Five ways Bally’s is like The Shining

This isn’t a sex related post, so feel free to skip this one and rest happy knowing we’ll be back to our irregularly scheduled sex culture fascinations after this post. (You can always enjoy my new cyberpunk erotica collection in the interim.) While covering two information security conferences for work in Las Vegas last weekend,…

Sex News: Verizon dot porn, X-Art copyright trolls, Molly Crabapple vs. Lena Dunham, India unresolved

Check out my hot new book: Wetware: Cyberpunk Erotica ($3.89) On Thursday Death and Taxes reported the open letter that artist Molly Crabapple wrote to Lena Dunham about why she won’t work with her as long as she’s got her name on a letter to Amnesty International urging it to reverse its stance on sex…

Pre-order my new anthology, Wetware: Cyberpunk Erotica

Cyberpunk anti-heroes face global conspiracies, misused government R&D, thugs, drugs, true love, artificial intelligence, and vengeful sexbots in my newest collection, Wetware: Cyberpunk Erotica. Wetware is the cyberpunk erotic anthology I’ve been working on — and it’s done! — and you can now pre-order it on Amazon for Kindle ($3.89)! It’s out on Thursday, August…

Sex News: Boxers for boners, DirtySnapchat mods, trans porn controversies, celebs screwing (over) sex workers

Meet indie erotica’s perfect couple: Filthy Housewives and Bisexual Husbands. Everyone remembers “I Try,” Macy Gray‘s 1999 valentine to difficult love. With her crackling delivery, Auto-Tune-free vulnerability, and yearbook-ready soundbites —”My world crumbles when you are not here” had a place of prominence on our own senior pages—the song scratched at the sutures on all…

Sex News: Sex worker killer stopped, cybersex patent troll, Pornhub on My Little Pony

If you loved Secretary, our new collection will make you purr: Bent Over His Desk: Hot Office Kink ($4.49). Violence warning: An unnamed sex worker in Charleston, West Virginia, has become a hero in a particularly awful way. A serial killer who focused exclusively on sex workers contracted her for an incall; when he attempted…

Sex News: Instagram bans #curvy, MSNBC’s exploitative Sex Slaves In America, porn stars on monogamy

Check out the new Amazon review for Bent Over His Desk: Hot Office Kink ($4.49)! Instagram recently banned the single, evocative word “curvy” in hashtag form because it violated its policies. The issue with “curvy,” Instagram said, isn’t what it represents — often body-positive images of voluptuous figures in various states of dress and undress…