Month: July 2010

Trojan’s “For No One’s Pleasure” Condoms

The Onion, making us cringe and laugh at the same time, as usual. Trojan Introduces ‘No One’s Pleasure’ Condoms For Bitter, Resentful Couples: (…) According to a Trojan press release, No One’s Pleasure condoms feature a quarter-inch-thick layer of non-lubricated latex with a unique abrasive texture that creates a variety of stinging sensations “for both…

Wednesday Nibbles: Porn For Women, Apple’s Erotica-Phobia, Dating Scams

* In this week’s Savage Love column, Dan replies to a reader who asks why women don’t consume porn the same way that men do. In “Cockcakes” Dan combines porn for women, quotes from me, the Our Porn, Ourselves movement, and cupcakes. Extra bonus: Dan calls me “Violet Blue, author, blogger, activist, and tireless foe…

Photos by Nathalie Daoust

I think Nathalie Daoust’s website is one of the strangest erotic photo sites I’ve experienced yet; it’s the closest I’ve come online to an artsy in-gallery experience. It’s difficult to explain what to expect, save for Flash and lots of stunning photographs, both erotic and non-erotic nudes, and several intense fetish portraits of women. Her…

Open Question: Are European Male Porn Performers Hotter?

This has been on my mind for years. Coming across this gallery from French site Explicite Arte just kind of triggered the ongoing debate in my brain about Euro male porn performers versus domestic American ones. The men in the Euro sets seldom disappoint. As I’ve toiled in the porn mines (I’m actually the canary)…

In January Dr. Petra Boyton posted a three-part series The A-Z of Sex In The Noughties, characterizing sex terms that emerged in the last ten years to shape sex culture as we move forward into the century. It’s even more relevant of a Sexasaurous today, especially on closer inspection of terms such as ‘addiction’ and…

The Making of RealDolls: “Honey Pie” Mini-Documentary With Doll Creator Matt McMullen

You must watch this. It’s 3:30 am and I have to post Honey Pie. This mini-documentary spends time with Matt McMullen, the original creator, sculptor and visionary of the legendary life-like (and globally-imitated) sex dolls, RealDoll. These silicone humanoids have changed personal sex culture and popular sex culture in ways we have yet to interpret,…