bestnom1000x50

affair

Latest Articles

Film:TheOranges

Review: The Oranges

Julian Farino's inept, unfunny romantic comedy reprises The Graduate , 45 years later.

By PETER KEOUGH  |  October 05, 2012
Boeing1_list

Trinity’s Boeing-Boeing

Oh, what a tangled web they weave.
Come fly with me . . . and me and me
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  April 27, 2012
MagicCity TV

Not much 'magic' on Starz's new drama

Premium networks play by different rules from the rest of television, but Starz has taken things to a new extreme: they've twice renewed shows before episode one even aired.
City of blahs
By RYAN STEWART  |  April 06, 2012
Answers to Nothing: Review

Review: Answers to Nothing(1)

The baleful influence of Paul Haggis's multi-narrative Oscar-winner Crash (2004) continues with Matthew Leutwyler's trite contraption.
Matthew Leutwyler's trite contraption
By PETER KEOUGH  |  December 02, 2011
list_lee-child_66

How Lee Child — and the Reacher Creatures — conquered thriller lit

Earlier this year, Random House held a Jack Reacher look-alike contest.
Ka-pow!
By EUGENIA WILLIAMSON  |  October 07, 2011
list_margaret_66

Review: Margaret

Kenneth Lonergan offers no resolutions in this complex and moving parable, unless it's the observation that the only resolutions in life are in art.
Unexpected situations
By PETER KEOUGH  |  October 07, 2011


short take Girlfriend

Review: Girlfriend

One night Evan's mother (Amanda Plummer) asks him to make a wish. He says he wants a girlfriend, and his wish comes true, but at a cost.
Concerned only with the truth
By PETER KEOUGH  |  September 30, 2011
Happy, Happy...

Review: Happy, Happy

First time filmmaker Anne Sewitsky finds a compassionate way to tell a familiar tale of adultery, and she's helped immeasurably by a first-rate acting ensemble, especially the two superlative actresses, whom you could imagine cast in films of the late I
A familiar tale of adultery
By GERALD PEARY  |  September 23, 2011
day_t

Review: Zeitgeist Stage's My Wonderful Day

"Little pitchers have big ears," the saying goes. In My Wonderful Day, which is getting its Boston premiere from Zeitgeist Stage Company (at the BCA Plaza Black Box through March 26), the little pitcher also has a notebook in which she is inscribing the
Child's play
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  March 18, 2011

Workplace affairs and wedding woes

I am married and I very unwisely made the mistake of developing real feelings for someone who is a friend at work. The feelings appear to be mutual and, while neither of us have made a move to act on these feelings, I now realize what a terrible mistak
Dr. Lovemonkey answers your questions
By DR. LOVEMONKEY  |  November 26, 2010

Platonic intimacy

I recently started dating a girl who I like very much. She's attractive, smart, funny, interesting, and basically everything I've been looking for. The problem is that she has certain issues related to physical intimacy ...
Dr. Lovemonkey answers your questions
By DR. LOVEMONKEY  |  November 12, 2010


Sore losers and workplace woes

My boyfriend is great and our relationship is great, but there is one complication. He has a brother who is two years older and they are very close. In general, his brother is a great guy but they are very much into competitiveness ...
Dr. Lovemonkey answers your questions
By DR. LOVEMONKEY  |  October 15, 2010

Nervy neighbors

For the past few years, my wife and I have been very friendly with a family that lives across the street — a husband, wife, and their two young children (ages 4 and 6). Until recently, I've assumed that they were what they appeared to be — a happily mar
Dr. Lovemonkey answers your questions
By DR. LOVEMONKEY  |  October 08, 2010

Getting friendly

I have suspected for some time that my wife’s friendship and interest in one of our neighbors was a bit more than innocent ...
Dr. Lovemonkey answers your questions
By DR. LOVEMONKEY  |  September 24, 2010

Loudmouths and liars

A couple of years ago, I met a man who I fell in love with. Although it was a long-distance relationship, he wooed me ardently for months — until his wife called ...
Dr. Lovemonkey answers your questions
By DR. LOVEMONKEY  |  September 17, 2010
“I am most jealous of your salad under the palm tree” and Other Highlights from Governor Mark Sanford’s Lust Notes

“I am most jealous of your salad under the palm tree” and Other Highlights from Governor Mark Sanford’s Lust Notes


                                 &n "She took the whole thing." In case you didn’t no
By Chris Faraone  |  June 25, 2009


Dr. Lovemonkey: What would Jimmy do?

I met the most beautiful woman the other day ... Although I am attracted to her, I don't want to have an affair.
Dr. Lovemonkey answers your questions
By DR. LOVEMONKEY  |  March 31, 2009