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Tag Archive | "Sports"

Getting By with a Little Help from a Sportsgasm

Friday, April 9, 2010


photo by Todd Huffman When Craig Venezia, the man behind the Faking a Sportsgasm blog, wrote to us suggesting that our sites had a lot in common, we were wary. On the one hand, we love that he makes fun of macho dudes who slobber and moan over balls and hard pucks. But on the [...]

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Sex at the Winter Olympics

Monday, February 22, 2010


Vancouver is continuing the tradition, started in 1992 at the Barcelona Olympics, of making free condoms available to athletes. They’re matching the amount of 100,000 that the Chinese provided at the last Summer Games. But since there are fewer athletes in the Winter Games than in the Summer, it works out to more condoms per [...]

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The Puma Hardchorus

Thursday, February 11, 2010

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Our reader IC brought our attention to Puma’s genius ad campaign, The Puma Hardchorus, with the tag line “They want to be in your arms. You want to be in the stands. What do you do when Valentine’s Day falls on game day?” The site allows hardcore soccer fans to dedicate and send a video [...]

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The Super Bowl Ad Superlatives (in the Love and Sex Category)

Monday, February 8, 2010


BEST OVERALL: Dove Men+Care’s “The Journey to Comfort” At last, a commercial that celebrates manhood without being sexist, stupid or beer-related! It’s basically a mini-movie crammed into 45-seconds (seriously, try counting the number of scenes they had to shoot) that follows one Everyman’s life from birth to adulthood by highlighting the big moments as well [...]

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The Superbowl Ad You WON’T See This Weekend

Monday, February 1, 2010


We used to look forward to Superbowl Sunday for the ads (that, and the excuse to over-indulge in junk food). But it looks like CBS is determined to ruin the one sports-related joy in our lives. First of all they went and accepted an¬†anti-choice ad from conservative Christian group¬†Focus on the Family — apparently CBS [...]

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“Picturing the Past 10 Years” by Phillip Niemeyer

Thursday, December 31, 2009


It doesn’t have much to do with love or sex, but it being New Year’s Eve and all¬†we couldn’t resist pointing out art director¬†Phillip Niemeyer’s “op-chart” from Sunday’s New York Times called “Picturing the Past 10 Years.” Read each row from left to right and you get a quick graphic recap of the decade’s evolution [...]

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10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Hermaphrodites

Monday, September 14, 2009


photo by dalbera The South African runner¬†Caster Semenya recently¬†withdrew from a competition amid speculation about her sex. The rumor is that she is¬†intersex — or a hermaphrodite, as they used to say in the olden days. If it’s true, then it’s too bad she withdrew, as we would have loved to see the world of [...]

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