How Technology Fixes Fairy Tales

While Em was reading her daughter a bedtime story the other night, it occurred to her — because she has read the same stories hundreds of times and thus it is possible to think about potential posts for this blog while reading — that a swift exchange of contact info would have been a much […]

Wise Guys
Wise Guys: What Do Men Think About Sexting?

Advice from three of’s guy friends. This week they answer the following: “How do adult men feel about sexting? Juvenile phenomenon? Sexy way to break up a few hours apart? Words but no pics?” To ask the guys your own question, click here. Gay Married Guy (Jon Ross): Sexting is pretty much the best […]

Sexual Health
Sad with Shitty Insurance? Try Online Group Therapy

Ever feel like you could benefit from a therapist but you don’t have the cash or you can’t travel to sessions or you just don’t wan to make the commitment? Now the magic Internet is bringing the therapists to you for only $9.99 per hour-long sesh. Talktala:_ is a brand new site (so new they’re […]

Pop Culture
A New App Tries to Make Sending Dirty Pics Safer

A reader just tipped us off to this 99 cent app called Peek: it lets you take naughty pictures of yourself and send them to the object of your affection with a little less risk. The recipient can only view the picture once, through a small circular moveable “keyhole”, for only 30 seconds before it disappears (from […]

Quite Possibly the Best Sex Toys Ever Invented (For Reals)

(Cue the opening music to “2001: A Space Odyssey”:) In the beginning, LELO created the first 24-karat gold sex toy. Next, LELO created the first eco-friendly lithium polymer rechargeable batteries for bedside accessories. Then, LELO created the first wireless massagers whose vibrations are created through movements of the remote. And now? Behold! The SenseMotion™ Insignia 2 line! Seriously, our friends (whom we’re now […]

Where Luxury and Technology Meet: the Duet Sex Toy

There’s a new kid in the luxury vibrator town: The Duet by Crave, a clitoral stimulator created by an industrial designer and an engineer. They submitted the Duet for pre-release funding on the international design funding platform CKIE in August 2011, where they raised $104,000 from over 950 backers – 694% of the original target. And […]

Pop Culture
It’s You, Perfected! The Power of Photoshop

There are many reasons not to read women’s magazines. One of the biggies? All the retouched photos. The genetic mutants we call models and celebrities can beat the shit out your average Jane’s self image, but Photoshop can chop it up with chainsaw. This before and after cover of Red Book from a few years ago thanks to […]

Blog Snog: The Flirtiest iPad Game for a First Date

image of Fingle College Candy: 10 signs you’ve been friend-zoned. The Frisky: 13 things to do after sex other than sleeping or cuddling. TresSugar: 16 actors who’ve cross-dressed in movies.  YourTango: The phrase men hate to hear.  Eden Fantasys’ Sexis: I love therefore I’m nuts: great philosophers who failed at love. HuffPost/Women: Heidi & Seal […]

How To
Googling the One Who Got Away

Before Facebook, MySpace, Google, et al, the “one who got away” (OWGA) was rarely more than a passing daydream — or a handy bit of masturbation material. Sure, someone might have eagerly looked forward to their ten-year high school reunion and they might have spent a little longer picking out an outfit before hitting the […]

A New Sex Toy for Men, the REV1000

When it comes to sex toys, men get the short end of the stick. Besides butt plugs (a.k.a. the short end of the stick, ba dum ching!), there’s just not that many innovative options — a few massage sleeves, a couple of love rings, and some blow-up dolls (and, if you ask us, blow up dolls are not really […]

Dear Em & Lo
Does a Post-Sex E-mail Mean He’s Just Not That Into Me?

photo via flickr Dear Em & Lo, I just had sex for the first time with the guy I’ve been dating, after 2 group hang-outs and 3 official dates. So far he has been really consistent, calling when he says, etc. But I’ve been burned a lot — usually get dumped after the first-time sex […]

Wise Guys
Wise Guys: Why Do Men Email Porn Clips to Friends?

photo via Flickr Advice from three of’s guy friends. This week they answer the following: “Why do so many guys forward really gross gonzo porn clips around to their friends? Why do they find it funny instead of disgusting or offensive or just plain sad?” To ask the guys your own question, click here. […]

Jimmyjane’s newest toy, the FORM 4

Jimmyjane just released it’s third and final toy in the “Pleasure to the People” series (a collaboration between designer Yves Behar and Jimmyjane founder Ethan Imboden): first there was the Rabbit-ish FORM 2 (that won an IDEA Award), then the flexible FORM 3, and now finally the stout FORM 4. While there’s no FORM 1 […]

Peace on Earth…Or How About Just in the Bathroom?

A Japanese (who else?) company has invented a special kneeling toilet stool — two styles available! — which facilitates splash-free urinating by the male(s) in your life. Because sometimes, the real secret to domestic bliss is a peaceful shared bathroom experience. Well, that and a lot of reciprocated oral sex. Read the rest of this […]

A Blue Xmas Without Mojowijo

It was supposed to be available in time for the holidays but, alas, Mojowijo won’t be out until the new year — to the great disappointment, we imagine, of sexually frustrated tech geeks who don’t get much sunshine in their basements. If you haven’t figured it out by now, Mojowijo is a teledildonics device. It […]

Playing with Google’s New Tool (Heh)

We’re totally hooked on Google’s new book search tool, which lets you search and graph the frequency of words in millions of books from 1800 to today. You can even compare and contrast two words or phrases to see how they fare in print over the years. It’s intended for scholars, but it’s free for anyone […]