Category Archives: Research By Practice

Some thoughts on BDSM and the Desire of the Other

The French psychoanalyst Jacques Lacan ¬†said, “desire is the desire of the Other” (Seminar XIV: The Logic of Phantasy. p.184 1967.). There are a lot of ways to read this and, as is typical with Lacan, most of the ways you could read this make sense and have some depth. The easiest way to interpret Continue Reading

Writing in Pursuit of Pleasure

Very recently, the marvelously accomplished erotic writer Will Crimson sent around a letter, addressed to a few other writers, inviting them to a discussion on how their writing and motivations for writing have changed over time, with the evolution of their practice. Answering this invitation forced me to write a manifesto of a kind and Continue Reading