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This week film-maker TAO RUSPOLI travels to the noirish heart of Los Angeles for a conversation about sexual and political repression (and liberation) in America, with Dr. Susan Block, a sex educator, political columnist and defender of the First Amendment.
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Dr. Susan Block is a sex educator, cable TV host and author of The 10 Commandments of Pleasure. Visit her BRAND NEW BLOGGAMY & POST COMMENTS at http://www.drsusanblock.com/blog/blog.asp Send comments to email@example.com.
TAO RUSPOLI is a filmmaker and photographer. Visit his site at http://www.ruspoli.com. Send comments to taoruspoli [at] gmail.com.