Gore warning on the above trailer for Kiss of the Damned.
- JWZ provides a concise summary of The New Yorker’s *temporary* Facebook ban for showing illustrated nipples in a cartoon. I’m sorry, but – unlike the rest of us (April Flores, Ducky Doolittle, etc.) The New Yorker’s account was quickly reinstated so it will soon forget what it’s like for the rest of us internet denizens to face senseless, indefinite, art-smothering banhammers over an artful dot. :P
- Here’s one for the fans of the European horror films of the 1960′s/70′s (ME!) – Magnet Releasing has acquired the worldwide rights to Xan Cassavetes’ erotic vampire film Kiss of the Damned.
Magnet Releasing gets Erotic Vampire Film Kiss of the Damned (Chicago Tribune)
- File under relevant to my interests: Noomi Rapace and Rachel McAdams in a sex obsession flick, coming soon. This review of Brian DePalma’s Passion is actually trying so hard to be *something writerly* that it’s pretty much incomprehensible, but… Decide for yourself.
Toronto International Film Festival 2012: Passion The House Next Door (Slant Magazine)
- Oh no. Poor Joe Francis. Le weep. (Le lol.)
Girls Gone Wild Founder Joe Francis Loses in $20M Slander Case (XBIZ)
- After a campaign by BiNet USA and bisexuals worldwide, Google has removed “bisexual” from its list of banned words. (Previously.) Unfortunately, my name is still banned (and I don’t like to think about how much this has probably hurt my career and work prospects).
BiNet USA Wins Over Google in Search Term Dispute (Bialogue: Bi/Pan+Queer Politics)
- Tickets just went on sale: On Thursday September 27, the legendary Kinsey Institute is hosting a dinner and panel discussion with people from The Kinsey Institute, Foundation for Sex Positive Culture, Pride Foundation, and Tor Project.
The Kinsey Institute – Sexuality 2012 (Kinsey Institute)
- From the person who sent this to me: “Dong Draper is astounding, no? My god, those balls. They’re like brass door-knockers from Anderson Cooper’s Downton Abbey Funhouse.”
Open Post: Hosted By Jon Hamm And Yes, He’s Happy To See You (Dlisted)
- Oh yeah, Fox News. Do what you do best.
Can sex between brothers and sisters ever be normal? (Fox News)
- This is long overdue, gets a slow. clap. and it just generally fucking rocks: Big Porn finally speaks to Morality In Media over the ‘porn pandemic’ MiM has been ramming into Washington DC. Vivid essentially says, where’s the data?
Vivid’s Steven Hirsch Blast Morality in Media President Patrick Trueman (Vivid News)
- Sports stuff: Redditor americanslang59 lost a bet and consequently had to write erotica that features Green Bay Packers’ Aaron Rodgers and SF 49ers’ Alex Smith practicing San Francisco Values in a parking lot.
Read Erotic Fan Fiction Featuring Alex Smith And Aaron Rodgers (SportsGrid)
- This item isn’t for most readers, but it’s interesting if you remember when RK was… well, king of content. And that Manwin owns Brazzers, YouPorn, PLayboy.com, and loads of others – and (fun fact) that Manwin is suing ICANN over .XXX.
Manwin Acquires Reality Kings (XBIZ)
- So valuable – Dr. Charlie Glickman writes, “I’m writing this specifically for the men who want to flirt with women, whether the hope is for a one-night stand, a relationship, a conversation, a date, or simply to pass the time. What happens when the intention is to harass, stalk, annoy, or get any other reaction from women is a different thing. But right there, that is the root of the problem. A lot of the time, it’s difficult, if not impossible, to tell the difference. That sucks for the guys who genuinely want to connect with someone. (…)”
Something I Want Men To Know Before Flirting With Women (Charlie Glickman)
- File under walk a mile, doc. According to new research, “A majority of sexual assault victims experience severe pain in the early aftermath of the crime but less than a third of these victims receive pain medications.”
Severe pain in sexual assault survivors often not treated (Science Daily)
- Last week, following an official consultation on parental internet controls, an anti-porn petition spearheaded by Conservative MP Claire Perry and popularised by the Daily Mail was marched up Downing Street and thrust into the waiting hands of David Cameron.
The Daily Mail’s fight to get online porn blocked is a bit rich coming from the people behind Mail Online (The Independent)
- Boston Spirit magazine has dug a bit deeper into Mitt Romney’s interactions with LGBT people, particularly during his time as governor. It might make you barf.
Romney To LGBT People: ‘I Didn’t Know You Had Families’ (ThinkProgress)