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2001 Stories by Joy Press

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  • Dressed for Excess

    published December 25, 2001

    The rest of America may believe Manhattan is the modern equivalent of Sodom and Gomorrah (all recent protestations of sympathy aside), but New... More >>

  • Comfort Zones

    published December 11, 2001

    The coffee table book is all about being settled. In order to buy one, you first have to imagine the space where the book will reside, the room... More >>

  • Strip Teaser

    published December 4, 2001

    Julie Doucet is the female Crumb. Discuss. Back in the late '80s, when grunge and underground were terms of endearment, a 21-year-old... More >>

  • Goddess of Small Things

    published November 20, 2001

    With the 1997 publication of her debut novel, The God of Small Things, Arundhati Roy became the public face of India for a lot of... More >>

  • Vagina Monologues

    published November 6, 2001

    No one ever said having a vagina was easy. Feminists in the early '70s encouraged women to whip out a speculum and check out their powerful... More >>

  • The Belligerati

    published October 30, 2001

    Buried in Martin Amis's memoir, Experience, is an anecdote about his old friend Christopher Hitchens. They've driven all the way to Vermont... More >>

  • The Tanning Salon

    published August 28, 2001

    Dorothea Tanning sits in a genteel downtown apartment surrounded by paintings and sculpture. A frail 90 years old, she is a virtual prisoner... More >>

  • The Cult of J.T. LeRoy

    published June 12, 2001

    Everyone loves a hustler, but nobody entirely trusts one. Elusive yet vulnerable, the artist-hustler slouches around the edges of pop culture.... More >>

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