By Erin Fae
You probably know Gustav Klimt. Even if you don’t recognize his name, you’ve definitely seen his iconic painting, The Kiss. Klimt (1862—1918) was a Symbolist painter
By TM Bernard You’ll never know what you might find in a moving sale, what bargain deal or, in this case, eye candy of the erotic kind winking at you in from behind dusty shelves. “Who made those?” I inquired, pointing at one of a three series of etchings that were uniquely naughty. It was […]
By the Royal Jester Kate Middleton and Prince William met at the University of St. Andrews. It’s the third oldest university in the United Kingdom and the oldest in Scotland, having been founded in 1413. It is located in a lovely town of the same name on the east coast of Scotland. If you take […]
By TM Bernard The first time I discovered the salacious attraction of porn I was young, perhaps eight. A friend next door found a pack of playing cards with pornographic images on them in her parent’s room, and a group of us huddled in hushed wonderment – filled with fear, fascination and disgust – staring […]
By T.M. Bernard
A caricature of the US president battling Russia’s Vladimir Putin is the main draw at Moscow’s first sex museum, the cleverly named Tochka G (”G Spot”) located in one of the cities famous touristy streets. Controversy surrounding the new museum isn’t limited…
By Erin Fae
There must have been something in the coffee in Austria at the start of the last century. Maybe the models were different in their poses, inspiration and influence. Whatever it was, so much of the work produced by members of the Vienna Secession makes me swoon.
By Erin Fae
“Olympia is [a] fuck-you confrontation in a pearly pink package,” Molly Crabapple told me of one of her favorite paintings. “Manet was painting the top courtesan in Paris, surrounded by all the luxury she’d earned, staring out with dead contempt…
By Widow Centauri
Gawd forbid you are a dyke who has never read Rubyfruit Jungle. This coming of age tale takes us slowly though the adventures of a young woman, Molly Bolt, who is coming into her own.
Or, the Aristotelian Perversion
By The Court Jester
The ancient Greek philosopher, Aristotle, noticed that his soon to be “great” student, Alexander, was distracted and inattentive to his studies.
Or, Sex in the Museum
By The Royal Jester
The golden ratio in art and architecture of the Greeks and the precise engineering of the ancient Romans, among their other sophisticated achievements, drove the resuscitation of western society