Dec 1, 2022 • 51M

The Kiss of Death, the Death of Kissing

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Problematic faves, dissident feminism, and poodle interruptions: this is Feminine Chaos, featuring cultural commentary from Phoebe Maltz Bovy and Kat Rosenfield.
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Kat and Phoebe discuss the kissing of cheeks, the petting of pets, the cancellation of Junot Diaz, and the intolerable slander of Seinfeld by a New Yorker essayist.


Ben Smith on Junot Diaz, notorious cheek-kisser:

Kat's tweets on l’affaire bisou:

Saïd Sayrafiezadeh on finding “Seinfeld” problematic:

Meghan Daum on literary citizenship:

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Seinfeld kismet on the tyranny of the kiss hello: