LARB Radio Hour: Lynn Comella on the Feminist Sexual Revolution that Shook the Nation; Plus Katherine Heiny
By LARB AV – November 10, 2017
Lynn Comella, author of Vibrator Nation: How Feminist Sex-Toy Stores Changed the Business of Pleasure, joins co-hosts Eric Newman and Sarah Mesle to discuss how a handful of feminist entrepreneurs in the 1970s helped women take greater control of their own bodies and pleasure. Also, author Dan Lopez drops by to recommend Katherine Heiny’s new novel Standard Deviation. Vibrator Nation tells the history of women putting women’s liberation in the hands of women! The discussion couldn’t be more timely in a month when our society is beginning to confront the patriarchal power relations that emboldens sexual predators.