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This Week in Great Subliminal Phalluses from History

Thursday, November 20, 2014

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We just finished Sam Harris’s Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality Without Religion¬†for our book club last night. It was a spirited debate, which went a little something like this: - Harris is self-centered, arrogant and off-putting. - But you just don’t know him like we do. - He condones drug use. - And that’s [...]

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10 Quick Lessons from “Parenting Beyond Pink and Blue”

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

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I consider myself a hardcore feminist (I’ve even got the T-shirt), one who’s attuned to all the gender stereotypes bombarding us daily. I work hard to combat them whenever and wherever I can. But I don’t live in a vacuum, and I’ve found myself falling into traps I thought I could avoid: like talking tougher [...]

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Top 10 Tips for Erotic Spanking

Friday, October 3, 2014

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photo via Flickr Hand-to-bum contact, if you can pull it off without cracking up (heh, we said crack), is a great way to add some kinky flavor to your next sesh. It’s intimate, it’s saucy, and — when compared to, say, a whip or a flogger — it’s safe for newbies to try out. Also, [...]

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How “Fifty Shades” Has Changed Sex Over the Past 3 Years

Friday, August 8, 2014

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sponsored post As if the whole Internet going gaga over the first trailer for the movie adaptation of E.L. James’ erotic novel “Fifty Shades of Grey”¬†wasn’t evidence enough, our friends over at LELO have actually quantified just how influential the story of Ana, Christian and his woven tie have been on the world’s sexual habits. [...]

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New Virgin Mary-Inspired Poetry: The Madonna Comix

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

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Our friend Celia Bland, who works at The Bard Institute for Writing and Thinking, just down the road from us, recently published a book of poetry called Madonna Comix. It’s a large-format, fine art book that was a cross-country collaboration with the artist Dianne Kornberg; the poems feature the Virgin Mary in various modern-day incarnations: [...]

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New Beach Read: Social Death (With Naughty Bits!)

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

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When we asked our friend Tatiana Boncompagni whether her new novel, Social Death, had any “dirty-ish parts” to it (hey, two sex writers have to ask), she responded that there’s no “ish” about it. The novel is a mystery about the murder of a Manhattan socialite who dies with a scandalous secret — in other [...]

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New Erotica Book: Kresley Cole’s “The Professional”

Friday, May 9, 2014

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sponsored post From #1¬†New York Times¬†bestselling author Kresley Cole comes¬†The Professional,¬†the first installment in her “Game Maker” series, an erotica collection that features the¬†intense love stories, the family dynamics, the alpha heroes and adventurous women that Cole is known for, except apparently with even more naughtiness! Below is an excerpt from¬†The Professional; here’s the set [...]

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Last Chance to Get a Great $10 “Gag” Gift for Mom!

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

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Lelo‚Äôs Etherea Silk Cuffs Mother’s Day is THIS Sunday, so you only have a couple days left to get Mom the gift that’ll tide her over until the Fifty Shades movie comes out next year: our book,¬†150 SHADES OF PLAY: A Beginner’s Guide to Kink! Hear us out: Moms loved the Twilight series, but secretly [...]

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Losing It: True Tales of Lost Virginity

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

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In Kate Monro’s 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 tell their stories of how they lost their virginity, smartly bookending each with historical and cultural context. It’s a fascinating book that shows, to [...]

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Moms Are Kinky People Too!

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

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Lelo‚Äôs Etherea Silk Cuffs Mother’s Day is just around the corner! Sure, you could get her some nice flowers…again. Or you could get her something she’ll really enjoy: our new book, 150 SHADES OF PLAY: A Beginner’s Guide to Kink! Hear us out: Moms loved the Twilight series, but secretly wished there was more sex [...]

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