Month: September 2009

Araki ad banned: The few dictating morality for the masses, redux

Above are two advertisements for Italian tile (and design) company Bisazza, photos of a Geisha in Shibari shot by world-famous Japanese avant-garde photographer Nobuyoshi Araki. The ads ran in magazines such as Elle Interiors, Wallpaper and World of Interiors — until six, yes six people complained to The Advertising Standards Authority, who reacted with a…

Call for strap-on models

My friend just started Cocksexual, and she’s looking for (paid) models. Her call sez, Cocksexual.com is my newest project, slated for opening in February of 2010. I’m looking for hot people of all genders and orientations who enjoy strapon sex and/or posing in their strapons. I’m not currently playing match-maker for partnered sets, so if…

Of “Surrogates” and sci-fi sex workers

Image by Modern Citizen. One of my favorite webzines, H+, has two fantastic articles surrounding the upcoming cheesy-looking (but still I’m going to see it) film “Surrogates” and dances with our ongoing fascinations with sci-fi sex workers. “Surrogates” (formerly a graphic novel by Robert Venditti) has been made into a Hollywood film scheduled for release…