We are pleased to run the unexpurgated version of a piece on Avital Ronell and Asia Argento that was recently published elsewhere (in what Kipnis described as a brutally eviscerated form). Big news this week on the sexual transgression front. Two well-known women—one a movie star and #MeToo luminary, Asia Argento; the other an academic star, New York University professor Avital Ronell—were hit with allegations by two young men claiming to have been sexually victimized. Terrible as the charges were, I confess that part of me was relieved: the #MeToo conversations had started to seem a bit smug about...Read More
Author: Laura Kipnis
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