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She Hate Me
Spike Lee strikes out with his new "joint" about an unemployed whistle-blower who makes a living impregnating sperm-deprived lesbians.
"...now unemployable – earns $10,000 a pop for providing sperm to a ravenous pack of lesbians. "Providing sperm" is..."

Oct. 1, 2004 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Maggie's Plan
Greta Gerwig delights in this NYC-set screwball romantic comedy
"...with love, Maggie is taking steps to secure a sperm donation from an old college chum, a mathematician-turned-artisanal pickle..."

June 10, 2016 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Chinese Puzzle
A large extended family becomes the natural, yet sometimes awkward outgrowth of modern-day relationships In this romantic piece from France.
"...have two young children, but he is also the sperm donor for a lesbian couple: his best friend Isabelle..."

May 30, 2014 Movie Review by Louis Black

Delivery Man
Vince Vaughn stars in this remake of a sweet Canadian film about a prolific sperm donor whose contributions catch up with him 20 years later.
"...the father of 533 children due to his frequent sperm donations to an administratively compromised fertility clinic 20 years..."

Nov. 22, 2013 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Starbuck
A sperm donor learns 20 years after the fact that he is the father of 533 children in this mild, French-Canadian comedy.
"...of one man who earned cash by making 693 sperm donations to a fertility clinic in the late Eighties,..."

April 19, 2013 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Vicky Donor
Bollywood actor John Abraham steps into the role of producer for this Indian comedy about a prolific sperm donor.
"...producer for this well-reviewed Indian comedy about a prolific sperm donor...."

April 27, 2012 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Switch
Jennifer Aniston does the turkey-baster thing with a donor's sperm, but seven years later the joke is on her.
"...decides to be artificially inseminated with Roland's (Wilson) donor sperm. Things get (appropriately) convoluted during the insemination "party" thrown..."

Aug. 20, 2010 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Facing the Giants
A born-again high school football coach draws on a higher power to inspire his team to victory.
"...got a winning football team, a brand-new truck, and sperm of incomparable potency. Plus his weary spirit is infused..."

Nov. 17, 2006 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

About AIDS
Pokeweed protein kills HIV without harming sperm.
"...have broad anti-viral properties, including against HIV, without injuring sperm or female genital tract epithelial cells. If it could..."

May 25, 2001 Column by Sandy Bartlett

Mating Habits of the Earthbound Human
"...wasteland, notably a laugh-out-loud recurring gag in which Billy's sperm (men in white jumpers on what appears to be..."

Oct. 15, 1999 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Proposition
"...an heir, but Arthur suffers from the dreaded lazy sperm, and so, in a misguided act of husbandly duty,..."

June 5, 1998 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

A Smile Like Yours
"...rib-nudging Married… With Children riffs on rectal exams and sperm-sample collection. Kinnear, known for his wry and flippant persona,..."

Aug. 29, 1997 Movie Review by Russell Smith

Dance Me Outside
"...successful, if somewhat goofy, white guy with a low sperm count, much to the chagrin of her baby-hungry mother..."

Aug. 4, 1995 Movie Review by Joey O'Bryan

To Your Health
I have a 10-year-old son by a previous marriage, but after trying for six years, it looks like my husband may not be able to father a child. We simply cannot afford the cost of the entire batch of medical tests and treatment that insurance will not cover. What could nutritional supplements do to help?
"...egg, while men produce millions of much less complicated sperm. For your husband, the ability to generate sperm is..."

Aug. 31, 2001 Column by James Heffley, Ph.D.

Made in America
"...basically a one-joke movie -- the discovery that the sperm that Sarah Matthews (Goldberg) was artificially inseminated with 17..."

June 4, 1993 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Death Watch
Two death row cases go before courts
"...to have happened contemporaneous to the murder because Reed’s sperm would not have been found in Stites’ body if..."

Dec. 11, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

After a Fashion
Erotic art, kissing, flying, substation cake, and sperm on the tip of the tongue
"...you've all heard about the woman who had the sperm harvested from her son's dead body. What she does..."

April 24, 2009 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

How Audacious to Not Know Hebrew or Greek!
"...to be true. Anyone who has ever witnessed a sperm cell wriggling on a microscope slide knows that sperm..."

Jan. 17, 2006 Postmarks

Happy Endings
Movie about master manipulators and the people who love them is rife with surprises.
"...their best gal pals, becomes convinced that his lover’s sperm has been unwittingly used by the lesbian couple (convinced..."

July 29, 2005 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Death Watch: Reed Appeal Rejected at 5th Circuit
Lawyers consider next move
"...failure to effectively challenge the "temporal" link between the sperm found in Stites and her time of death. At..."

Jan. 17, 2014 News Feature by Jordan Smith

The View From Death Row
Next week's scheduled execution, plus the latest on the Rodney Reed case
"...then-Travis County Medical Exam­in­er Roberto Bayardo testified that the sperm found in Stites were intact, meaning she had sex..."

Oct. 5, 2012 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Medical Examiner: Testimony Misconstrued in Rodney Reed Case
Explosive information filed in federal court
"...been raped both vaginally and anally, that he found sperm heads in her anus, and that the semen had..."

Aug. 14, 2012 News Post by Jordan Smith

Frank 'The Fetus' Strikes Again
Seemingly undaunted by his failure to push through legislation in 2005 that sought to protect pharmacists of conscience from having to fill scrips for emergency contraceptives, Rep. Frank Corte, R-San Antonio, gears up his 2007 this-is-where-life-begins agenda
"...life begins at fertilization – the point where the sperm and egg unite – then you need to know..."

Dec. 1, 2006 News Feature by Jordan Smith

The New Nuclear Family
What Was Once Inconceivable
"...The women refer to Lilly's biological father -- a sperm donor -- as "donor daddy." When choosing a donor,..."

Aug. 25, 2000 News Feature by Jonathan David Carroll

Voices from the Darkness
New and Noteworthy
"...One of the book's highlights, "A Sperm's Right to Life," puts forth that life begins with..."

Feb. 7, 1997 Books Feature

PJ Raval's Call Her Ganda Will Open aGLIFF 2018
Local director headlines roster of new and returning films
"...some big premieres on this first list, with Argentinian sperm donor tale Mater making its US debut. Plus Studio..."

July 11, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Did Failures at APD’s Crime Lab Lead to Sexual Assaults in Houston?
Rape case goes unprosecuted due to contaminated DNA evidence
"...later to be Erica's. When lab workers tested the sperm fraction extracted from Smith's vaginal swab, a DNA profile..."

Oct. 7, 2016 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Shrewd Productions' Hold Me Well
Playwright Eva Suter's reworking of Othello in a world without men depicts love in many forms with power and beauty
"..."Gone Men" are their "seed" – remaining stocks from sperm banks – and the memories held by the women..."

July 22, 2016 Arts Review by Shanon Weaver

Mixed Metaphors
These craft cocktails are for the books
"...Ahab's headstrong quest for revenge on the rare, white sperm whale, Moby Dick, who took his leg on their..."

June 17, 2016 Food Feature by Brandon Watson

L. Shapley Bassen's "Portrait of a Giant Squid"
First Place winner
"...reading. The giant squid's toothed tentacles warded off deep-diving sperm whales. Those whales often had scars that matched the..."

Feb. 19, 2016 Arts Feature by l. Shapley Bassen

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