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Retro Sex Advice of the Week

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

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Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex (But Were Afraid to Ask) by David R. Reuben, M.D., is the most popular book on human sexuality of all time — but until now, we’d only ever read the thirtieth anniversary edition, which was released in 1999. And then yesterday, a friend presented us with a dusty old [...]

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Top 5 Works of Dirty Literature You Can Read in Public

Thursday, July 11, 2013

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We’d never be caught dead reading Fifty Shades of Grey – let alone well-written erotica — in public. There’s just something unseemly about it, like PDA with too much tongue. But there are plenty of books that can satisfy your craving for smut while making you appear erudite to your neighbors on the beach or the subway. Tropic of [...]

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People Really Do Win on EMandLO.com!

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

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We recently got a nice thank you note from the winner of our  GÄSM contest: Today I got the gift in the post (at last), it actually was delayed in customs here but it arrived, cannot believe it, so so happy and cannot wait to try out. Amazing guys, thank you very much, never won anything [...]

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Kinky Poem of the Week: The World’s Guide to Beginning

Monday, July 8, 2013

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You may recall that a month or so back, we were in New York City to receive an IPPY Award for our latest book, 150 Shades of Play: A Beginner’s Guide to Kink. While there, we met  Marty McConnell, silver medalist in the poetry category for her collection Wine for a Shotgun. When the poetry winners were each [...]

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Tell Us Your July 4th Love Story & You Could Win Our Latest Book!

Monday, July 1, 2013

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In honor of this hot summer week that celebrates our freedom, we wanted you to tell us a hot summer story that celebrates your sexual freedom. Submit your story in 500 words or less about some summer sexcapade via our contact form (choose “Contest entry” from the drop down window) by the end of Sunday, [...]

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Awesome New Book: “What Makes A Baby”

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

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One of our favorite sex educators, Cory Silverberg, just came out with a new children’s book called “WHAT MAKES A BABY: A Book for Every Kind of Family and Every Kind of Kid.” It’s brightly illustrated, awesomely inclusive, and very, very sweet. Plus, it makes the perfect gift for families with little ones (or little [...]

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People “Lean In” to Facebook’s Policies on Gender-Based Hate Speech

Friday, May 31, 2013

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This is an update of last week’s post (see below): Our book group just read “Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead” by Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg. According to its Amazon descrip, she (and let’s be honest, her writing and research team) examine “why women’s progress in achieving leadership roles has stalled, explains the [...]

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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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“Lean In” Is Great! Facebook, Not So Much.

Friday, May 24, 2013

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Our book group just read “Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead” by Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg. According to its Amazon descrip, she (and let’s be honest, her writing and research team) examine “why women’s progress in achieving leadership roles has stalled, explains the root causes, and offers compelling, commonsense solutions that can empower [...]

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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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