Philip Weiss is an investigative journalist whose work has appeared in the New York Times Magazine, Esquire, and Harper's. A controversial 2008 article, "The Affairs of Men," published in New York magazine, sought to explain why so many men pursue sexual variety. Weiss also writes the Anti-Zionism blog, Mondoweiss. He is the author of American Taboo: A Murder In The Peace Corps, and he's working on a novel.
Topic: Do the wealthy have better sex?
Philip Weiss: I don’t know. Do you know? I don’t know if they do. Let’s see. Do wealthy people have better sex? No. I think that sex is the opera of the poor. That’s what the Italians say. So I think that that’s one of the things you get if you’re poor and I think the wealthy people tend to be a little too busy to have good sex