Monthly Archives: January 2012

SEX IN THE COUNTRY: Too Much Reality in Asia

America may have lost its edge in manufacturing, medicine, and environmental innovation, but we are still the leading exporter of entertainment.  Every country in the world copies the American movies and television, and reality television, one of the cheapest forms … Continue reading

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SEX IN THE COUNTRY: Los Angeles Mandates Condoms for Adult Film Actors

For the first time in history, the Los Angeles City Council has passed legislation requiring sex on screen be with condoms only.  The AIDS Healthcare Foundation, the lobby behind the regulation, has pressed the issue be taken up on the … Continue reading

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SEX IN THE COUNTRY: Feminism Divides Israeli Culture

If you think feminism is a dead issue in the US,  and you want to live where the issue is front and center, you should move to Israel.  Though it’s the only democratic state in the Middle East, at least … Continue reading

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SEX IN THE COUNTRY: Fluid Political Situation in Egypt Allows Women More Rights, and More Abuses

It’s hard to believe that the Egyptian Revolution occurred almost a year ago. The government, which has been “temporarily” run by Islamist Military Groups, is by no means pro-women’s  rights, as has been noted here before.  People all over the world … Continue reading

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SEX IN THE COUNTRY: Woody Allen and Soon Yi Previn Celebrate Fourteenth Anniversary

The fascinating new American Masters documentary on PBS about my favorite director Woody Allen focuses, as expected, on his work.  Perhaps the most compelling aspect of Allen’s life, however, is his marriage to Soon Yi Previn, the daughter of his … Continue reading

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