Posts Tagged: tickling

Macho Prey: Homophobia and Unlikely Victims in Tickled

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The film only grazes the issue, but homophobia is the fuel of the harassment that the targets face. ...more

The Benefits of Tickling

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Cabinet of Wonders takes an in-depth look at tickling as pain relief, and at the medical benefits it can provide.

At my wedding, one of my groom’s vows was a promise to tickle my feet. This was only half-facetious: foot-tickling, for me, has come to be an expression by my loved one(s) of affection and the provision of relief at the end of a long day, much as monkeys groom each other to express intimacy and the desire to take care of each other.

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