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Classic Woman-Centric Movie Review: “Indiscretion of an American Wife”

Happy Friday, Persephoneers! Last week I was a little under the weather, so there was no movie review, but this week I’m back, as bright-eyed and bushy-tailed as always. And I have a classic movie pick for you: Indiscretion of an American Wife, starring Jennifer Jones and Montgomery Clift. The film was made in 1954 […]

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Remember the Yucatan: A Review of “Sex At Dawn”: How We Mate, Why We Stray and What It Means For Modern Relationships

“The sciences of human nature tend to validate the practices and preferences of whatever regime happens to be sponsoring them. In totalitarian regimes, dissidence is treated as mental illness. In apartheid regimes, interracial contact is treated as unnatural. In free-market regimes, self-interest is treated as hardwired.” Louis Menand