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Dennis Hopper at MoCA

Article: Dennis Hopper at MoCA

Double Standard, 1961
Dennis Hopper may be best remembered as an actor in roles like the nitrous oxide-sucking Frank Booth in BLUE VELVET (1986) or the mind warped photojournalist in APOCALYPSE NOW (1976) or free-wheeling Billy opposite Peter Fonda in EASY RIDER (1969), which Hopper also directed, but all throughout his busy career in cinema there wasn’t often a time when he was without a camera around his neck. For the past 60 years Hopper worked as a visual artist in a variety of mediums, from paint and assemblage to photography, sculpture and film installations. Paying tribute to his life outside cinema, MoCA’s exhibit “Dennis Hopper Double Standard” is the first comprehensive survey of Hopper’s artistic career to be mounted by a North American museum.

You gotta fight for your right to go topless.

Article: You gotta fight for your right to go topless.

In most places in America, men are free to walk around in public without a shirt on–while women who attempt to do so risk harassment, fines, and even arrest. While some might see that as a natural difference between the sexes, others see it as a cruel double standard. And they’re planning on fighting it…by…

When It Comes to Casual Sex, Men Have It Worse. So Do Women.

Article: When It Comes to Casual Sex, Men Have It Worse. So Do Women.

For as long as women have talked about sex over cocktails, they have complained about the double-standard of casual boot-knocking: The more he does it, the more his buddies high-five him; the more she does it, the more her “friends” whisper behind her back about what a slut she is. But apparently these days, it’s…