Gentleman, this is a public service announcement. We know things can get hot and sweaty on the dance floor. The atmosphere is festive, the music is peaking and the ladies are looking good. You see one you like, and you want to dance with her. Totally cool. Men and women have been dancing together f ... More >>
With a date of separation perfectly timed for Halloween, Kim Kardashian and whatshisname are divorcing after 72 days of unholy union, at least surpassing the 32-day stint once achieved by the much hotter looking Ernie Borgnine and Ethel Merman. But doesn't this reek of something truly foul? ... More >>
Experts tell us that the average American consumer is exposed to 3,000 advertising messages per day. Does it sometimes drive you crazy? Popping up all over your computer, crowding out the content, repeatedly interrupting your favorite TV show, in sheets handed out by shills on the corners, b ... More >>
... and the bland plays on
For a glimpse of the most common insecurities and fears -- no matter how embarrassing -- of the modern man, look no further than the front page of Reddit today. It's an AskReddit starring the male psyche! The question posed: "Dear fellas of Reddit, what are some things that you really want to kno ... More >>
The New York Daily News investigated Avena, the herbal "Viagra" found in Osama Bin Laden's home, and we thank them for that. Apparently Avena is "readily available and popular in New York," and, in fact, one of the most popular items at a store called Flower Power on 9th Street right near Vil ... More >>
Doug Wright won a Pulitzer for penning I Am My Own Wife, but he did not write various emails that just went out in his name. "I have been hacked," Doug just announced in an authentic message shot out to his list. "I am not sending out ads for Viagra. Huge, heartfelt apologies." Which raise ... More >>
Too many Omega 3's will quite literally turn you into a fish! Nutritionists tend to be full of shit. One day they tell you to eat margarine, then change their minds and say margarine will kill you. Generated by meaningless correlation studies and based on shaky science, so it is with most o ... More >>
The New York State Commission on Judicial Conduct, where judges go to be judged, is under fire from the State Bar Association. The New York Times reports that a Manhattan lawyer's group accused the commission of being unfair to judges. Still, of the roughly 1,800 complaints made against New Y ... More >>
True new Peru to chew
This week in the Voice, Robert Sietsema indulges in "Peruvian Viagra" at Lima Limon in Little Latin America; Lauren Shockey discovers classic bistro fare at L'Artiste in Astoria. Sam Sifton awards a mostly enthusiastic two stars to Millesime: "holy cats, is there a beautiful, even exciting b ... More >>
Bad days! Hugh Hefner, once the epitome of masculine opulence and virility, may need to sell off the (in)famous Playboy mansion to keep hold of his company. Not only does he need to raise $115 million to pay investors who will likely demand payment of their convertible bonds in March 2012, hi ... More >>
"Trust me. This is gonna be huge in like a hundred years."DARK AGES 1355: Necrophilia invented; dating scene flourishes RENAISSANCE 1474: Lorenzo de Medici first and last man to get laid at Renaissance fair
Michelle DuQuesnay, as seen on her website. Michelle DuQuesnay is the owner of one of the city's many cake design studios and also one of the city's relatively few erotic cake designers. Working out of the Brooklyn brownstone where her 10-month-old business, Sugar Mama NYC, is housed, she's f ... More >>
No, I didn't have one. Don't worry, I'm committed to being a spinster for at least 40 more years (at which point the male version of Anna Nicole Smith willl surely find me and bury me). But CLICK HERE for my column about how I happened to see the show of that title--the one starring the fetc ... More >>
Next month the FDA will decide whether or not to endorse a pill called flibanserin (yeah, that name has got to go) which purports to boost women's sex lives. The drug, made by German pharma company Boehringer Ingelheim, sparks "a woman's sexual desire by fiddling with her brain chemicals." Wh ... More >>
New research from the University of Alabama at Birmingham indicates the potential for long-term hearing loss following the use of Viagra and possibly other penile perker-uppers like Cialis and Levitra. Uh oh.
The New York City Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in locating Maxsime Cagan, 46, who is wanted in connection to a series of Bronx robberies committed between February 18 and April 13.
As you know, rabidly antigay Baptist minister and utter sleazeball George Alan Rekers was caught going on a 10-day trip to Bermuda with a young man who I doubt even wore his Bermuda shorts the whole time. Rekers--who no doubt turned the place into Reker's island--admitted he'd found the guy ... More >>
Patrick J. Cashin Sometimes such dizzying things happen in the media that I am too stunned to type them in and share them with you kids. Thank Goddess for Rex Wockner, the gay blogger who does a column called "Quote, Unquote," reminding us of that month's queer-related utterances from notables and ... More >>
Sean Fennessey can't lose In a memorable no-account internet subplot to a movie I don't quite recall seeing the rest of, Kanye West got a tad agitated about the above Vibe magazine cover. (To wit: I DON'T HAVE GREY IN MY BEARD IN REAL LIFE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I'M ALL DOWN WITH BEINGS IN MY 30'S B ... More >>
Commercials are growing creepier. Some devolution is easy to trace; 1990's Viagra ads begat modern "male enhancement" commercials, and mid-80's Teddy Ruxpin ads begat Charmin's current war on dingleberries. But from what market-tested pathology sprang BK's intentionally disturbing 'stalker' ads? ... More >>
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