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THE HOLY GUIDE TO COITAL POSITIONS

October 24, 2011 by

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While I was researching Napoleon’s Privates: 2500 Years of History Unzipped and The Sinner’s Grand Tour: A Journey Through the Historical Underbelly of Europe, the lore of medieval sex kept cropping up… and often in surprising ways. Somehow the human race survived the Middle Ages, no mean feat when you consider how much literature was […]

JUST SAY “ITHYPHALLIC”: A Weiner election meditation

September 13, 2011 by

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As the post-Weinergate special election looms in New York today, a visitor to the city could be struggling in vain to grasp what ex-congressman Anthony Weiner actually did this summer to warrant his abject and tear-filled resignation, since the mainstream press remains quaintly coy regarding sexual terminology. One can learn from the New York Times […]