Feast Your Eyes

 Posted by on December 11, 2013
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Feast Your Eyes

By Julian Wolf

Most of us go through our day to day lives in familiar surroundings. The same home, the same route to work, the same isles to walk down at the same stores; the familiar is all around us. We sit in the same places, and move in the same circles. It’s easy to get lost in the familiar

Pretty Boy

 Posted by on November 23, 2013
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Pretty Boy

Recently I was told that I am “not allowed” to “be a boy” if I’m going to cosplay feminine characters (or archetypes), nor am I allowed to be gender queer if I ever present as anything other than masculine or androgynous. Additionally, I was told that I am “abrasive” if I ask someone (kindly and […]

Mentioning Unmentionables Part 1

 Posted by on April 15, 2013
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Mentioning Unmentionables Part 1

I think it’s far past time that we start mentioning our “unmentionables.” There’s a lot more to masculine cut underwear than “boxers or briefs.” (There’s a lot more to feminine cut underwear as well, but that’s a different column.) During a recent conversation with a dear friend, he mentioned that he never knew that there […]

The Scent of a Hedonist

 Posted by on August 21, 2012
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The Scent of a Hedonist

“When I raised my hand to brush the hair out of my eyes, I caught a whiff of their scent on my hand, and I couldn’t help but smile as I let my hand linger, to keep those memories closer…” Hardly a novel is written where the author doesn’t evoke the olfactory experience of being […]

Mentioning Unmentionables Part 2

 Posted by on July 18, 2012
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Mentioning Unmentionables Part 2

Panties. Bloomers. Thongs. Girdles. Briefs. Knickers. There are many names for the articles that those of the feminine persuasion don under their clothing. Lady’s undergarments have almost always been a thing of legend, from the corsets and bloomers of old to the (frequently sung about) peek-a-boo thong of today. The conversation varies from naughty innuendo […]

Hedonism in Cafés

 Posted by on July 17, 2011
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By Julian Wolf

Inns and monasteries started offering hospitality to travelers in the twelfth century, and shops specializing in coffee started opening their doors in western Europe in the seventeenth century, and by the nineteenth century casual eateries were starting to offer specialty beverages with their dining fare.