The best-kept secret about sex has little to do with body parts. Hetero or homo, it's the mortal nature of erotic love that's strictly taboo. "Death," Blanche DuBois says, is "the opposite of desire," a line that remains the single best explanation for the thudding silence accompanying passion's end. As Bill and Hillary keep uncomfortably reminding us, our hearts inevitably outlast our genitals— though don't bother to tell special prosecutor Ken Starr, a man whose lascivious probes into other people's business suggest the knowledge would... More >>>