Sunday, February 27
On existing as a girl in the boy’s club that is the world.
Friday, February 25
At the very bottom of the porn totem pole is the “mope”, a barely paid assistant who hangs around and occasionally performs. Stephen Hill was mope-ing for Ultima Studios in exchange for pocket money and a place to crash. Learning he was going to be evicted, he sharpened a prop machete.
Sunday, February 20
The pecking order of All-Star Weekend sex-with-basketball-player-or-rapper hopefuls.
Friday, February 11
Brooklyn, Illinois has one of the most dense clusters of strip clubs and rubdown parlors in the entire country, drawing patrons from nearby St. Louis and its suburbs. Inside the clubs with the dancers, a strip club scholar, the mayor, and the regulars whose dollars keep the depressed local economy afloat.
Friday, February 4
Supply and demand paid-sex economics, ‘hobbyist’ internet message boards, and the power of reviews.
Wednesday, January 26
What has Ted Haggard, who left the New Life megachurch after admitting he purchased crystal meth and sexual favors from a male escort, been doing in the four years since? Selling insurance door to door and then… founding a new church and returning to the pulpit.
Monday, January 17
A famed attorney begins a transformation away from being a man; and dies after a companion shoves her under an oncoming train.
Thursday, January 13
On a Duke student’s now infamous Powerpoint presentation of her sexual history; binge-drinking, post-feminism, and Mario Kart.
Wednesday, January 5
How Internet porn has altered the ways we think about, and engage in, sex.
Monday, December 27
“In 1995 I was hired as entertainment editor of Hustler magazine at Larry Flynt Publications.” Gang-bang buffet tables, deeply earnest ‘Letters to the Editor’, ghost-writing Kierkegaard references into model bios in Barely Legal, and how a half-decade of reviewing porn erodes the thin line between the author’s alter egos and self.
Wednesday, December 1
The cop says she nabbed an online sexual predator. He says he was just willing to chat whatever it took to get laid in real life. Their story, from both perspectives.