With the publication of the best-selling onanism epic Portnoy's Complaint in 1969, people would randomly shout at author Philip Roth on the street, "Leave it alone!"
They may have had a point, but Roth, of course, was writing about a character--though he admits that having an alter ego on the print ... More >>
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April 20, 1972, Vol. XVII, No. 16
films in focus
By Andrew Sarris
The 44th annual festivities of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences began with a whimper and ended with a bang, demonstrating that, among other things, Oscar ... More >>