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  1. feminism
    Who Actually Lost the Sex Wars?And were there any winners? A conversation with Christine Emba, Nona Willis-Aronowitz, and Lorna Bracewell.
  2. hmmm
    Imagine Suing Your Parents Over PornA 43-year-old man who sued his parents after they threw away his extensive porn collection will receive over $30k for his losses.
  3. internet
    Sex Was the Best Part About TumblrWhy softcore porn was the best part of the platform.
  4. the chain gang
    You’ve Only Got a Few Months Left to Watch Porn at StarbucksNow you’ll have to go to the library to watch it.
  5. crime
    Man Who Posed As Porn Scout to Trick Women Into Sex Faces No Major ConsequencesThe fraud even admitted what he did on tape, but police argue the sex was technically consensual.
  6. crime
    Las Vegas Man Extorted Sexually Explicit Images From 500 Girls, Prosecutors SayThis crime is a classic example of “sextortion.”
  7. politics
    Anthony Weiner Could Reportedly Face Child-Pornography ChargesFederal prosecutors are still discussing the charges with Weiner’s attorneys.
  8. pornography
    Explaining the Latest Skirmish in the Porn WarsBeware of simple x-causes-y stories.
  9. moral panics
    What Is Utah’s Anti-Porn Craze Really About?One scholar doesn’t think it has much to do with actual public-health concerns.
  10. beta male
    My Life As a ‘Sploshing’ Fetish StarMen everywhere are paying to see me get pied in the face.
  11. select all
    Is VR Porn Sexy?Inside the brave new frontier of America’s adult industry: virtual reality.
  12. The Origins of Utah’s Fake ‘Public-Health Crisis’ Over PornA textbook example of what happens when science gets politicized.
  13. last night on late night
    Stephen Colbert Trolling the CBS Censors Is Next-Level BrilliantIt’s art.
  14. vulture lists
    How Popular Would Ross and Rachel’s Sex Tape Have Been in Real Life?A porn director assesses the viability of that and ten other fictional sex tapes.
  15. sex lives
    The Porn Flâneur: What Baudelaire and LubeTube Have in CommonFor the viewer, the internet is a garden of carnal delight—and carnal anthropology. 
  16. Narcissists Watch More Internet PornAnd the more XXX-rated content people watched, the more narcissistic they tended to be. 
  17. interview
    Q&A: The Man Making Gay Porn for CharityMike Kulich is America’s first nonprofit pornographer.
  18. true stories
    The Crusading Sisterhood of Revenge-Porn VictimsRevenge porn is illegal in one state. Why not the other 49?
  19. gifting
    Celebrity Amazon Wish Lists: Inevitable?Farrah Abraham seeks sexy maid costume, baby toys.
  20. weinergate forever
    Sexting Is the New Porn; Weiner Just Wanted to Be a Porn StarWho needs a phone-sex hotline when your followers are horny?
  21. smut studies
    The Death of the Celebrity Sex Tape How Kim Kardashian’s co-star became a relic.
  22. huge mistakes
    What Should You Do If You Accidentally Send Porn to Your Dad?Actress Anna Friel did it.
  23. here she comes
    The Teen Beauty Queen and the Barely Legal PornoWhy Miss Delaware Teen USA shouldn’t surprise us.
  24. let’s talk about…
    What Porn Means to Us: 20 Couples Open UpFrom tentacles to Baywatch: How we fear, love, share, hide, and imitate porn.
  25. osama bin killed
    They Found Porn in Bin Laden’s Compound (a Lot of It)A common finding in terrorist hideouts.
  26. the porn identity
    Tony Upper East Side Private School Learns Important Pornography LessonIt’s not the kids who are downloading all that junk.
  27. Twitter ‘Mouseover’ Bug Sends Users to Porn Sites Without Their ConsentA new security flaw.
  28. so you think you can porn?
    Apparently, Playboy’s Still Got ItBut as far as punny headlines go, the media’s been putting in a poor showing.
  29. when porn pops up
    A Grandma Accidentally Borrowed a Porno From the LibraryHer copy of ‘Austin Powers’ really does make you horny, baby.
  30. aspirations
    Sasha Grey and the Top Ten Adult Stars Gone LegitIt’s become almost obligatory for any self-respecting adult performer (and some not-so-self-respecting ones) to appear in non-porn media.
  31. nonsense
    Vermont Upset About Burton’s Porn BoardsNaked women show up on snowboards. Offensive or not?
  32. campaign trail
    Jeff Burton Shoots Porn Stars for the New Kris Van Assche CampaignWho needs models?
  33. rebels with a cause
    Ben Westwood Stages Protest With Fetish ModelsVivienne Westwood’s son was protesting a bill that will outlaw extreme pornography on January 1.
  34. beef
    Ron Jeremy vs. His GhostwriterIn a battle of words between a porn star and an actual writer, round one goes to the writer.
  35. news reel
    Dispatch From BEA: Ron Jeremy, Best-selling Author“‘He was this, this, this, this, a lot of dick jokes, now he’s really stiff, and best-selling author.’”
  36. cover story
    Jimi Hendrix Sex Tape Has Best-Looking Sex-Tape Cover EverThe cover looks so legit that we wonder why today’s hot twentysomething stars don’t record sex tapes as a kind of retirement plan.
  37. tube junkie
    World’s First Porno for Plants Not Nearly As Hot As It Could Have BeenArtist Jonathan Keats’s Cinema Botanica is, he claims, the world’s first porno film for plants and features “explicit acts of cross pollination.”