Technology
Do It Tonight
Do It Tonight: Banish Your Phone

photo via flickr In an interview on Fresh Air last week, Sherry Turkle, author of the new book Alone Together: Why We Expect More From Technology and Less from Each Other, discussed people’s emotional dependence on digital devices. Her theory is that people are not making the important emotional connections with people that they need, […]

Polls
How Long Would You Give Up Sex for an iPhone 5?

image via flickr How long would you give up sex for a free iPhone 5? RELATED ARTICLES ON EMandLO.com: How to Introduce Your Man to Toys in the Bedroom Lelo’s 3 Classic Toys Are Now 100% More Powerful! A Guide to the Sex Toys in Fifty Shades of Grey

Dear Em & Lo
Your Call: Can You Fall in Love Through Video Chats?

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 by leaving your advice in the comments section below.  Dear Em & Lo, I met a great man through an […]

Movies
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 EMandLO.com’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 […]

Toys
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 […]

Toys
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 Jezebel.com […]

Websites
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 […]

Toys
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 EMandLO.com’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. […]

Toys
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 […]