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The Best of Gabriel Garcia Marquez on Love and Sex

Friday, April 18, 2014

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photo via Wiki Commons Colombian novelist and¬†Nobel laureate¬†Gabriel Garc√≠a M√°rquez died yesterday at the very respectable — but still heartbreaking, to his fans everywhere — age of 87. He is irreplaceable as a writer. In addition to bringing magical realism to the masses, he practically invented a new language for talking about love and sex [...]

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The 10 Types of Sex Dreams

Thursday, April 17, 2014

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available on Amazon Freud, Schmroid. If you’re looking for a good book on the interpretation of dreams, check out the one by our very own Lauri Loewenberg, dream interpreter extraordinaire! Dream On It: Unlock Your Dreams, Change Your Life (published by St. Martin’s Press) features hundreds of real dream interpretations and a comprehensive dream symbol [...]

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Erotica: Spying on Your Neighbors Is Hotter Than Porn

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

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The two of us often struggle with erotica. On the one hand, we think it’s an awesome resource (and by resource, we do of course mean wank material) for women who are easily squicked by porn –by ¬†its cheesy dialogue, its fake boobs, and its even more fake orgasms. On the other hand, we are [...]

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Losing It: How We Popped Our Cherry Over the Last 80 Years

Friday, April 11, 2014

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Author Kate Monro has managed to make us jealous of¬†her¬†job: searching the world for first-time tales that don’t often get told. In her new book, “Losing It: How We Popped Our Cherry Over the Past 80 Years,” she picks up where Nancy Friday left off, letting a wide range of people — from a 90-year-old [...]

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Top 6 Worst Kind of Kisses

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

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photo via Flickr Violet Blue¬†is one of the most prolific sex writers we know — we’ve literally lost count of how many books she’s written — and yet she’s not the slightest bit annoying, so we can’t hate her for this. The latest in her grand oeuvre — we’re pretty sure she’s going to tip [...]

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A Love Poem for National Poetry Month

Thursday, April 3, 2014

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photo via Flickr APRIL IS National Poetry Month. So to have your new book of poems be named one of the Books of the Week by Publishers Weekly this week has got to feel doubly good. Thus, a big congrats to our friend¬†Mark Bibbins, whose new book is called “They Don’t Kill You Because They’re [...]

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Bi-Curious George: The Best of #RuinAChildrensBook

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

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This week’s most fun hashtag trending on Twitter was #RuinAChildrensBook. Given that we each have two small kids and we’ve been writing about sex for fifteen years — often between diaper changes and school runs — this hashtag was practically made for us. Here are our favorite ruined book titles that we posted to Twitter [...]

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The Best Way to Fix Love (According to the New Book “Love Sense”)

Friday, March 21, 2014

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photo via Flickr The new book¬†Love Sense¬†by clinical psychologist¬†Dr. Sue Johnson tries to take some of the mystery out of that big emotion. While that may not sound very romantic, Johnson is dedicated to the scientific exploration of love so that we may have better, more-fulfilling, more intimate long-term relationships — especially in a world [...]

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New Poetry: “No Girls in the Porn Store”

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

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Did you even know there were poets any more? Well, there are. We know one, and he is awesome. He is Mark Bibbins. And he will make you believe in poets again. He will convince you that they are sexy and dreamy and powerful and relevant. His knew book, just out, is called “They Don’t [...]

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The New Science of Love (from the Book “Love Sense”)

Friday, March 14, 2014

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photo via Flickr The new book¬†Love Sense¬†by clinical psychologist¬†Dr. Sue Johnson tries to take some of the mystery out of that big emotion. While that may not sound very romantic, Johnson is dedicated to the scientific exploration of love so that we may have better, more-fulfilling, more intimate long-term relationships — especially in a world [...]

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