We would probably all differ a little in our answer to the question “What is a relationship for” but one thing we can probably all agree on is the idea that it needs to be fun. Fun is what happens between you and your partner when you put aside the problems in your life, in your world, maybe in your relationship itself, and “throw the old pigskin around” figuratively.
A few days ago, one of the local radio news stations interviewed us for their “50 shades of Grey” series. I was interested in talking about the book. One way or the other it’s an important book right now. It’s on paper, it’s got a cardboard cover, it’s written with an incessant and continual internal dialogue that makes you want to stick needles in your face, it’s on the bestseller list.
Maybe you really enjoyed 50 Shades and you want to know what you could read next. Here are some options. All of these are written to subjectify the female player- to give her life and let her fantasy really guide the book. Even if she is the submissive- the object of affection and intrigue, use and abuse, she is the window through which the story is told.
I continue to be bombarded with countless untruths about what occurred during our lecture on February 21st, 2011 at Northwestern University. It has turned into a global game of telephone. The story has become so distorted and plucked out of context that it no longer resembles the reality of what happened that day. But that’s not the point of this post. You can read more about the […]
Neil Steinberg, of the Chicago Sun-Times published an editorial regarding Northwestern University Fucksawgate last night. Jim Marcus e-mailed the response below to Neil but is unsure if it will be published in its entirety. There’s a good chance it won’t be published at all. Unfortunately, the four of us have learned the hard way over the last three crazy days that […]
I was one of the four guest lecturers at Northwestern University– Ken Melvoin-Berg, Faith Kroll, Jim Marcus and myself. In fact, that infamous fucksaw belongs to me. I have been too crazy with media interviews, real life duties and such to write a proper response to the events at Northwestern University on February, 21st. Some discussions I have been having over […]