This Epstein Thing

I don’t want to believe anybody who ever knew Jeffrey Epstein was complicit in forcing minors into sex. But if the investigation survives his suicide and it turns out some or all of Epstein’s acquaintances and friends were complicit, well then let the guilty be named and judged. […]


That’s What I’m Talking About!

Apropos of nothing, two thoughts on nakedness and sex in HBO’s Game of Thrones.

Game of Thrones, where actors are either grossly overdressed … or not at all.

One, typecasting. Take British actress Esmé Bianco, who plays the prostitute Ros. When on camera she’s often nude, sometimes fully so, even, in one scene, simulating […]