British spy agency collected nude webcam screenshots

February 28, 2014

The Guardian drops a new bombshell from the Edward Snowden leaked document stash. A program called Optic Nerve secretly collected millions of screenshots from Yahoo webcam chats. The rationale was that “Yahoo webcam is known to be used by GCHQ targets”, but the program took screenshots in bulk from everyone, intelligence “targets” or criminal suspects […]

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The Naked TV Craze

February 24, 2014

If you’ve spent any time aimlessly flipping channels recently, you’ve probably noticed the naked TV show trend. To wit, basic cable reality shows with “Naked” in the title, featuring people walking around naked. Basic cable apparently has nudity standards looser than the broadcast networks, but tighter than pay cable. Genitals and female nipples have to […]

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Buckingham Nicks Topless Album Cover

October 25, 2013

Like most right-thinking Americans, I’ve been rediscovering the work of Stevie Nicks and Rumours-era Fleetwood Mac over the past week, inspired by Lily Rabe’s raving and twirling in American Horror Story: Coven. Some great stuff. What are the odds “Gold Dust Woman” or “Gypsy” will show up next week? A while back Daze Reader posted […]

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Sex in Home Depot Shed

September 27, 2013

Once upon a time I, along with an adventurous playmate, was a devotee of sex in semi-public places. Part of the fun was picking unusual places, places we imagined no one else had thought of, places we would pass again in the future and nudge each other and share a secret smile. So I can […]

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Tom of Finland and Bob Mizer Exhibition Coming to Los Angeles

September 24, 2013

The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) in Los Angeles is preparing an exhibition of work by drawer Touko Laaksonen, better known as “Tom of Finland”, and photographer Bob Mizer. The exhibition is scheduled to open November 2, 2013 and run through January 26, 2014. The Curve (official MOCA blog) has a preview article, “Bob Mizer […]

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Penis Biting Commonwealth Roundup

September 16, 2013

Penis biting in the news … Dateline Dover, Kent, England: Toothless man, 41, bit his neighbour’s manhood ‘like a sandwich’ in a row over loud music. Jason Martin chomped down on Richard Henderson’s penis during a fight over loud music, nearly severing it despite having only two intact teeth. Highlights from the defendant’s testimony: Martin […]

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Ig Nobel Prize Awarded For Penis Restoration Surgical Techniques

September 13, 2013

Annals of Improbable Research awarded the 2013 Ig Nobel Prizes last night. Among the winners: The Public Health prize was awarded to a group of Thai doctors who authored the American Journal of Surgery study entitled “Surgical Management of an Epidemic of Penile Amputations in Siam.” The authors wrote, “It became fashionable in the decade […]

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Shea Allen, Bra-less and Un-employed Reporter

September 12, 2013

This story is a few weeks old, but it still puzzles me. Shea Allen, a TV reporter in Alabama, was fired after posting “No Apologies: Confessions of a Red Headed Reporter” on her personal blog. The list of ten confessions began with: 1. I’ve gone bra-less during a live broadcast and no one was the […]

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Australian Sex Party Campaigns Against Fucking

September 5, 2013

The Australian Sex Party created this one-minute campaign commercial for the upcoming federal elections. The ASP posted it to YouTube in hopes that the commercial would go viral. We’re gonna help them with that because it’s awesome. The elections are this Saturday, September 7. Don’t forget to vote, all you freedom-loving Aussie stoner pervs!

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1970s Paperback Oddity: What Makes a Woman G.I.B.?

July 30, 2013

Alan Scherstuhl at the Village Voice shares an amazing used bookstore find: a 1977 paperback of What Makes a Woman G.I.B., in which journalist Wendy Leigh posed the title question (G.I.B. stands for “good in bed”) to various celebrities and doctors. The answers are not especially enlightening or even titillating. More interesting to my mind […]

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