Review of The Sessions by two sex workers
The Sessions (2012) http://titsandsass.com/the-sessions-2012/#more-9947 The Sessions is a fictionalized account of real life writer Mark O’Brien’s foray into the sex trade—er, ahem, I mean NOT the sex trade—through the hiring of a sex surrogate with whom he can lose his virginity. The dauntingly bright, disabled Mark, played by foxy and ageless John Hawkes, finds himself in the stern yet...
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If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to...– Happy birthday, Henry David Thoreau (via explore-blog)
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Power, for the writer….lies in his ability to reveal if only a little bit more...– Ralph Ellison on race, identity, and the civic responsibility of the writer – a rare 1966 interview. (via explore-blog)
Be relentless. All over the world, people are working harder than you.– FSG’s Sarah Manguso’s fantastic advice to young writers, a fine addition to our running archive of great advice. (via explore-blog)
Shakespeare’s Yo Mamma joke: Demetrius: “Villain, what hast thou done?” Aaron: “That which thou canst not undo.” Chiron: “Thou hast undone our mother.” Aaron: “Villain, I have done thy mother.” From Titus Andronicus
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