However, it has also exposed a difficult artistic issue, in that it portrays real events and real people via several embellishments and factual fabrications. In addition, it exposes that not much has changed in how we look at sex. Ultimately, it rides the line between the excess of sexual content and legitimate period drama. How far can artistic license extend when dealing with real people and events?
Showtime's steamiest hit is like no other show on TV right now. Based on real, game-changing events in medical history, Masters of Sex is thrilling to watch. We find an awkward, American-accented Michael Sheen navigating his way around some rather personal situations as William Masters. I'm hooked. But I can't help but wonder: Just how embedded in history is this show?
Masters and Johnson were primarily interested in studying the biology of sexuality i. Their work resulted in the establishment of the Sexual Response Cycle which continues to shape the way in which we view sexual functioning, even today. Our present sexual disorder classification system relies upon these three distinct phases of the sexual response cycle. The Sexual Desire Phase includes thoughts, fantasies, and motivation to engage in sexual activity.
These are external links and will open in a new window. Sex offenders think they'll get away with it. And often they do. Sometimes it can take years to bring them to justice, while others escape retribution altogether.