The Sun is Britain’s biggest selling paper. It’s why this blog – at it’s highpoint – got 32 comments per… Read more →