Bottoms From Outer Space — Anal Anxiety at the Movies

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by Mark Simpson (Originally appeared in Attitude, September, 1996) You might think me obsessed with men’s bot­toms. And you’d be right. But if you want to know what a real bot­tom obses­sion looks like, one that makes my own heavy breath­ing look pos­it­ively flir­ta­tious, just visit the movies. Take the Summer block­buster Independence Day. Here’s a film so fix­ated on bum­holes that it can’t see any­thing but bum­holes. Bumholes so big and special-effected that they threaten to swal­low up the whole world. Literally. In this start­lingly excre­mental (fig­ur­at­ively as well…read more