I got to wondering: was the post–Fifty Shades kink bubble popping? Had pop culture’s obsession with fetish and BDSM and Ben Wa balls reached its high-water mark? Was mainstream kink in America over? I started hyperventilating and dreaming up picket-sign designs along the lines of “We’ll Never Go Back!” But then I righted myself and spoke to kinky folks from lifestyle consumers to the tippy top tops at FetLife and Kink.com about what the heck is going on. And I came away with a much more nuanced understanding of the situation. (Hint: The bubble may not have burst, exactly, but it has changed.) … Continue readingKink Is Dead! Long Live Kink! at MEL Magazine
Things have gotten super busy over the past few weeks, and though I am still planning to do more reviews of Trump-related porn parodies, I’ve been unable to find the time! So, whoops! I haven’t updated for a while! I hope to write again soon with more pertinent fare! But in the meantime, hey, here’s some interesting reading for you… … Continue readingWhoops I Forgot To Write! So Here’s News & Links!
Lynsey G provides a damage report on the first week of the new presidency, with fun and important links, thoughts, and tips on resistance. … Continue readingDamage Report: Links and Thoughts and Resistance
The stories told in “No Safe Word” aren’t just strange or entertaining anecdotes, they are representations of real people’s search for acceptance. No matter how strange they may seem to us on the outside, we all know from whence they come: our deepest, most vulnerable beating hearts. … Continue readingNo Safe Word: kinky nude dance performance art f*cking awesomeness
“I just wanted to find films that didn’t have that message. Films that showed that it was okay to explore these different, divergent paths.” … Continue readingA Dispatch from a Dark Corner: Lisa Vandever of CineKink
Well this week’s return to the world has been pretty tough on me, so here are some awesome, bizarre, ultra-bizarre, and heh-worthy links and videos for you to enjoy and feel less-serious about as you sip coffee in the nude on your fire escape this weekend.
I mean. That’s what you do on weekends, right? It’s what I do on weekends…