Emily Carter

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  • 10 years ago | Longform

    Novelist Gregory Blake Smith stages a postmodern smackdown (plus love story) in Las Vegas.

  • 18 years ago | Film Reviews

    Here Comes the (Burning) Bride: Shabana Azmi finds forbidden love in Fire.

  • 18 years ago | Pop Culture

    PETER CATTANEO KNOWS very well what he's left out of his movie. The director of The Full Monty--a comedy about six unemployed steelworkers in Sheffield, England, who decide to take a stab at the stripping business--pulls a blatant sleight of camer...

  • 18 years ago | Longform

    The cover of the book catalog promises almost utopian tranquility. On a sun-drenched hardwood floor swathed in Native American rugs, two African American women in bright, comfortable clothes play with their dog, a cheerful mixed-breed collie. At t...

  • 18 years ago | Longform

    A certain famous French thinker declared in the early 1980s that there was no such thing as sex. There was an activity, certainly, sometimes involving "body pleasure"; but "sex" was really only a collection of social, verbal, historical, and psych...