Come March of 2016, Playboy magazine is ditching nude photos in favor of the merely scantily clad. (Go ahead and make the joke about reading it for the articles. I’ll wait.) The magazine has struggled to make a profit in a world brimming with free internet pornography. Which is interesting, given Playboy’s long…
The other night, my friend Fivestar said, “Hey, I’m going to be directing a Star Trek gang bang movie, you want to visit the set?” Just in case you are wondering, the answer to that question should always be yes.
Over at Science of Us, Melissa Dahl reports on an interesting new study that suggests the distress some internet pornography users feel about their oh-so-private internet activity has far more to do with their worries about internet porn addiction than the actual amount of pornography they’re watching.
Today’s headlines are triumphantly declaring that India’s government walked back its sweeping ban of internet porn sites. But that’s not quite true—for all intents and purposes, online porn is still banned in India. Let’s take a look at the devil in the details.
If you’re working for the National Security Agency, watching hours of hardcore porno can be just another day at work. So much so, there’s even a special porn room in which to protect national security, where agents look past boobs for clues in the glut of smut.
The United States has been waiting too long for federal law banning revenge porn. The wait will be over soon. In the coming weeks, Congresswoman Jackie Speier will introduce a bill that would make revenge porn a federal crime—finally.
The porn of the future is titillating. As virtual reality matures, we'll be aroused in three-dimensional immersive alternative realities, interacting with super-lifelike porn stars customized to our taste. People will look back on our passive and lonely 2D smut and pity us. But… when?
The second edition of Smut Peddler, the anthology of pornographic comics made by women, is out and filled with sexy stories featuring a wide range of genders, sexualities, and genres. We've got an excerpt from the collection set in the future, where two people from different planets figure out how to mate.
In her slam poem Fantastic Breasts and Where To Find Them, Brenna Twohy quickly gets to the heart of why so many people love their erotica attached to familiar fictional characters while powerfully critiquing certain types of mainstream pornography.
Smut Peddler is an anthology of pornographic comics made by women for everyone. We spoke with Smut Peddler editor C. Spike Trotman about why she features so many science fiction and fantasy comics, what she looks for in porn, and why she drew a sexy comic about the Virgin Mary.
Why do we need Porn Studies? The first issue of a new journal devoted to the study of sexuality for show is available online, and its editors explain why it's time for pornography to receive serious scholarly analysis.
Baby, it's cold outside. But wait… You don't have anybody to keep you warm? That's what porn is for.
If you could do anything—anything—for a living what would it be? Well that's dumb; it would be "looking at porn." And though you may not be so lucky, someone working for China will be, boasting the prestigious title of Chief Porn Identification Officer.
Jon Millward deosn't watch porn like the average man: instead, he sees it as a heaving data set to analyze and graph. No, really. That's why he's visualized porn star demographics to work out what the typical, ahem, actress look like.
You don't have to pretend here. It's a safe space. Everybody watches porn on the Internet. It's the real reason why the Internet exists. But do you know the days when people watch the least amount of porn? Pornhub.com (you might be familiar with their work) released statistics from 2012 that show when it got the least…
Pornographic actresses are probably having more sex than you. No surprise there. But a newly published study suggests there's a good chance many of them have better self esteem, to boot — not to mention more enjoyable sex lives, better body images, and more positive outlooks on life. As for the widely held belief that…
Citi Field is usually home to the Mets, but yesterday the stadium was filled by over 40,000 Orthodox Jews—who gathered to discuss the dangers of the Internet.
53-year old Ronnie Hobbs was arrested when police spotted him watching cartoon porn, on his laptop, in plain sight, while sitting inside a McDonald's PlayPlace.
Oh A Billion Wicked Thoughts, indeed. The now-landmark (it counts now, right?) work conducted by neuroscientists Ogi Ogas and Sai Gaddam revealed plenty about our sexy internet, um, habits. But, according to their data, only 4% of the web's top sites is porn.
It's one thing to have some sort of "noble purpose" when you grab nudie pics from a person's computer. Extorting people for them and making money off their identities is quite another. That's what 32-year-old Luis Mijangos did, and it's completely vile.