Blog Snog: Famous Kisses Throughout History

Historic Naval homecoming kiss College Candy: The 5 stages of a new relationship. TresSugar: Famous kisses throughout history. YourTango: 10 tips for finding love in 2012. Eden Fantasys’ Sexis: Is casual sex good for you? HuffPost/Women: 2011’s most absurd quotes about women. The Frisky: 12 celeb couples to watch in 2012. How About We: 5 easy […]

Pop Culture
“Bounce That Dick,” Feminist or Not?

When we were sent a link to the new YouTube video “Bounce That Dick” on the Jenna Marbles channel, we didn’t know what to expect: some kind of safe-for-work sexual technique advice video by a porn star turned educator? Then, during the first 30 seconds, our hopes were raised, as the young “blogger and entertainer” began […]

Winners of a Great Rewrite-the-Ending Contest

Through our friend, Lynn Harris, writer, co-creator of Breakup Girl, and now communications strategist for something called Breakthrough, we heard about a “Rewrite the Ending” contest (which ended last month): Show of hands- How many of you wish that: – Andy (Pretty in Pink) had ended up with Ducky? – After Willy dies (Death of a […]

How To
A Refresher Course for Your New Year’s Kiss

The midnight New Year’s kiss is the stuff that Hollywood movie climaxes are made of. Help yours live up to the hype by following these 15 rules: Even though it IS New Year’s, don’t expect a midnight kiss from your date. Remember, kissing is so intimate an act that not even Julia Robert’s hooker character […]

Comment of the Week: Worst. Presents. Ever.

Earlier this week, we asked you, “What’s the worst present you ever received from a romantic partner?” Here are some of our favorite responses from you. Merry fucking Christmas! MarcieT Says: December 22nd, 2011 at 9:17 am e Not me, but my mother: Dad bought her a ShopVac for Christmas after 20+ years of marriage. Major fail. […]

Pop Culture
The (Bisexual) Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

In a review of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo  (the new U.S. version starring Daniel Craig and Rooney Mara), the US Weekly critic Mara Reinstein writes of Lisbeth Salander, “The brazenly bisexual, leather-clad, withdrawn title heroine…” Wait — brazenly what? What does it even mean to be brazenly bisexual? The phrase suggests that being bisexual […]

Wise Guys
Wise Guys: What’s a Man’s Ideal New Year’s Eve? Part 2

Advice from three of’s guy friends. This week they answer the following: “What’s your ideal New Year’s Eve?” To ask the guys your own question, click here. Married Straight Guy (Ben D.): For a married guy, the kids are away at the grandparents’, and we’re either at a bar or big private party with a lot of our […]

Toward a 2012 Treaty in the Battle of the Sexes

As you may have noticed (we’re not exactly subtle on this point), we don’t buy the idea that men are from Mars, women are from Venus, and shuttles between the two are infrequent at best. We tend to think that women and men are a lot more alike than rumor (or headline) has it — […]

Blog Snog: New Year’s Resolutions for Celebrities

Kardashian family Christmas card College Candy: Imaginary new year’s resolutions for celebrities. YourTango: 12 holiday gifts and what they say about your relationship. Eden Fantasys’ Sexis: Where God meets sex. (Happy X-mas!) HuffPost/Women: How to get through this week without killing each other. TresSugar: A holiday message from Banksy. The Frisky: Sexy holiday party looks […]

Top 10 Sex Scandals of 2011

photo of DSK graffiti via Flickr It’s the most top-10-list time of year! And we’re not even going to try to resist its allure. 2011 was no stranger to sex scandals (is any year?). Most were political and/or not really all that surprising. And so, without further ado….(click on the link for a summary of […]

What's Up Doc?
Dear Dr. Kate, Why Are Some Periods Worse Than Others?

photo by greenchartreuse Dr. Kate is an OB/GYN at one of the largest teaching hospitals in New York City and she answers your medical questions every few weeks on To ask her your own question, click here. Dear Dr. Kate, Why is my period worse some months more than others? — Bloody Mary Dear […]

Did Mariah Carey Invent the Sexy Santa Look?

Earlier this week on our site, we asked our Wise Guys what was up with the sexy Santa lingerie thing. Which naturally lead us to thinking about Mariah Carey, and how she basically owns the entire sexy Santa category, not to mention the sub-category of soft-core porn Santa. We know she didn’t exactly invent the […]

What’s the Worst Present You Ever Received from a Partner?

Occasionally on this site, we ask you guys a nosy question and you can share your answer in the comments section below. Feel free to share your age, gender, relationship status, sexuality, etc., if you feel that it’s relevant to the answer. This week’s Question of the Week: What’s the worst/most inappropriate/most disappointing gift you’ve […]

Dear Em & Lo
Oops! I Slept with a Co-Worker at the Office Holiday Party

Dear Em & Lo, I slept with a co-worker after our holiday office party. We were both very drunk, and while I don’t regret it, I don’t want anything further with him. Unfortunately, he’s giving me all the signals that he’d like for us to continue what was, for me, just a one-night thing. To […]

Comments of the Week: What’s Good for the Goose Is Good for the Gander

photo via Flickr We wouldn’t want you to think is anally fixated or anything, we just really appreciate the whole “what’s good for the goose is good for the gander” argument when it comes to defending straight men being receptive to a little backdoor love. Hence, the second comment of the week in a […]

Naked News: Rogue Sperm Donation, Teen Group Sex, and the End of Marriage

A man who donates his sperm to women and couples he meets online faces federal charges (a $100,000 fine or up to a year in prison) for not doing blood tests every time. CDC study shows that the HPV vaccine doesn’t make teens promiscuous. Yeah, we know: shocking. Fewer than half of U.S. adults are […]