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Fear of Flying Movie on the Way

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Brace yourself for an onslaught of think pieces on the current state of the most casual of all sex, the "zipless fuck":  There's going to be a movie of Erica Jong's 1973 classic Fear of Flying. (Possible stories include, Can we still have zipless fucks? Do women want zipless fucks? Do men? Is it okay to have sex on a train? If you are both wearing maxi dresses, technically there is no zipping to be done — but does that mean there's no emotional attachment?) According to Deadline, Laurie Collyer (Sherrybaby) will direct the adaptation, though no one is attached yet to star as Isadora Wing, the curious and unsatisfied American traveler making her way to Vienna and to second-wave feminist sexual empowerment.