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Tag Archive | "Condoms"

How to Have a One-Night Stand in 10 Easy Steps

Wednesday, September 16, 2009


Picture from our debut column in Metro Yesterday our first weekly column appeared in Metro, the 6th largest circulated newspaper in the U.S., with an audience of more than 1.2 million daily readers¬†in New York, Boston, and Philadelphia. If you’re outside these three cities or missed us on your morning commute, we’ll be reprinting our [...]

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(Relatively) New Product: Trojan Ecstasy Condoms

Friday, August 7, 2009


Since we were extolling the virtues of condoms the other day (in light of all the withdrawal hub-bub), we wanted to talk about a new brand on the market. While we often automatically dismiss Trojans as your basic, quintessential (i.e. unexciting) condom, they’ve actually been making real efforts to compete with some of the more [...]

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5 Reasons Why the Pull-Out Method (Withdrawal) Is Not as Good as Condoms

Thursday, August 6, 2009


Please, just say yes to condoms. There’s been a lot of media drooling over the latest research which suggests that withdrawal may be a legitimate form of birth control. This is great news for couples in long-term, monogamous, committed relationships who have complete trust in one another, who have made an educated decision to be [...]

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Wise Guys: Is Sex With a Condom Really All That Bad?

Tuesday, July 28, 2009


photo by trec_lit Advice from three of our guy friends. This week they answer the following: Okay, so how different is intercourse with a condom? What does it feel like? Do different kinds of condoms make a difference? Straight Married Guy (Fred): It’s different.¬† It’s not as good.¬† Think pancakes without the syrup.¬† Scratching an [...]

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Durex Sells Sex Well

Friday, July 24, 2009

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We love when sex isn’t just limited to hot 20-something models with eating disorders (via Gawker) When every product from cars to instant rice tries to use sex to sell itself, it’s refreshing to see a commercial actually using sex appropriately. A new one from Durex (above, and the first in the list after the [...]

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Confession: I’m Gonna Keep My (Hypothetical) Baby

Wednesday, July 1, 2009


photo by dizznbonn Our contributor Abby Spector, who is double-majoring in English and Feminine/Gender/Sexuality Studies at Wesleyan University, has a confession to make: “If you got pregnant, you’d have an abortion — right?‚ÄĚ Max asked during our customary post-coital cuddle a few months back. My mind began to spin. For the seventeen years I had [...]

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“TheyFit” Condoms — First Come, First Served

Monday, June 15, 2009


part of the measuring instructions for TheyFit condoms TheyFit Condoms were the first sized-to-fit condoms available a few years back. (Before ordering, you actually needed to use their Fit Kit‚ĄĘ to measure “the Johnson in question.”) It was a revolutionary idea, but then they mysteriously disappeared from the market. Now they’re back at Condomania for [...]

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Safer Sex Haiku Contest Winners!

Wednesday, May 13, 2009


Our two winners will receive this Tantalising [sic] Lip Butter and that’s not all! The Body Shop and MTV’s awesomely named Staying Alive Foundation recently launched an STD awareness campaign called “Yes to Safe Sex” (we would have called it “Yes to Safer Sex,” but we’re sticklers like that). Since we’re suckers for anything safety-related [...]

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Cruelty-Free, Lactose-Intolerant Condoms

Monday, May 4, 2009


Glyde Condoms Being a vegan is hard sometimes: going out to restaurants with friends makes you as high maintenance as Meg Ryan in When Harry Met Sally; stand-up comedy is usually not a career option; and finding a condom made without animal by-products like milk protein is damn near impossible. Thank goodness for Glyde Condoms, [...]

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Do It Tonight! Try a Polyurethane Condom

Friday, February 27, 2009


When you consider the long history of condoms (they’ve been around since people started putting tortoiseshells on their jammies), one of the more recent developments is polyurethane: the material of the future, a Walt Disney wet dream, plastic. The benefits of polyurethane are myriad: Much, much thinner, odor-free and tasteless, transparent and thus respectful of [...]

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