Thought this might be of interest, in case you missed it: Nicole Kidman was photographed by Steven Klein for Interview magazine, in a very intense and erotically supercharged fashion editorial that is all about rough sex and consent edgeplay. Afterward, Kidman commented about her experience during the photo session in a conversation with Klein saying, “I do believe that there are many different realms we can exist in, and a lot of this is just a dream state anyway.”

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Miss Georgia by Keith P. Rein, via Sex in Art.

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  • “It was only a matter of time before meatier critical journalism began to pick up on the butthole zeitgeist. Former Daily Beast contributor Maureen O’Connor paved the way with her butt play manifesto, published by New York magazine in April (and included on the cover, no less).”
    The ‘Back Door’ Is Having Its Pop Culture Moment (Daily Beast)

  • Delegates for the fourth annual EU XBiz adult entertainment conference at the Hilton London Metropole focused on potentially lucrative new business opportunities – including virtual reality glasses, sex dating on mobile, and niche webcam services.
    The future of porn: Virtual reality glasses at XBiz (Independent UK)

  • At the beginning of the week, we reported on an elaborate hoax staged by a Tampa woman named Alisha Hessler, who went by the name “Jasmine Tridevil” and tried to convince the internet she’d gotten a third breast implanted to appear unattractive to men. That was Monday. It’s now Friday, and brands are already capitalizing on the viral hoax to hawk Halloween costumes.
    Jasmine Tridevil: 3-Boob-Lady Halloween Costume (NY Magazine)

  • Erotic video makers and recording artists are combining two experimental technologies, 3D microphones and a phenomenon called Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response (ASMR), to convince the viewer’s brain it’s being touched.
    3D Sound and ‘Brain Tingles’ Make Cybersex Feel Real (Future of Sex)

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  • Condom Meals I Want to Make for You is a genuine cookery e-book co-created by Kyosuke Kagami. This novel cookbook contains eleven easy to make recipes, including such tempting delights as “Condom Push Sushi,” “Condom Meat Stuffing,” “Condom Escargot Cooked with Butter” and “Condom Cookies.”
    The Condom Cookbook: For those intimate boil in the bag meals (Dangerous Minds)
  • If there’s anything we know, it’s that any good technology will be used either for spying or sex. Ello wants nothing to do with the former, but when it comes to NSFW content, they’re all for it. Originally, there was some language buried away in their use about not allowing porn, but it turns out it was a mistake.
    Ello Will Remain Ad-Free and Porn Friendly, Says Founder (Betabeat)
  • “I have heard countless myths about female correctional officers being unable to resist the enormous sexual appeal of a prisoner and pulling him into a broom closet, but in my 10 years, though it was discussed endlessly, I knew for certain of only two such couplings. (…)”
    A Gentleman’s Guide To Sex In Prison (Deadspin)

  • Rules and group sex have gone hand in hand for decades. The more risqué the sexual party, the tighter the guidelines, particularly in the BDSM world where partygoers consent to physical pain. “The space, people’s bodies are sacred,” Kinky Salon co-founder Polly Whittaker, aka Polly Superstar, recalls from her many years in the BDSM and fetish scene.
    At Group Sex Parties, Strict Rules Make for Safe Spaces (The Atlantic)

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  • The historical belief that bisexuality is an invalid identity is more prevalent than you might think. In honor of bisexual visibility, Nerve examined investigations which discussed both the validity and invalidity of bisexuality through the decades.
    The Weird and Troubling History of Bisexuality Studies (Nerve)
  • You may remember Facebook’s experiment with emotionally manipulating its users by manipulating their News Feeds. And OkCupid’s experiment with lying to users about their compatibility with each other…
    Facebook and OkCupid’s Experiments Were Illegal (The Laboratorium)

  • Chinese VOD service Qvod Technology Co. Ltd has been busted on suspicion of spreading porn in the country’s continuing war on online adult content. According to the Ministry of Public Security, five managers of the company are facing prosecution.
    Chinese VOD Service ‘Qvod’ Busted for Distributing Porn (XBIZ)
  • Larry Flynt said that his privately held company (Hustler) could go public within the next 12 to 18 months. He said the company is already working with “high powered” firms to study the possibility of an initial public offering.
    Will Larry Flynt take Hustler porn empire public? (Detroit Free Press)

  • Tuesday was something called Bisexual Visibility Day. Which got me thinking: Where exactly are all the bi guys? I know a fair few fellas who’ve confided in me about their same-sex experiences, but only a handful of guys who straight-up identify as bi.
    Where Are All the Bi Men, and Why Are They Hiding? (VICE)

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  • ASK FIRST stickers and temporary tattoos are here to remind everyone to ACT RIGHT and ASK FIRST before engaging in any sexy or kinky business. Their debut at Folsom Street Fair last weekend was a huge success.
    ASK FIRST. It’s really that simple. (Ask First Campaign)
  • This summer’s news that Coolio had signed a deal with Pornhub may have come prematurely, so to speak — but rumors that the pornography site is getting into the music industry with a shiny new record label are, in fact, true. This week marks the launch of Pornhub Records, along with a contest to find an official “anthem” for Pornhub.
    Pornhub Launches Pornhub Records Label (Billboard)
  • A group of local bookstore owners, librarians, publishers and photographers has filed a federal lawsuit challenging Arizona’s new “revenge porn” law, saying it goes far beyond protecting people from vindictive former significant others. The plaintiffs, including the ACLU, say the law has a chilling effect on First Amendment-protected speech and could land them in prison for merely displaying, publishing or selling some nude images.
    Changing Hands, others sue over Arizona ‘revenge porn’ law (AZ Central)

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  • Pattaya (Thailand) is tackling sex tourism and crime as the city attempts to clean up its image by conducting nightly arrests in the popular sex tourism district called the Walking Street. Transgender sex workers are being targeted by authorities.
    Pattaya police target sex tourism – in pictures (Guardian UK, thanks MoD!)
  • Originally convicted of rape and sentenced to two years, a 26-year-old man was acquitted by a Swedish appeals court earlier this month because he was not conscious at the time of the April incident. Backed by a doctor specializing in sleep disorders and his former partner, who told of a similar incident, Mikael Halvarsson persuaded the Sundsvall appeals court that he suffers from sexsomnia and had been asleep at the time of the incident, according to a translated court ruling.
    Rape conviction overturned because defendant suffered from sexsomnia (ABA Journal, thanks, Viviane!)

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Eye Candy: Hardcore Quickies

by Violet Blue on September 25, 2014

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Last night’s dinner at Kink’s Upper Floor wasn’t actually called ‘Eyes Wide Shut’ — it was the BondCon 2014 awards dinner — but it felt like an Eyes Wide Shut dinner, so I’m calling it that. The evening was amazing, and I had the very sexy privilege of sitting at a table with Midori, @banirapai, legendary Shibari instructor Takeshi Nagaike, Norio Sugiura, and Juliette March. I didn’t actually know if I’d see anyone I knew there, so being with my friend Midori was a relief, and meeting Juliette was a sexy fangirl moment, for sure. It was a great way to start Folsom Street Fair weekend, San Francisco’s national holiday for happy pervs.

I was surprised and excited that the evening’s main event was Takeshi doing Shibari on Juliette March during dessert — it was truly dessert!

I’m about to get dressed up and go to the BondCon Ball, I’ll try and tweet photos as I can from the event. Anything super NSFW will get posted here tomorrow. As you can tell, my camera died — please don’t fret about the drop in my usual quality! I’m only able to shoot from my phone right now; the one I need isn’t cheap (shameless link!) but I hope to be able to pick it up next month and get back to normal.

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Eye Candy: New Hardcore

by Violet Blue on September 19, 2014

For porn of a different stripe, read this kinky, explicit erotic short story by an author I love to work with, K.D. Grace: The Pet Shop.

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Sex News: Unwanted nurse sex, Iggy Azalea, bloodhounds, sperm donor death

18 September 2014
Thanks BULL Magazine/University of Sydney for the mention. :) @AndreShakti @tinahornsass— Crash Pad Series (@CrashPadSeries) September 17, 2014 Slate asks, "So I have a question: If it’s “somewhat pedophilic” when my adult husband consensually spanks me in a simulated “punishment,” what should we call it when parents do the […]
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Starting Thursday: A weekend of kinky sex-ed classes at The Armory for BondCon

16 September 2014
On September 18, opens its doors for BondCon -- a really one-of-a-kind open house with workshops, near-constant very adult Folsom-flavored tours of The Armory, parties and the Bondage Awards. The events and classes start this Thursday, and continue through the weekend. If you're in town, definitely check *something* out […]
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Sex News: Jihadism porn, Oculus Rift grope sim, Alaska: rape capital

14 September 2014
The new Oculus Rift program includes a pair of realistic feeling breasts supposed to interact with the virtual world of the headset. Upon squeezing the breasts – which are actually foam from a novelty mouse pad, the girl squeals with shock, covers her chest with her arms, and turns her […]
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Eye Candy: Quickie

11 September 2014
I was clicking through my porn feeds and this new video stopped me in my tracks. Holy chemistry Batfriends, this is hot. They are both hot. Phew. Mindy, Jason X - As We Lay
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Sex News: Male sex work, evangelical ‘penis homes’, porn for net neutrality, fake Fleshlight bust

10 September 2014
Jon Millward got to analyze data from the U.K.’s number one retailer of sex toys (Lovehoney), and did some incredible data visualization based on one million sex toy sales. Down the Rabbit Hole: An Analysis of One Million Sex Toy Sales (Jon Millward) Two of the world’s biggest porn sites have promised […]
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Photography by Shuji Kobayashi

5 September 2014
The photography of Tokyo-based Shuji Kobayashi is a lovely way to spend a moment of distraction as we hit the end of a very bizarre week. C-Heads has a short interview with him in Catching The Light, and he also maintains an erotic Blogspot blog, re-flection.
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Sex News: Fap Ninja, celeb nude scandal, Tumblr’s adult search settings

4 September 2014
Don't get hacked. Don't get outed. Fight harassment. Learn how in The Smart Girl's Guide to Privacy (also on iTunes). Don't care how low @SpiritAirlines fares get. Not ever flying with them again when they pull stuff like this: #p2— Marc Peters (@rippleofhope) September 3, 2014 "So: this week, some sexual […]
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[Video] The fourth installment of Trans by Dave Naz

3 September 2014
The fourth video in Dave Naz's incredible interview series Trans featuring transgender women has been published, and it's as great as the first three. To remind readers, this wonderful interview series is just a part of the much wider world of transgender experience. If you like this, check out Naz’s […]
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Eye Candy: Best of All-Natural Babes

30 August 2014
Silvie Luca and Dennis Reed - Give And Take/a> Sandy Sweet, her boyfriend Ryan D. - To Have And To Fuck Summer Carter, Tellula Rose, gentleman friend - Summer Carter Casts Tellula Rose Lilah and Joey - Post Picnic Snack (unshaven) Maggie Mayhem, Nikki Silver, Ava Solanasm, Felix Weatherwood - Lesbian Forest Voyeurs […]
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Sex News: Naked tasering, THC lube, Sexbot the book, metrosexuality redux

28 August 2014
CIA sexbots, you say? Patrick Quinlan (PQ), who recently released his new ebook Sexbot ($2.99), spoke to Future of Sex about his work and how close his tale is to becoming real. ‘Sexbot’ Author Patrick Quinlan on CIA Sexbots, Mind Downloads and Immortality (Future of Sex) Massive trigger warning for sexual abuse […]
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Sheri and watermelon Shibari in Wolf Magazine

25 August 2014
This set is really hot -- Sheri by Nicolas Guérin for Wolf Magazine -- but I'm so tickled by the watermelon in bondage that I just had to share it for the 'food porn' factor alone. Captive, naughty melon! It's so cute all tied up :D
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Sex worker fury, a CP frameup: NSFW sex news longreads

24 August 2014
"This is the last fucking straw. As sex workers, we have had enough. We are sick of the public (including much of the left) clinging to the vestiges of a puritanical past. Therefore, with all due defiance and anger, we welcome you to a nuanced position on sexuality and labor: […]
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Eye Candy: Start nice, finish kinky (bad hackers get pegged)

22 August 2014
Tiffany Doll, Samantha Bentley - Need a Firm Hand? Katie - Get Dirty Ivy and Tina - Squirting for Ivy Katy, Sally, Richard - "Everybody's Dream" Anita and Nick - Morning Romance In 1960s Paris she became known as the world’s most exclusive madam, whose client list was said to include John Kennedy, de Gaulle, […]
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Sex News: Dr. Who porn, male porn star myths, lesbians have more orgasms, criminal pornbots

22 August 2014
It's satire -- but what sweet, sweet satire it is to see male rappers sexualized like female rappers. Genderflip rules. Male Rappers Pose Provocatively In Support of Nicki Minaj (Tea Breakfast) This week's target of the largely anonymous hivemind is indie game developer Zoe Quinn, who recently released the interactive fiction novel […]
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