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Cindy Gallop: Faites l’amour, pas du porno

— Cindy Gallop: Make love, not porn, TED2009. About a decade ago, Cindy Gallop, a pixie-like businesswoman, said she began dating and sleeping with men about half her age. While their stamina and her experience made a good combination, Ms. Gallop said, she also discerned a disturbing trend: the boudoir moves of many of her […]

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How badly do you want it ?

Bruce Labruce jette une lumière différente sur une histoire sidérante dans une discussion en deux parties avec l’artiste trans* torontoise Nina Arsenault sur le tueur présumé Luka Magnotta. In our conversations you also had some interesting ideas about the sad, recent death of porn star Erik Rhodes, who appeared in my movie L.A. Zombie. How […]

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Erik Rhodes et sa séropositivité

Further, there is something to the argument that the discomfort I felt — and that many, many others felt — is rooted in stigma and for that reason alone should be challenged. If Colt had said Rhodes had hepatitis C, how would we have felt? Probably less uncomfortable. How about if it was cancer or […]

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The Internet is (really) for porn

YouPorn hosts “over 100TB of porn”, and serves “over 100 million” page views per day. All told, this equates to an average of 950 terabytes of data transfer per day, almost all of which is streaming video. This is around 28 petabytes per month, which means our 29PB estimate for Xvideos is on the low […]

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Porn : The Reckoning

For a decade or so, to the porn industry, the Internet looked like the best thing ever invented—a distribution chute liberating it from the trench-coat ghetto of brown paper wrappers and seedy adult bookstores, an E-Z Pass to a vast untapped bedroom audience. If it was equally apparent that the web would prove as destabilizing […]