Tag Archives: Sexuality

The Difference Between Sex and Porn

There’s something I frequently touch on when talking to students at Christendom College. I go there to lecture on creative writing, and my intent is not just to help them create great fiction but also to understand it — both … Continue reading

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The Body on Screen

The newly-released Deadpool movie has brought with it a whirlwind of controversy over film content. Foremost in that discussion has been the subject of nudity, and pronouncements that the film is immoral because of scenes with full nudity, both of men … Continue reading

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Review: Liberation

Well, we come now to book three in the I Am Margaret series, and I have to say, I’m starting to fall off the bandwagon. I know, and I’m sorry to have to say it, but there it is.  Once … Continue reading

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Strawpope Frank Returns: A Fisk

Ladies and gentlemen, I give you, the Battle of the Fisks! This article was so horrible, it got not one, but two fisks here at The Catholic Geeks!  That has to be some kind of record. Enjoy! Anything that the … Continue reading

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The New York Times on The Culture War: A Fisk

I have to give all the credit for this post to Marina Fontaine, who posted this article and requested a fisk.  I clicked on the article, and was more than happy to oblige after reading only the first sentence. I’m … Continue reading

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Sense8: Great Concept, Poor Content

I haven’t watched much of J. Michael Straczynski’s stuff. Actually, it’s just been Babylon 5. (Heh. “Just.”) Of course, Babylon 5 is enough to convince any sane geek that JMS, as he’s fondly known in order to avoid spelling Belarusian names, … Continue reading

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Love Among the Wheelchairs

There are two things you should know to put this post in context. First, I’m handicapped; I have fibromyalgia and use a cane and wheelchair to get around. In fact, I’m coming up on my 10th anniversary of getting my … Continue reading

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