I see them around town, like migratory birds landed, briefly at the steak house: boys and girls in their prom finery. The boys look awed. Ordinarily they would be embarrassed, but the creatures seated beside them – the girls – have been so miraculously transformed. There is no appropriate response save wonder. Although that is […]Read more "Where Else, Besides Death, Do We Go for Such Loss?: Reflections on Prom"
Coming of age pre-broadband, I was one of the last generations of smut-scavengers. As Caitlin Moran described perfectly in How to Be a Woman, before the days of RedTube, horny adolescents had to get creative to get off. Without instant porn, we fantasized. In my early teens, my classic standby turn-on was a VHS tape […]Read more "U & Ur Hand(s to yourself)"