It’s Friday afternoon, so let’s talk about all the condoms in the news this week.
A photo essay showing where condoms come from.
A video of where condoms come from.
Improper condom use is a global health issue.
Condoms as art.
Awkward! Zac Effron accidentally dropped condoms on the red carpet of a kid’s movie premier.
Flavorwire has a list of TV hookups that should never happen.
Are you a kinky San Francisco local? Rejoice, because beloved coffeehouse Wicked Grounds is open again, and Chris Hall has the scoop.
I didn’t know it was possible to crush EVEN MORE on Skin Diamond, but, well, apparently you learn new things every day. Read this interview with her and enjoy.
Here’s an interesting analysis about the legal status of using real names vs. pseudonyms on social networking sites like Google+ and Facebook.
And somewhat related: a Forbes writer advises that folks consider creating a private email for potentially embarrassing websites in light of the hacking of YouPorn.
Here’s one way to make a hat show more exciting: have naked models on the runway, and, to top that off, have one of the ladies be pregnant!
Gorgeously geeky Playpen model Ela Darling created a hilarious pornstar spin on the ‘People Think I Do‘ meme.
More information about the vaginal re-education therapy in France that’s gotten American folks all aflutter. A health provider concerned about women’s reproductive (and, let’s face it, urinary) health? HEAVENS, no.
Amanda Seyfried talks about nudity and her role as Linda Lovelace again.
Worst. Alligator. Attack. Ever. It involves testicles.
Speaking of male genitalia, here’s a set of the ten greatest moments of male nudity on (mainstream) film.
And speaking of nudity on film, fans of nude female celebrities, rejoice: Jennifer Anniston will be topless and in slow motion in her newest film.
Worth it for the word PORNSTORM as well as the content: proposed Egyptian ban on porn reveals changing, clashing attitudes about sex in the Middle East.
Satire on the Huff-Po: let’s just do this thing right and ban male masturbation.
Curious about nude modeling for artists? Read this article to have your dreams of that sexy sketching scene in Titanic ripped away from you.
Not quite news, but worth reiterating: bullying in the form of gender policing is fucking terrible for everyone, regardless of the recipient’s orientation.
Did you know there’s an annual award for weirdest book titles? My vote this year is for The Great Singapore Penis Panic: And the Future of American Mass Hysteria. But I’m apparently unfit to vote, as I know exactly what Estonian Socks are, so.
Out of the harem, into the fire: a writer who detailed her time as a sex worker in a widely publicized memoir reflects on how her story changed her relationship with her family.
And, not really surprising: humans love dicks, love drawing dicks, and have been doing so on all surfaces, from cave walls to iPads, for a MILLION BILLION years. Million billion, you heard me.