It's really worthwhile to read this part three times slowly. "Much more readily than American women, Parisian women acknowledge that sex can be about pleasure seeking. Now that's empowerment. One lesson from Paris is that sex shouldn't be an activity to which we need to consent if a decision will suffice." Go on! Read… » 11/24/10 2:11pm 11/24/10 2:11pm

@Cynical Media Bitch: All this person is is a marketing strategy. I've received hundreds of emails from his "fans" and his "staff" and from "book lovers" about this writer. His work is publicity; publicity is his work. I'm glad he enjoys the game and sees reality as a fun thing to play with! He's one of the people… » 7/26/10 2:08pm 7/26/10 2:08pm

@Tweezergal: Surely you don't live in a fantasy world where reporters follow directives from their papers' owners? (If so, the newspapers would be a whole different kind of silliness!) That viewpoint, in general, seems like such a Tea Party-grade "OMG MAINSTREAM MEDIAS!" fantasy. But then I don't know where you work,… » 4/14/10 1:38pm 4/14/10 1:38pm