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20th Century Women and Guilty Filmmakers

If I need another reminder of my overwhelming guilt and shame, I can always turn to the movies. It’s perverse, but I definitely derive some libidinal satisfaction in recognizing guilt on screen. Over the years we’ve seen various heroes or, more appropriately, antiheroes of this ilk. Martin Scorsese’s developed an impressive oeuvre on the subject. […]

New Test(ament) Lepers in the Sun: R.I.P.R.E.M.

It’s fairly well known that Michael Stipe comes from a long line of Methodist ministers. It’s less well known that he was brought up in the church, by parents he admires greatly, going so far as to describe them as “the paragon of Christian faith.” Of course, this is also the guy who wrote “Losing […]