Oedipus Rx: Or, The Single Creepiest "Modern Love" Essay Ever

The New York Times' » 10/20/08 1:00pm 10/20/08 1:00pm "Modern Love" column is frequently irritating, silly, and asinine. But it's not often that one of these gut-spillers leaves one feeling actually disturbed, vaguely dirty, desperate to talk to a therapist and maybe call social services. Such was the reaction elicited by Sunday's "," a mother's rant…

Leigh Ledare's Oedipal Complex Is Not Our Gain

I don't like pretty art — flowers (unless they're obvious vagina metaphors), boats, staid portraiture, still lifes... none of that is really my scene. I prefer art that disturbs me and makes me think; pictures that are, actually, worth a thousand words. And while I don't know that Leigh Ledare's work about his mother » 7/30/08 5:40pm 7/30/08 5:40pm