MASTURBATE. Practice makes perfect. Learn to play and control your own instrument before you duet, or partake in any other number ensemble for that matter. When you masturbate, explore your deepest fantasies saying aloud whatever comes to mind. This will help you evolve in your own sexual self-awareness and also help you become more comfortable […]
I just posted a fun blog on the Huffington Post from my recent trip to Paris, about the five brothels most revered for their artistic decor. I revisited a marvelous gallery of historical erotica I discovered while researching The Sinner’s Grand Tour. You can read about it here… Some of the photos were a bit […]
Photographer Rion Sabean has photographed men in stereotypical pinup poses of the 40s, 50s, 60s and 70s in her series called “Men-ups”. The result is a hilarious send-up of our nostalgia for the conventions of the genre. Check them out here.
My Slate series on the Vatican climaxed, as it were, with a piece about my adventures getting in to the so-called Stufetta del Bibbiena, the bathroom decorated with erotic art by Raphael in 1516 – causing a good deal of outrage amongst some of the more reverent Catholic readers, even though the Vatican itself has […]
I’ve just done a series on “penetrating the Vatican” for Slate, which is running this week (one episode a day) — about the secrets of the Vatican Library (Day One), the private tours of the Sistine Chapel (Day Two) and oddities like the Vatican supermarket (Day Three)… Coming up are the Secret Archives and the pope’s […]
Consider this: In over five million years of human evolution, only one organ has come to exist for the sole purpose of providing pleasure – the clitoris. It is not required for reproduction. It doesn’t have a urethra running through it like the penis, and thus, does not urinate. Its sole function – its singular, […]