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Mainstream Mormons

From David Edelstein's recent post in his Projectionist blog, concerning Twilight-albeit this portion of the post veers from Twilight to discuss the rising presence of Mormons (among them, Milk screenwriter Duncan Lance Black and Twilight author Stephenie Meyer):

With characters that veer between implosive sexual repression and explosive sexual liberation, are Mormons the new Catholics?

With HBO's Big Love, the rise of Mormons in the news (largely because of Proposition 8) and Mitt Romney, does this mean Mormons are mainstream? Are Scientologists next? Tom Cruise, say hello to career revival.


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