Lingerie, Lelo & Love: We’re at the NYC Curve Expo THIS SUNDAY!

If you’re in New York this weekend, here’s a fun outing: the CURVE EXPO at the Jacob Javits Center, America’s biggest lingerie & swim suit trade show (Feb 24-26). Our sex-toy besties, LELO, are hosting booth #D8 with all their newest pleasure objects and intimate apparel. And they invited us to join the fun on Sunday! […]

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Bawdy Storytelling in NYC This Thursday & Fri (Oct 25 & 26)

For the past six years, Bawdy Storytelling has been entertaining, educating, and “erectifying” (that’s their very own ™’ed phrase, if you can believe it) audiences up and down the west coast. Known as “The Moth for Pervs,” Bawdy features “real people and sexual rockstars” sharing their honest sexual exploits in 10 minutes or less — […]

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Playing Ukelele Can Save the World

Last week we saw Amanda Palmer perform live (and totally drunk-Tweeted her afterward, oops) — but right before the show, we saw her hubby, author Neil Gaiman, read a new, unpublished short story. (To seven hundred freakin’ people, holy shit — some of them queued all day to get a good seat!) Anyway, as a […]

The O Awards, the Oscars of Sex Toys

AVN’s Novelty Expo (ANE) is coming to the Rio Hotel in Las Vegas this September 10th through the 12th, where manufacturers and retailers of sex accessories come together (probably in more ways than one — after all, this is Vegas and these are sex toys we’re talking about) to promote and pick up new products. Hopefully […]

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Em & Lo on “The Interview Show” in Brooklyn on Thur, May 3rd!

Yes, we just referred to ourselves in the 3rd person (sorry). But just wanted to let you know that we’re going to be at Union Hall in Park Slope this Thrusday at 8pm (doors at 7:30) for “The Interview Show” hosted by syndicated humor columnist (and Lo’s old friend) Mark Bazer. The Interview Show is usually held monthly […]

Repro Rights Rally in NYC Saturday

On February 18, 2011, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to bar Planned Parenthood health centers from all federal funding for birth control, cancer screenings, HIV testing, and other lifesaving care! Just check out this funny but horrifying Daily Show summary. Here’s what you can do about it. First, you can sign PP’s open letter […]

NYC's 4th Annual Naughty Auction for the National AIDS Fund

If you’re in New York City next Thursday night and want something fun and fabulous to do, go to the 4th annual Naughty Auction benefiting the National AIDS Fund (which leverages resources, develops leadership and advocacy, and fosters community innovation to prevent new HIV infections and care for people living with HIV/AIDS). The party, held […]

Boobs and BP at Coney Island's 2010 Mermaid Parade

photo by Chris La Putt for Brooklyn Vegan In case you missed it, last Saturday was Coney Island’s 28th (if we did our math right) annual Mermaid Parade (see some great pics here). It’s usually one great big, silly, public, burlesque parade of skimpy costumes, garish mardi-gras art and mer-related merriment. But this year had […]

Granta's New Sex Issue

Our friends at Granta, the fabulous Brit-based literary magazine, have just come out with their new Sex Issue! In it, twenty-one writers take on the topic from an array of shocking angles — from the musicology of Zimbabwean sexual politics to the tale of a man seducing his lover in the pages of a national […]