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Sex Terror: Erotic Misadventures in Pop Culture

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In the sexplicit age chastity has fallen flat on her back with her legs in the air--and everyone is queuing up to take advantage. Even presidents. Now that the Oval Office has become the Oral Office, can young people look up to the leader of the free world without imagining a hand around the back of their heads?In Sex Terror, the follow-up to It's a Queer World, his critic ...more
Paperback, 245 pages
Published May 2nd 2002 by Routledge (first published 2002)
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Elly Tams
Sex Terror is the last of all Mark Simpson's oeuvre I have read.

So I can't help but feel sad as I tear through his 2002 collection of journalism and essays, maybe missing some of the spiky dark humour that I know fills the pages.

My second hand copy, with the obligatory picture of the topless, buff Simpson of yesteryear with his chainsaw on the cover, smells of stale cigarette smoke. I imagine one of the characters in the book having been a previous owner - maybe one of the tarty plumbers, leadin
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Brit author and journalist Mark Simpson is credited/blamed for ‘fathering’ the metrosexual in the UK’s Independent newspaper in 1994.

Compounding his crime, Simpson is also the man who introduced his insufferably pretty offspring to the US in 2002, naming David Beckham as the prime exemplar and starting the current global epidemic of metrosexmania.

What the world press says about Mr Simpson:

"Many ha
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