Holidays
Toys
Em & Lo’s Sexy Holiday Gift Guide: $20 Edition

  This is the second installment of our five-part series on sexy gift giving this holiday season. We started with the affordable gifts around 10 bucks and are now at the gifts priced between $15 and $30. Stay tuned for the $50, $100 and $150+ editions. They’re not all sex toys, so you’re sure to find something for every adult on your […]

Toys
Em & Lo’s Sexy Holiday Gift Guide: $10 Edition

This is the first installment of our five-part series on sexy gift giving. We start here with 12 affordable gifts ALL AROUND 10 BUCKS, then, over the next few posts, we’ll work our way up with gifts priced around $25, $50, $100 and $150+. They’re not all sex toys, so you’re sure to find something for every adult on your […]

Toys
10 Saucy Gifts for Stuffing Your Partner’s…Stocking

This holiday season, why not give your partner the kind of gift that will make you want to unwrap each other? Yes, we’re talking about premium sex toys. And no, we don’t think you should open these gifts in front of your mother-in-law. Here are ten gift-worthy ideas from LELO — some for him, some […]

How To
5 Ways to Get “Koselig” with a Loved One This Winter

We were recently introduced to the awesome Norwegian word koselig, which means a sense of coziness. According to a Fast Company article, koselig is “like the best parts of Christmas, without all the stress. People light candles, light fires, drink warm beverages, and sit under fuzzy blankets.” And according to recent research by a Stanford […]

Toys
LELO Makes Black Friday Deals Sexy

  Everyone’s got a Black Friday deal going, but whose can add spark to your sex life, improve your sexual health, and actually give you an orgasm, literally? LELO’s, that’s whose!   • 20% OFF All LELO Massagers With sex toys, you usually get what you pay for: the cheaper the toy, the more likely it’s a novelty […]

Pop Culture
Turkey Porn: Hot, Naked Birds

Aw, yeah. It’s that time of year again, when the dirty birds come out to play and anything’s possible: a full-body basting, a good stuffing up to the elbow, even succulent vegan experimenting! You know you want it. So dig in! #168642243 / gettyimages.com   #107239948 / gettyimages.com   #143038720 / gettyimages.com   #171295707 / […]

How To
10 Rules for Surviving Your In-Laws This Holiday Season

You may tie each other up every Monday and feel completely comfortable exploring each other’s less traveled orifices, or you may consider doggie style to be “experimental” — but when it comes to the holidays, we’re all just a bunch of overgrown kids hoping to survive extended time with the in-laws (or potential future in-laws). […]

Wise Guys
Wise Guys: How to Win Over His Mother at Thanksgiving

Advice from three of EMandLO.com’s guy friends. This week they answer the following: “When a guy brings his girlfriend home for Thanksgiving, how can she win over his mother?” To ask the guys your own question, click here. Straight Single Guy (Tom Miller): Step one: be spectacularly helpful. Nothing wins over moms like someone volunteering […]

Pop Culture
Feast: A Short Story About Love, Sex & Thanksgiving

When we worked at Nerve.com eons ago, when it was an honest to goodness literary magazine about sex, we had the pleasure of working with amazing authors, both titans and up-and-comers. One of our favorites was O. Henry Prize-winner Keith Banner. His latest collection of short stories, Next to Nothing, recounts “the troubled lives of ne’er do […]

Research
Your Thanksgiving Dinner Is One Big Aphrodisiac!

Note from Em & Lo: We’re not 100 percent sold on the scientific validity of everything in this article from our friends at YourTango, but we’re all for anything that helps justify stuffing your face on Thanksgiving!  That’s right: what happens at the Thanksgiving table has been proven to get the blood flowing, and we’re not […]

Your Call
His Parents Don’t Want Us Sleeping in the Same Bedroom (P.S. We’re Adults)

We get a lot of advice questions coming in at EMandLO.com, but sadly, we just can’t answer them all. Which is why, once a week, we turn to you to decide how best to advise a reader. Make your call on the letter below by leaving your advice in the comments section.  I’m goint to my boyfriend’s family’s house for […]

How To
Turkey Cooking Tips For Better Sex

However distasteful it may sound, there are a lot of similarities between cooking turkey and having sex: prepping naked skin, heating things up, getting stuffed, being done — and when you really think about it, they’re both kind of gross. So in honor of the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday, we’ve retrofitted the Food Network’s top 10 […]

How To
10 Sexy Things to Be Thankful for This Thanksgiving

Whether you’re married, dating, single and loving it, or desperately seeking some lovin’, here are ten sexy things you can give thanks for this Thanksgiving. Consider this your holiday gratitude journal — except we already wrote it for you… one more thing to be thankful for. You’re welcome! 1. The Sex Toy Revolution Once upon […]

News
Happy Veterans Day!

Petty Officer 2nd Class Marissa Gaeta of the USS Oak Hill (LSD-51) shares the traditional “first kiss” with her fiancée, Petty Officer 3rd Class Citlalic Snell (2011) We hope you’ll take a moment today to honor, in some small way, one or two or a few of the brave people who have served this country and […]

Confessions
How to Know When to Invite a New Partner to Thanksgiving

In response to Your Call: Why Didn’t He Invite Me to Thanksgiving?, Natalia encourages everyone to get into the holiday spirit:  I think that mostly of us are forgetting one very important detail: We are talking about a person who will spend the Thanksgiving day ALONE. Many commenters have said “Well, it would be weird to invite someone too soon,” or […]

How To
How to Have Sex with a Vampire

1. Get your blood work done beforehand and make sure you bring condoms: while the undead can’t give you any STDs, infections you might have (especially blood-borne infections) can make for an unpleasant experience for your vampire.* 2. Don’t eat any garlic for at least 72 hours beforehand. 3. Don’t give blood for at least […]