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Gay Marriage and the Law

To the editor: On September 8 you published a letter from L. Olson containing the following observation: “To be consistently and not selectively literal in their interpretation of Bible verses, fundamentalists would have to advocate the death penalty for gays, not to mention stoning to death mediums and priests’ daughters who become prostitutes.” This observation […]

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False Start

shachter.qxd Gentlemen: On page 48 of Section One of the November 20 Reader, your film reviewer Jonathan Rosenbaum, discussing older films’ influence on later films, wrote, “the action in Schiff’s version [of Lolita]–like the action in Kubrick’s and unlike the action in Vladimir Nabokov’s novel–begins at the very end of the story [right after or […]