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The Valentine’s Day Issue

February 14, 2014

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The Best Valentine’s Day Present Ever!
The top 10 reasons why our new book 150 Shades of Play
makes the best Valentine’s Day present ever!

 


10 Easy Ways to Be More Romantic
Romance is contagious. So the best way to get your partner to
be more romantic is to be more romantic with them first.

 


How to Write a Love List
It’s kinda like Elizabeth Barrett Browning’s Sonnet #43:
How do you love your partner? Count the ways!

 


Wise Guys: Does Valentine’s Day Have Any Appeal to Men?
Three of our guys give you the cold, hard truth.

 


What Do Men Really Think About Valentine’s Day?
These three Wise Guys have a kinder, gentler answer.

 


Valentine’s Day Cards That Don’t Suck
Someecards: “Sorry the only ring you’re wearing this
Valentine’s Day is a contraceptive in your vagina”

 


What’s the Best Gift for a Man?
Three of our Wise Guys give you some good ideas.

 


What’s a Good Valentine’s Day Present for a Guy? Part 2
Some more suggestions from other Wise Guys.

 


The Science/Poetry of Kissing
Are we the only species that kisses?

 


How to Treat Her on Valentine’s Day
Some good advice from an Em & Lo reader.

 


Your Call: What Should He Do for Valentine’s Day?
If you’re in a new relationship, our readers might inspire you.

 


Poll: What Do You Think of Valentine’s Day?
Tell us how you really feel.

 


How Can You Get Him to Be More Romantic?
Our Wise Guys enlighten.

 


Top 10 Classic Rom Coms
We defy you not to watch and enjoy these movies with
your honey-bunny when they come on TNT on Sundays.

 


Top 10 Alternative Rom Coms
A.k.a. Chick flicks guys dig.

 


Top 10 Overlooked Rom Coms
Lesser known romantic comedies that never became classics, cult
or otherwise, but that nevertheless deserve our attention and affection.

 


Top 10 Old School Rom Coms
These are the ones you feel like you should get around
to Netflixing at some point, but often don’t.

 


Top 10 Overrated Rom Coms
The movies on this list all break the cardinal rule of
rom coms: the protagonists must actually be likable.

 


The Worst Rom Coms Ever
Must Love Dogs? Must Hate Dumb Movies.

 


The 7 Worst Rom Com Actors of All Time
Put down the rom com script and back away!

 


The Best Naughty Valentine’s Gift Sets
Get just the right kit for your kind of cutie.

 


150 Shades of Play
The only Valentine’s Day present you’ll ever need to give.



The New Year’s Issue

December 19, 2013

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A Refresher Course for Your New Year’s Kiss
Brush up on your midnight pucker up.

 


20 Naughty New Year’s Resolutions
Screw the gym membership.


What’s a Man’s Ideal New Year’s Eve?
Good wine. Good food. Good friends. And maybe a disco beat?

 


One More Time: What’s a Man’s Ideal New Year’s Eve?
Three more of our Wise Guys lay it out for you.

 

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Your Sex-Related New Year’s Resolutions
More great ideas for the brand new year.

 


Is Your New Year’s Resolution to Be Single? Hello, D-Day!
January is the season for divorce, but don’t blame it on office holiday party nookie.

 


Top 10 Kinky New Year’s Resolutions
Which includes buying our book 150 SHADES OF PLAY, of course! (Now on sale for less than ten bucks so as not to conflict with your any budget-conscious resolutions!)

2013 According to Miley Cyrus and Jennifer Lawrence

It’s a year-end quote-off between 2013′s mouthiest twenty-somethings!



The Naughty and Nice Issue

December 18, 2013

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‘Tis the season to be sexy. So brush up on your sex etiquette for the holidays with our best festive advice below. This of course includes buying everyone you know our book 150 SHADES OF PLAY, now at a special holiday price of under ten bucks for the first time ever, so you can give everyone a Merry Kinkmas!

What’s the Worst Holiday Present You Ever Received from a Partner?
Can you top reader H? They received an autographed photograph of Garth Brooks… and they’re not even a fan!


Rules for Surviving Your In-Laws This Holiday Season
Take long walks with your partner, let it go if you don’t get to share a bedroom, and much more!


How to Navigate the Crappy Holidays Alone
On counting your blessings and not impulse-shopping for a partner.


What’s a Good Holiday Present for a Man?
Bourbon, blowjobs, and gadgets, oh my! And check out how some of our other Wise Guys answered the question here and then here.


Your Call: Should She Dump Him Before or After Xmas?
Is it heartless to dump someone days before Christmas — or is prolonging the inevitable patronizing and worse?


What Is the Etiquette of Saucy Holiday Gifting?
At what point in a relationship is it acceptable to give a sex-related gift?


Wise Guys: Is a Striptease a Good Last-Minute Gift?
Should you unwrap yourself for your man this holiday season? (If you intend to, here’s how.)


Can I Give a Sex Toy as a Present?
Yes, but… it can’t be just any sex toy.


Wise Guys: Is a Saucy Love Ring a Good Gift for a Dude?
It is a kind of gadget, after all…


LELO’s Pleasure Sets: For Someone Who’s Been Naughty AND Nice
If you’ve met each other’s parents, then we think you’re ready to up the naughty factor a little…


Oops! I Slept with a Co-Worker at the Office Holiday Party!
Because not every kiss under the office mistletoe ends with a Jim-and-Pam-style happy ending.


How Not to Regret Your Holiday Office Party in 4 Easy Steps
Navigating the open bar, the micro-mini dress, and that dreaded Xerox machine.

The 12 Days of Kinkmas

Everybody sing: 3 fetish masks, 2 latex gloves, and a house slave in a gimp suit!

Em & Lo’s Sexy Holiday Gift Guide: $10 Edition

Extremely affordable gifts for every adult on your holiday list (not just sex toys!).

Em & Lo’s Sexy Holiday Gift Guide: $20 Edition

Not just sex toys! Meaning, you’ll find very affordable ideas for every adult on your list.

Em & Lo’s Sexy Holiday Gift Guide: $50 Edition

Give a little more thoughtfully to the adults on your holiday gift list.

Em & Lo’s Sexy Holiday Gift Guide: $100 Edition

And by “sexy” we mean, sure to please every adult on your gift list.

Em & Lo’s Sexy Holiday Gift Guide: Big Spender Edition

Money can’t buy you love, but it can buy you a pretty ‘effing awesome gift.


150 Shades of Play Is On Sale!!!
Have yourself a merry little kinkmas with this book… the perfect gift for your best friend/partner/sister-in-law/White Elephant party. Now on sale for less than ten bucks!



The Thanksgiving Issue: Love in the Time of Turkey

November 28, 2013

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Wise Guys: How to Win Over His Mother at Thanksgiving
Don’t miss Joel Derner’s fail-safe technique for winning over mothers at the holidays!


Wise Guys – When Can I Invite Him for Thanksgiving?
Sage advice from three men who like turkey.


10 Ways to Win Over Your Partner’s Parents This Thanksgiving
“Engage in no more PDA than your partner’s parents do” — and other invaluable advice for the holidays.


Your Call: Why Didn’t He Invite Me to Thanksgiving?
It’s obviously too late to help this reader in particular, but the debate in the comments about when to invite a partner for Thanksgiving is evergreen.


No Sex? Deal-Breaker. No Turkey Together? That’s Okay.
Turns out, in the eyes of NY State law, that he’s only truly not that into you when the sex stops.


Turkey Cooking Tips for Better Sex
Cooking turkey and having sex have more in common than you think!

 



The Halloween Issue

October 20, 2013

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How to Have Sex with a Vampire
A top 10 for all you Twilight fans.


Are Halloween Couples’ Costumes Cute or Cloying?
What do you think? Let us know!


Halloween Haiku Contest Winners
please, babe? just the tip? / he thrusts, and…did it break off? /
no more zombie sex


Wise Guys: How Can I Get Him to Dress Up for Halloween?
You’re into the fantasy and fun, he’s a fuddy-duddy.


Halloween Is for Roleplaying
It’s the perfect excuse to become someone else for the night…


Should He Use Halloween to Introduce Her to His Kinky Side?
Your call.


Poll: What Do You Think About Sexy Halloween Costumes?
Tacky or liberating?


How to Really Enjoy National Chocolate Day.
Here are some naughty ways to spend October 28th.


How Not to Kiss Like a Zombie
A step-by-step guide.


Wise Guys: What’s the Best Costume
You’ve Ever Seen a Woman Wear?

Only one out of three votes for the “sexy” route!


My Fiance Bit Me Like a Vampire in My Sleep
And I liked it.


Top 10 Couple’s Costumes for 2013
Heavy on the “Breaking Bad.”


Top 10 “Sexy” Halloween Costume Ideas for Men
Why should women get to have all the “fun”?


Top 15 Worst “Sexy: Halloween Costumes
Sexy Bacon vs. Sexy Elmo: Who wins?



The Threeway Issue

April 18, 2013

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Confession: 8 Rules for the Third Wheel in a Threeway
And you thought the couple had it hard!

 


Top 10 Tangled Love Triangles in Film
The tangled love triangle is such a cinematic trope that we could probably put together a list for every year. Here, we just pick the best ever.

 


Poll: Have You Ever Had a Threesome?
The results may surprise you.

 


Dream Interpretation: I Keep Dreaming About a Threeway
Why these dreams seem to be bumming her out, we have no idea.

 


Wise Guys: What’s the Big Deal with Threeways?
Is the FFM threeway really the holy grail for straight guys? If so, why? And if it’s not, why do so many people assume it is?

 


Dear Em & Lo: My BF Wants to Watch Me Have Sex with Another Man
We advise one couple on dipping their toes into the open relationship pool.

 


Your Call: Can a Marriage Survive a Consensual Third Party?
If he’s not satisfying her, should they bring in a pinch hitter?

 


Poll: What Do You Think About a Girl with Two Guys?
Automatically a little bit gay? Vote and see the results so far.

 


Wise Guys: How Can I Have a MMF Threeway?
There is hope, however slim!

 


Do It Tonight! Have a Pretend Threeway
Oftentimes, the fantasy is much better than the reality.

 
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The New Year’s Issue

December 21, 2012

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A Refresher Course for Your New Year’s Kiss
Brush up on your midnight pucker up.



20 Naughty New Year’s Resolutions
Screw the gym membership.


What’s a Man’s Ideal New Year’s Eve?
Good wine. Good food. Good friends. And maybe a disco beat?



One More Time: What’s a Man’s Ideal New Year’s Eve?
Three more of our Wise Guys lay it out for you.


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Your Sex-Related New Year’s Resolutions
More great ideas for the brand new year.



Is Your New Year’s Resolution to Be Single? Hello, D-Day!
January is the season for divorce, but don’t blame it on office holiday party nookie.



Top 10 Kinky New Year’s Resolutions
Which includes buying our new book 150 SHADES OF PLAY, of course!



The Naughty and Nice Issue

December 20, 2012

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‘Tis the season to be sexy. So brush up on your sex etiquette for the holidays with our best festive advice below. This of course includes buying everyone you know our new book 150 SHADES OF PLAY, so you can give everyone a Merry Kinkmas!

What’s the Worst Holiday Present You Ever Received from a Partner?
Can you top reader H? They received an autographed photograph of Garth Brooks… and they’re not even a fan!


Rules for Surviving Your In-Laws This Holiday Season
Take long walks with your partner, let it go if you don’t get to share a bedroom, and much more!


How to Navigate the Crappy Holidays Alone
On counting your blessings and not impulse-shopping for a partner.


What’s a Good Holiday Present for a Man?
Bourbon, blowjobs, and gadgets, oh my! And check out how some of our other Wise Guys answered the question here and then here.


Your Call: Should She Dump Him Before or After Xmas?
Is it heartless to dump someone days before Christmas — or is prolonging the inevitable patronizing and worse?


What Is the Etiquette of Saucy Holiday Gifting?
At what point in a relationship is it acceptable to give a sex-related gift?


Wise Guys: Is a Striptease a Good Last-Minute Gift?
Should you unwrap yourself for your man this holiday season? (If you intend to, here’s how.)


Can I Give a Sex Toy as a Present?
Yes, but… it can’t be just any sex toy.


Wise Guys: Is a Saucy Love Ring a Good Gift for a Dude?
It is a kind of gadget, after all…


LELO’s Pleasure Sets: For Someon Who’s Been Naughty AND Nice
If you’ve met each other’s parents, then we think you’re ready to up the naughty factor a little…


Oops! I Slept with a Co-Worker at the Office Holiday Party!
Because not every kiss under the office mistletoe ends with a Jim-and-Pam-style happy ending.


How Not to Regret Your Holiday Office Party in 4 Easy Steps
Navigating the open bar, the micro-mini dress, and that dreaded Xerox machine.


150 Shades of Play Is Here!!!
Have yourself a merry little kinkmas with this book… the perfect gift for your best friend/partner/sister-in-law/White Elephant party.



The Thanksgiving Issue: Love in the Time of Turkey

November 14, 2012

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Wise Guys: How to Win Over His Mother at Thanksgiving
Don’t miss Joel Derner’s fail-safe technique for winning over mothers at the holidays!

Wise Guys – When Can I Invite Him for Thanksgiving?
Sage advice from three men who like turkey.

10 Ways to Win Over Your Partner’s Parents This Thanksgiving
“Engage in no more PDA than your partner’s parents do” — and other invaluable advice for the holidays.

Your Call: Why Didn’t He Invite Me to Thanksgiving?
It’s obviously too late to help this reader in particular, but the debate in the comments about when to invite a partner for Thanksgiving is evergreen.

No sex? Deal-breaker. No turkey together? That’s okay, says New York court.
Turns out, in the eyes of the law, that he’s only truly not that into you when the sex stops.



The Halloween Issue

October 25, 2012

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How to Have Sex with a Vampire
A top 10 for all you Twilight fans.


Are Halloween Couples’ Costumes Cute or Cloying?
What do you think? Let us know!


Halloween Haiku Contest Winners
please, babe? just the tip? / he thrusts, and…did it break off? /
no more zombie sex


Wise Guys: How Can I Get Him to Dress Up for Halloween?
You’re into the fantasy and fun, he’s a fuddy-duddy.


Halloween Is for Roleplaying
It’s the perfect excuse to become someone else for the night…


Should He Use Halloween to Introduce Her to His Kinky Side?
Your call.


Poll: What Do You Think About Sexy Halloween Costumes?
Tacky or liberating?


How to Really Enjoy National Chocolate Day.
Here are some naughty ways to spend October 28th.


How Not to Kiss Like a Zombie
A step-by-step guide.


Wise Guys: What’s the Best Costume
You’ve Ever Seen a Woman Wear?

Only one out of three votes for the “sexy” route!


My Fiance Bit Me Like a Vampire in My Sleep
And I liked it.


Top 10 Couple’s Costumes for 2013
Heavy on the “Breaking Bad.”