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Trying to admire the unadmirable [Jan. 7th, 2011|02:27 pm]
Since I was raised to try to say something nice about everybody, I'll try to say something good about theorist Mark Halperin, author of "Is There A History of Sexuality?", "One Hundred Years of Homosexuality," and "How To Do The History of Homosexuality."


Well, I admire the fact that he managed to pull entire books out of his ass. Looks painful!

[User Picture]From: nitasee
2011-01-07 08:37 pm (UTC)
I always get him confused with Mark Helprin, the author of A Winter's Tale. I suspect that's unfortunate for the Helprin.
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[User Picture]From: drownedinink
2011-01-11 03:48 pm (UTC)
There's too many Halperins and Helrpins running around.
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[User Picture]From: mossymonkey
2011-01-09 03:39 pm (UTC)
Come now, that's the American way! You wouldn't expect people to actually have some basis for thinking what they think, would you? Imagine the political ramifications!
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[User Picture]From: drownedinink
2011-01-11 03:48 pm (UTC)
Of course there's a basis to his "thought": his willful and complete ignorance of the historical scholarship on sexuality, and his own trite issues with gay rights.
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