Peter Holslin

Scenes

San Diego Is Paradise for Goths

The scene there is both long-lasting and newly burgeoning, something you might not expect from the sunny city known for its beaches.
Peter Holslin
2.6.19
Features

Six Explosive Tracks that Define Mahraganat, Egypt's Wildly Popular Street Music

We spoke with Mahmoud Refat, head of the influential 100Copies label, about what makes the sound so vital.
Peter Holslin
4.3.17
Stuff

Pulse's Regulars Talk About What the Nightclub Means to Them

"It's very accepting. You can have a beard and wear a dress. You can be straight. You can be a beautiful drag queen. You can be an ugly drag queen."
Peter Holslin
6.15.16
Stuff

The Ringling Bros Elephant Sanctuary Is Hardly a Paradise

A new report from PETA paints a very dark picture of the sanctuary.
Peter Holslin
2.25.16
News

Meet the Nudists Willing to Sue Their City for the Right to Get Naked

A nudist group in Southern California is up in arms over their city's recent decision to ban them from holding private skinny-dipping gatherings in the municipal pool.
Peter Holslin
1.27.16
Stuff

The Fight to Preserve the House of the Man Who Invented Sci-Fi

Forrest J. Ackerman, the late literary agent to writers like Ray Bradbury and L. Ron Hubbard, held a trove of sci-fi artifacts in his LA home. Now, his fans are vying to save it from being turned into a parking lot.
Peter Holslin
1.16.16
tech

Virtual Reality Slaughterhouses Could Be the Future of Animal Rights Activism

Virtual reality makes it possible to see factory farms and slaughterhouses up close, without having to travel.
Peter Holslin
12.11.15
News

California Is Considering New Draconian Porn Regulations

Porn producers would get full access to performers' medical records, condoms would be required on set, and facial ejaculation wouldn't be allowed without safety goggles.
Peter Holslin
11.10.15
tech

Is a Patent Troll About to Kill the High-Tech Dildo Industry?

A suit by a shadowy Texas businessman could kill teledildonic innovation in a death grip of legal fees and court-ordered payouts.
Peter Holslin
8.3.15
Stuff

It Takes a Lot of Dick-Tugging to Get Your Foreskin Back

For as long as men have been getting circumcised, some of them have been trying to regrow what's been lost through various stretching and tugging mechanisms.
Peter Holslin
7.1.15
tech

The Science of Artificial Testicles

A future in which we can cure infertility by way of sperm-making machines could be on the horizon.
Peter Holslin
4.6.15
tech

The FDA's Crusade Against Lube

The US Food and Drug Administration has, ironically, made penetrating the lube market an extremely painful and difficult process that involves a lot of friction.
Peter Holslin
3.4.15
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