Friends With Benefits: Neo-burlesque and a duet with a martini

Posted on March 31, 2011 by


Friends with Benefits is our new, bi-weekly newsletter that keeps you up on your sex news and hooks you up with deals just for friends of the Museum.

This week we gave away invites to our opening party for The Nudie Artist: Burlesque Revived.

Take a look at one of the videos on display at the exhibition, featuring Harvest Moon, the “Sultry Siren of Burlesque,” in a duet with a martini:

Link roundup from this edition:

Where can I find my porn?
.XXX is coming to an internet near you soon: ICANN approved the web’s red light district in one of the most contentious debates in internet domain history.
via Mashable

Will I find Usher’s sex tape there?
“The fact that Usher is allegedly engaged in an act that requires an open, uh, mind makes it even that less marketable.” – via Salon

Why aren’t New Yorkers getting laid?
The Observer: Cocaine. And, the internet.
NYMag: Food.

Do men really have stronger sex drives than women?
Yes.  – via WebMD

Aren’t men wired to be slutty?
This research suggests human penises evolved to promote longer sex and monogamy – by losing their penile spines.
via Bloomberg

Can pain meds affect your hard-on?
Nothing causal, but in this study, “Regular non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug use is associated with erectile dysfunction beyond what would be expected due to age and other conditions.” – via USAToday

Should men freeze their sperm?
If these lab rats are any indication, soon you might just grow some in the lab. – via The Guardian

Would you like a receipt with that abortion?
You might need one if the GOP-backed “No Taxpayer Funding Abortion” Act passes. – via NYMag

How many men raped this 11-year-old?
17. No, make that 19. The story keeps getting worse in this small East Texas town, where the victim has been removed from her family out of fear for her safety. – via NYTimes

Check out this week’s edition here.

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Drawing in this post by Luma Rouge, one of the featured artists at The Nudie Artist: Burlesque Revived, showing now at Mosex.