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Tag Archive | "BDSM"

How to Tell a Vanilla Partner About Your Kink

Friday, September 13, 2013

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We frequently hear from readers who are struggling with an imbalance of kink in their relationship — one partner is vanilla while the other is decidedly chocolate-swirl-fudge. So we asked¬†Richard Wagner, a.k.a. Dr. Dick (seriously), the author of the new book The Gospel of Kink: A Modern Guide To Asking For What You Want And [...]

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Top 10 Things the “Fifty Shades” Movie Could Do Better Than the Book

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

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Since the casting was finally announced this past Monday for the adaptation of the first Fifty Shades of Grey book — with Charlie Hunnam (Sons of Anarchy)¬†as Christian Grey and Dakota Johnson (The Social Network) as Anastasia Steele — the general consensus has been “They got it wrong!” We’re not sure any casting would have [...]

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How to Introduce Kink Into Your Relationship (Esp If You’re a Dude)

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

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Lelo’s Etherea Silk Cuffs Our friend, previous Nerve coworker, and fellow writer Grant Stoddard recently hit us up for some insight for his Men’s Health article “Does She Deserve a Spanking?”¬†This is how these things go: article writer asks you (the author of a book on the subject in question) a bunch of questions, you [...]

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Comment of the Week: A Different Kind of Ravishment Fantasy

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

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Awesome gender-swapped version of Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines” by Mod Carousel Reader Simple Girl said the following in response to our post, “Wise Guys: Do Men Have Rape Fantasies, Too?” I have fantasies about raping my boyfriend.. Just rip him apart while he‚Äôs tied to a bed or something. I just wanna see how he [...]

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“150 Shades of Play” at the IPPY Awards!

Thursday, May 30, 2013

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Last night, we attended the IPPY Awards¬†ceremony in NYC to receive our silver medals for all-around awesomeness in an¬†independently-published sex &¬†relationship¬†book.150 SHADES OF PLAY: A Beginner’s Guide to Kink¬†is now an award-winner! While sipping our complimentary cocktails (yay, open bar!), nibbling the mediocre passed apps (free food, eh), listening to all the award announcements (there [...]

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My BDSM Relationship Is Giving Me Nightmares

Thursday, May 23, 2013

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“Em & Lo’s Shades of Play Kit” at GoodVibes Other people‚Äôs dreams are never interesting‚Ķexcept when they‚Äôre about sex. Each week, our dream analyst¬†Lauri Loewenberg¬†tells one lucky reader what their dirty dream means. Got a dream you want Lauri to analyze?¬†Click here to submit it.¬†This week, a reader asks Lauri: I have, for lack of [...]

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The 5 Most Important Things to Know About Spanking (Before You Try It)

Thursday, May 16, 2013

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photo via Flickr A little spanking session in the bedroom is a quick, easy, and affordable way to spice things up (look ma, nothing but hands!). But as with anything involving painful pleasure, there are always important safety issues — both physical and emotional — that you should familiarize yourself with first, before you go [...]

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C Is for Cuffs

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

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Lelo’s Etherea Silk Cuffs (a black version is part of their Dare Me Pleasure Set) The following is from our very own naughty, award-winning dictionary,¬†150 SHADES OF PLAY: A Beginner’s Guide to Kink.¬†Bolded words signify individual entries that appear elsewhere in the A-to-Z section of the book. Anything with a tie icon¬†indicates an activity or [...]

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B Is for Blindfold

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

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LELO’s Intima Silk Blindfold The following is from our very own naughty dictionary,¬†150 SHADES OF PLAY: A Beginner’s Guide to Kink.¬†Bolded words signify individual entries that appear elsewhere in the A-to-Z section of the book. Anything with a tie icon¬†indicates an activity or prop mentioned in the¬†Fifty Shades¬†series (symbolic of the famous woven tie¬†Christian Grey¬†uses [...]

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Our “150 Shades of Play” Won an IPPY!!!

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

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Woohoo!!!! Our most recent book, “150 SHADES OF PLAY: A Beginner’s Guide to Kink” has won a 2013 IPPY Award! The Independent Publishers Book Awards is the world’s largest book awards contest and the longest-running unaffiliated independent publishing awards contest (since 1996). It’s designed to bring increased recognition to the deserving but often unsung titles [...]

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