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How to Defeat Zombies Using Sex Toys

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

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This Halloween, UK sex toy retailer Love Honey has a video series entitled¬†“How to Defeat Zombies Using Sex Toys.” The production value is almost as good as anything on¬†“The Walking Dead” (the difference being that you actually care about the characters in the sex toy videos — ha!). It’s a silly gimmick — one we [...]

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The Virginity Project – a Blog, a Book, a Play

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

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We first heard from Kate Monro a few years ago from across the pond when her¬†Virginity Project was just a fledgeling little baby blog. Today,¬†that blog, which collects and publishes first time tales of all sorts from all over the world, is¬†shortlisted for the final of the¬†UK Cosmoplitan Blog Awards 2011; she’s got a book [...]

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The Coolest Presentation of Sex Survey Results Ever

Friday, September 16, 2011

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Lists of survey percentages can feel so blah on the page — even when they’re about sex. Not so anymore! Introducing The Sexualizer 1000 — an interactive visualization of the 20-question sex survey results of 1000 Brits. (And the fact that it’s about UK citizens only makes it slightly less interesting). The Sexualizer, an offshoot [...]

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Whatever You Do, Don’t Say Bin Laden Was Hot

Monday, May 2, 2011

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photo via Flickr It’s difficult (not to mention crass) to try to tie lust and Osama bin Laden together, but in honor of last night’s historic news we’re gonna do it. A few years ago NPR’s “This American Life” started off an episode about speaking one’s mind in a tough room with a painful yet [...]

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Comment of the Week: Relativism Schmelativism

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

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photo via Flickr In the comments section of last week’s discussion of female genital cutting in Africa: Anthropology 101: Cant judge this tradition from our western eyes, cultural relativism people! Johnny: Relativism, schmelativism. Cutting off girls’ clits is wrong and the men who do it should likewise have the tips of their dicks cut off [...]

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A Commemorative Royal Wedding “Ring”

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

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You’ve probably heard of the royal wedding commemorative refrigerator, the one with the huge honkin’ picture of William and Kate in an embrace emblazoned on the doors. Not exactly discreet. Well, now there’s something a little more subtle, with more humor, if not more class: The Commemorative Royal Wedding Ring (as in love ring, i.e. [...]

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Wave of (Female Genital) Mutilation

Tuesday, April 5, 2011

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ActivistResource.org apprised us of a 2009 documentary being screened in our neck of the woods (Hudson Valley) tonight called Mrs. Goundo’s Daughter, so we checked out the trailer. It’s the story of one woman’s quest to save her young daughter from the horrors of the African tradition of female genital cutting. In her native Mali, [...]

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Worldwide Penis and Bra sizes, in Map Form

Monday, April 4, 2011

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Above is a map of average penis sizes by country. Below is the map for cup sizes. We’re not going to dignify this post with more writing.

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Weird European Music Videos, Tres Sexee?

Friday, January 14, 2011

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Our L.A. writer friend Charlie Amter recently launched a labor-of-love blog called EUROPOPPED, what he describes as “a little epic sideblog” to “turn on more people to the crazy Euro music vids” he finds every day. And they ARE crazy. Or just foreign. Or maybe something is just getting lost in translation. Whatever the reason, [...]

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Valerie Jarrett on Gender Parity

Tuesday, January 4, 2011

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photo by burningkarma Rahim Kanani, a Research Associate for the Justice and Human Rights domain of practice at the Hauser Center for Nonprofit Organizations at Harvard University, recently conducted an in-depth interview in the West Wing with Valerie Jarrett, Senior Advisor to President Obama and Chair of the White House Council on Women and Girls. [...]

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