Month: August 2010

Tuesday Nibbles: Star Wars Speed Dating, STD Clinic Badges, Virtual Girlfriend Honeymoons

* Star Wars speed dating. Yes, it’s real. In case you *needed* an excuse to douse yourself in Slave Leia Perfume or Eau de Lando cologne. (abcnews.go.com, techyum.com) * The comments are mean on Discovery’s article about a Japanese vacation resort offering a destination for men with virtual girlfriends, but the article itself is really…

The Bubble Baba Challenge: Russian Blow-Up Doll Whitewater Rafting Race

Looking over last weekend’s photos from this year’s Bubble Baba Challenge, the world’s only annual blow-up doll whitewater rafting race (in Russia), I really want to go, and enter the competition! It looks like so much fun. My pal Kumi sent me this post-race article in the St. Petersburg Times Inflatable Sex Toy Challenge Attracts…

How to Be A Good Sexual Citizen of the World [Midori]

This stellar article from my dear friend Midori is right in line with the aesthetic I see increasingly expressed by the hundreds of thousands of people who visit this blog regularly. It’s what I call a “Whole Foods attitude” we’re all cultivating about porn, sex toys, and figuring out good ways we can live our…

Real Masturbation Nightmares

These are hilarious and horrifying, and some may even feel strangely familiar. Jezebel asked readers what their worst masturbation nightmare stories were, and people responded with true tales that are impossible to stop reading once you’ve started. Most of The 10 Worst Masturbation Stories We’ve Ever Heard are from women: woe is the Ken doll.…

In Woman’s Day Magazine: How To Get A Raise At Work? Clean Your Vagina

Yes, you read that title correctly, and no it’s not The Onion spoofing anyone: via the Meeting Boy Tumblr, I found Want a raise? Wash your vagina (dailykos.com). In a post today, Daily Kos’s dhonig points out that one of the nation’s top-read conservative women’s magazines Woman’s Day is running a large ad from Summer’s…

The InDecent Bed – Perhaps If You’re British?

No one enjoys seeing Brits being scandalized and spilling their tea to shriek “but that would be indecent!” more than me. But with this one, I’m actually having to squint to see what’s indecent. Today the British InDecent Bed launched to the tune of £50,000; perhaps it’s truly indecent to our refined UK friends —…