Rebecca Stoner

  • culture November 17, 2017

    Her Body and Other Parties by Carmen Maria Machado

    In the month since I began writing this review, allegations of sexual harassment by powerful men in the restaurant and entertainment industries, the art world, and the highest reaches of politics have become ubiquitous. A list of “shitty media men” circulated as a shared Google spreadsheet, sparking outcries over the behavior of writers, editors, and on-air personalities. The Harvey Weinstein scandal broke. Reflecting on her assault by the producer, actress Asia Argento told the New Yorker, “It’s twisted. A big fat man wanting to eat you. It’s a scary fairy tale.”

    Carmen Maria Machado’s