The Ongoing Conversation of Gender and Sexuality

The Ongoing Conversation of Gender and Sexuality

By Sarah Boslaugh

Dutch author Maxim Februari's The Making of a Man is an interesting, if sometimes frustrating, contribution to discussions of gender and sexuality. 27 May 2015 // 6:16 AM

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//Recent Reviews
Glen Campbell: Rhinestone Cowboy (expanded reissue)

The overly amplified arrangements and an occasional clunker like the schmaltzy "Pencils For Sale" aside, Rhinestone Cowboy makes for an album well worth rediscovery.

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The Characters in ‘The Book of Unknown Americans’ Are Silenced by the Voice

Though Cristina Henriquez's entrancing prose promises to save this poorly plotted and contrived mess, it ultimately dooms it.

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‘Pitch Perfect 2’ Is a Nonsensical Copy-and-Paste Job

Pitch Perfect 2 is not very new, seeming awfully like a combination cover and mash-up of the first movie.

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Charlize Theron Brings the War Rig in ‘Mad Max - Fury Road’

Like the titular Max, Charlize Theron's Furiosa is trying to survive in a world made of beauty and bruising violence, a hallmark of all the Mad Max movies. But she has a mission, too.

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Rhett Miller: The Traveler

Rhett Miller has spent much of his songwriting in tunnels. With The Traveler, he also has the sense to have light shine into them.

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Róisín Murphy: Hairless Toys

If Hairless Toys is the sound of an artist with absolutely nothing to lose, it's also the sound of an audience with little to gain.

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Ryan Adams: Live at Carnegie Hall

Live release of 2014 solo shows at Carnegie Hall bring Adams’ poetic flair into focus. Interesting and varied set lists, excellent sound, and good humour.

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Ivan & Alyosha: It’s All Just Pretend

With only one previous LP and a pair of EPs paving the way, It’s All Just Pretend finds Ivan & Alyosha accelerating their momentum, making the case that they’re well deserving of being labeled the next big buzz band.

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‘Still Alice’ Tells the Story of Alzheimer’s From the Patient’s Perspective

Still Alice is a perceptive film about the tragic ways illness impacts identity, and Julianne Moore is the sole reason for its success.

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15 May 2015 // 2:05 AM

Michael Price: Entanglement

Entanglement is a very personal expression of my obsessions: music, love, physics and the inter-connectedness of things.

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//Mixed media
//Blogs

Can Video Game Mechanics Be “Trashy”?

// Moving Pixels

"Speed is the pornography of video games. Like adding skin to a film, adding speed to a game isn't usually about making the game a more thoughtful experience. It is about exciting its audience's instincts on the most visceral level possible.

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