Sexting may seem like a relatively recent phenomenon, but in truth it's as old as mankind itself. Here's a walk back through the illustrious history of the SMS booty call:

Marilyn Monroe to JFK


Pierre Curie to Marie Curie

Elizabeth Bennet to Mr. Darcy


Anon. to the Marquis de Sade

Romeo to Juliet


Guinevere to Lancelot

Marc Antony to Cleopatra


Adam to Eve

Bad Valentine is our own special take on the beauty—and awkwardness—of geek love.