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Tag Archive | "Top 10"

The Guardian Picks the 10 Best Sex Guides Ever (Guess What’s #10?)

Monday, October 8, 2012

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In honor of the 40th anniversary of the Joy of Sex (1972), the Guardian’s Observer just chose the top 10 best sex guides ever.¬†A friend of ours on Facebook gave us a heads up about the list, saying they saved the best for last. Yes, we’re honored to say our illustrated guide SEX: How to [...]

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Top 10 Pop-Culture Gender-Benders

Friday, October 5, 2012

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We’re not going to focus on the negative portrayals of transsexuality, like in PSYCHO and SILENCE OF THE¬†LAMBS and last year’s thankfully cancelled WORK IT television sitcom. And we’re not focusing on the history of¬†transitioning stories that takes us all the way back to the 1930s when an intersexed, Bohemia-born¬†Zdenka Koubkova¬†went from female running/jumping¬†champion¬†to male [...]

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Top 10 Secretly Feminist Movies

Friday, September 28, 2012

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No filmmaker in their right mind would advertise the fact that their film has feminist ambitions — we’re pretty sure that’s box office suicide (sad, but true). Despite that, some films¬†have pretty obvious feminist heroes — think Thelma and Louise, G.I. Jane., Jodie Foster’s character in THE ACCUSED, and¬†Erin Brockovich. And then there are the [...]

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Top 10 Funniest Sex Scenes of All Time

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

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Funny sex scenes — at least, those that are meant to make you laugh — are often our favorite kind. Ironically, they tend to portray much more realistic on-screen sex than their serious, sultry counterparts. In funny sex scenes, you get weirdness, kink, awkwardness, jealousy, fantasy — oh yeah, and condoms. For some reason, the [...]

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Top 10 Reasons Why SECRETARY Is Better Than FIFTY SHADES

Friday, September 7, 2012

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You’ve got to give the¬†Fifty Shades of Grey¬†books credit. The erotic trilogy by E.L. James has single-handedly made BDSM mainstream (now everyone knows what a safe word is), been a boon to the sex toy industry (hello, love beads!), and improved the sex lives of many a long-married couple (a chapter a day will keep [...]

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Top 10 Sexiest Foreign Films

Tuesday, September 4, 2012

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American exceptional-ism? Phooey! Countries across the pond have better food, more civilized health care, and way sexier films (what a buzzkill a Puritanical national origin can be). And our friends at the Sundance Channel aren’t afraid to embrace their frisky foreign friends: check out their line-up anytime, and chances are you’ll find a cool film [...]

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Top 10 Sex Tips for First Year College Students

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

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photo from Colgate University For many young men and women, this week marks the start of a new chapter of life — one of higher learning, critical thinking, problem solving, horizon broadening, and lots and lots of casual bonking. It’s a whole new world of unchaperoned independence and freedom combined with 18-year-old hormones — which [...]

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Top 10 Tangled Love Triangles in Film

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

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The tangled love triangle is such a cinematic trope that we could probably put together a list for every¬†year¬†(or a list of Top 10 love triangles with bad ‚Äô80s haircuts‚Ķ or Top 10 love triangles starring Reese Witherspoon‚Ķ). We decided to limit¬†this¬†list to love-triangle films we actually¬†enjoyed¬†(and not in a guilty-pleasure kind of way) ‚ÄĒ [...]

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Top 10 Sexiest Scenes Directed by Tony Scott, R.I.P.

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

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British-born Hollywood director Tony Scott (brother of fellow filmmaker Ridley) died this past Sunday when he jumped from a bridge in Los Angeles. We didn’t know the man so we can remember him only through some of our favorite moments that he directed on the screen (well, at least, our favorite sex-related moments)… 10. The [...]

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Top 10 Wars Won by Women

Thursday, August 16, 2012

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In this, the year of the War on Women, it seems important to take a look back on all the hard-won battles women have poured their blood, sweat and tears into over the past 150 years. Seeing how far we’ve come makes it hard to understand why there are so many people across the country [...]

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