Orgasm Portraits

People have been asking me to share more of the orgasm portraits for some time. For those unfamiliar with the series, I began painting the portraits as my final project during my senior year in college, but continued painting them after that. I completed my goal of 40 portraits when I was 23. Interestingly, these…

The Final Member

The Final Member. Cue the dun dun dun music. Want to give you and your mate some serious talking points at the next party you go to? This movie is a good one for sure! At the very least, you’ll get a good laugh and maybe even learn a thing or two. The documentary takes us…

Helmut Newton’s Sexy B&W Photos

I love the sexy black and white photographs in Helmut Newton‘s book, SUMO. Over his lifetime, the late German photographer did many covers and spreads for magazines, and SUMO is a compilation of many of the most popular images. The two-part photos were something he was known for, because you never knew what might change or…

When Correctly Viewed, Everything Is Lewd

Guest post by Cirrus Wood There’s something so delightful about Tom Lehrer. His avuncular charm, his brilliant yet personable elocution, his professorial bearing. Just look at him, letting out an adoring howl above the piano. Of course, some of what makes him so seductive to we modern listeners is nostalgia for a past we never…

BUTCH By Meg Allen

Meg Allen, a bay area photographer, has embarked on a striking portrait series depicting butch women in San Francisco. She says: BUTCH is a documentary portrait project and exploration of the butch aesthetic, identity and presentation of female masculinity as it stands in 2013-14. It is a celebration of those who choose to exist and identify…

How Do Other Animals Do It??

Ever looked at certain animals and wondered how they do it? There’s the old joke, how do porcupines mate? Apparently very carefully. But what about other animals, like anchovies, insects, or dolphins? Actress Isabella Rosselini answers this question by enacting the mating behaviors of some animals we hardly give a second thought to in her…