From André Gide to Michel Foucault, predatory behavior has frequently hijacked calls for gay rights to justify abuse.
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The strange story of how a bad book pushed James Dean back into the posthumous closet.
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A review of a new anthropological study of the people who worship James Dean.
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Netflix's "The Empress" tries to be a Habsburg version of "The Crown" by way of "The O.C." It succeeds despite itself.
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Kara Kum was one of the most exploitative magicians of the 1950s, relying in sex, celebrities, and scares to sell his minor-league spook show.
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An analysis of 1956 press coverage finds the fingerprints of a publicity campaign behind the promotion of paranormal and conspiracy claims.
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Examining one of the first tabloid stories attacking the rumors James Dean was queer.
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An academic journal is "investigating" after discovering it published the masturbation fantasies of a notorious Swedish pederast who promotes "boy…
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