The Oral History of the Money Shot
We reached out to dozens of academics, critics, and experts inside and outside the adult industry to find out how the porn trope of the cumshot came to be.
The Pleasure and Pain of Being Disabled in the BDSM Community
"People were always kind of onboard with me being a submissive or masochist—although they were always worried about hitting me too hard and knocking a joint out of place."
Europe: The Final Countdown
Oh, Good, Now There Is Brexit Erotica
The new e-book, 'Pounded by the Pound,' imagines a steamy, post-Brexit hellscape starring a guy and his giant, living British Pound coin companion.
Guarding an Island Prison with Killer Crocodiles Is a Shitty Idea
We asked experts to explore the logistics of Indonesian Commander General Budi Waseso's plan to create an island prison for drug offenders that is guarded by up to 1,000 crocodiles, not to mention a few tigers and piranhas thrown into the mix.
Want an HD Home Video of Your Sperm? The Future Is Coming
Checking out your little swimmers might not solve your infertility problems, but it's a good start.
Art Before Death: The Powerful Work of Death Row Inmates
"Life After Death and Elsewhere" offered Tennessee death row inmates the chance to memorialize themselves in a Manhattan gallery.
Shockingly, a Porno Featuring Hijabis and Niqabis Is Not Very Sensitive Toward Islam
We spoke to the producer behind the feature-length porno "Women of the Middle East."
I Tried to Cure My Self-Loathing with a Shaman on the Streets of New York
I saw a wolf sitting in the black field of my mind, but I still hate myself.
Why More Men Are Sitting Down to Pee
Marijuana's Early History in the United States
Smokeable pot's proliferation in North America involves the Mexican Revolution, the transatlantic slave trade, and Prohibition.
Brazil's Arrested Forest Kingpin Isn't the Only Problem Facing the Amazon
This week, Brazil arrested a man who may be responsible for up to 20 percent of illegal cuttings in the Amazon over the past few years. That's good, but until the country strictly enforces conservation laws this is just a Hydra problem.
How to Explain War to a Six-Year-Old
Zachary Gallant is attempting to explain war to kids through a rhyming, illustrated book, à la Doctor Seuss but with more ethnic violence and Kalashnikovs.