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A Pox on Porn

I’m declaring a pox on porn for the good of sex. Sound oxymoronic? Hear me out. I’m not anti-porn in the general sense. I mean, who doesn’t like to watch fucking? We’re all voyeurs. But porn in its current incarnation is ruining sex. Ruining. Sex. Did you know there is an actual condition in which (generally)

The Ancient Erotic: Egypt

It was nice running across these three erotic poems from ancient Egypt. Some of them are even a little kinky. It goes without saying that people have always longed for voluptuous, fertile beauty, celebrated the joys of intimacy, and enjoyed a little (or a lot) of the joyously weird. From a 3,000 year-old papyrus: She is one girl, there

Unsalvation: Christian Rock.0

What came first, the music or the misery? People worry about kids playing with guns, or watching violent videos, that some sort of culture of violence will take them over. Nobody worries about kids listening to thousands, literally thousands of songs about heartbreak, rejection, pain, misery and loss. Did I listen to pop music because

Ginny Woolf: Progressive, Intellectual, Burlesque Madam

Last fall, I had the opportunity to attend my first burlesque show, at a small venue in downtown Laramie. The two-hour performance, presented by Tropes Burlesque Laramie, featured music, magic tricks, comedy, an impromptu off-color bingo game, a skilled juggler, and beautiful, lighthearted women in various states of undress. Last Saturday, the Laramie company presented