Laura Kipnis

Laura Kipnis' new book, How To Become a Scandal, will be out in paperback in September. Her previous books include Against Love: A Polemic, and The Female Thing: Dirt, Sex, Envy, Vulnerability.

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June 9 2011 10:28 AMWhy Did Weiner Do It?What we can learn about the congressman—and about human sexuality—from his ill-advised photographs.
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Sept. 8 2010 3:58 PMRoger Clemens, James Frey, and the Thrill of Watching the Overly Ambitious Fall
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Sept. 1 2010 12:23 PMThey Produce Very Useful Scapegoats. Like Dr. Laura, for example.
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Aug. 20 2009 7:17 AMThe Audio Book Club on Cristina NehringOur critics discuss A Vindication of Love.
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Dec. 8 2006 6:21 PMCalling It Quits and Moving On
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Dec. 6 2006 2:43 PMBratty and Contrarian vs. Dry and Authoritarian
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Sept. 21 2005 6:22 AMWhy Aren't More Women "Opting Out"?
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Feb. 11 2005 4:16 PMLadies FirstThe utopian fantasy of Deep Throat.
Politics
Nov. 8 2004 2:41 PMWhy Americans Hate Democrats—A DialogueTo win, you have to fight.
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May 18 2004 12:19 PMBrock AttackThe formerly right-wing shark behind Media Matters.
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March 23 2004 1:37 PMPinko in PearlsSpin Sisters'surprisingly radical takedown of women's magazines.
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Jan. 2 2004 11:17 AMOff LimitsShould students be allowed to hook up with professors?
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Sept. 15 2010 7:24 AMWe're All Scandal Addicts Now. And That's a Good Thing.
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Sept. 1 2010 11:14 AMWhat Tiger Woods Didn't Understand About His Mistresses
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Aug. 25 2010 10:16 AMWhy We Can't Live Without Them
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Jan. 24 2007 4:47 PMWomen in LoveOn Patty Marx, Christopher Hitchens, and funny women.
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Dec. 7 2006 5:49 PMDid I Touch a Nerve?
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Oct. 28 2005 5:28 PMAmerica's WaistlineThe politics of fat.
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Sept. 20 2005 2:56 AMIs Porn Really Transforming Our Sex Lives?
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Jan. 5 2005 8:35 AMNavel GazingWhy even feminists are obsessed with fat.
Books
July 7 2004 3:36 PMPeck the KnifeWhat explains Dale Peck's slashing reviews? A case study in critical aggression.
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April 26 2004 6:36 PMCondi's Inner LifeWhat Freudian slips do—or don't—tell us about politicians.
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March 19 2004 3:07 PMThe Anxiety of (Sexual) InfluenceAre onetime "unwanted advances" really a feminist issue?
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Oct. 30 2003 11:41 AMMeet Playboy Sr.Has the once-groundbreaking magazine become culturally irrelevant?