Tag Archives: New York

Sex and Silicon Valley: the veritable arms race of the dating app industry

Silicon Valley has long attracted young entrepreneurs and software engineers with the promise of wealth. Now it shimmers with an additional appeal: sex. The technology boom has given many of the industry’s workers in the San Francisco bay area money, confidence and a hedonistic tinge at odds with the stereotype of shy geeks. Long hours […]

Lindsay Lohan slammed by The Canyons director again for failing to support erotic movie

Lindsay Lohan has been criticised by The Canyons director for failing to support the movie. Paul Schrader has hit out at the 27-year-old actress – who he previously  referred to as a ‘talented but unpredictable star’ – for her lack of support at the Venice film festival last month and for turning her back on […]

The rise and rise of slow sex

  London – What does contemporary womanhood require to nourish, sustain and detoxify it? “Orgasmic living,” says Nicole Daedone, the author of a popular book, Slow Sex: The Art and Craft of the Female Orgasm, and a website, turnedonwoman.com, which is sweeping the US”. Slow sex”, as taught at Daedone’s OneTaste retreats in San Francisco […]

Jenny Holzer. Projections

Picture an educated but troubled teenager in a dark room scribbling brooding and sweeping thoughts, a sorrowful and scorned anti-social soul with a lot to say and no medium to project their message. Nup. This is Jenny Holzer, a celebrated New York’ian artist who has been projecting her ‘astringent ideas, arguments, and sorrows’ for roughly 30 years. She’s been […]

It’s no Boy Wonder: Batman outed as dark, gay and kinky

  THERE’S always been something more than a little camp about a superhero who sports tights and rubber nipples and enjoys the company of his Boy Wonder sidekick. Now Batman has been “outed” as an ageing homosexual who picks up young men for one-night stands and sits next to Sir Elton John at New York […]

Anthony Weiner’s Dirty Business Reveals The Sad State Of Sanitized Sex

Most political sex scandals follow a predictable narrative: An illicit sexual encounter is followed by exposé, and then the inevitable apology and atonement. From what we know about Anthony Weiner’s transgressions, the mayoral candidate deviated from these stages in one key way: With copious use of the web, he appears to have satisfied his urges […]

Playboy boyfriend guilty of killing fashion designer lover

  New York: The playboy boyfriend of a fashion designer has been convicted of strangling and drowning her in the bath at a swanky hotel after a tumultuous six-month relationship. Nicholas Brooks, whose father was an Oscar-winning composer who wrote You Light Up My Life put his face in his hands silently as the murder verdict was read […]

(In)decent exposure

On a hot August evening in 2005, after an art opening at a Lower East Side studio, Phoenix Feeley stepped outside for some fresh air. She then did something that would lead to her arrest, a stint at Bellevue psychiatric hospital, multiple court appearances, and ultimately a $29,000 settlement: she unzipped the top of her […]

Scores of men outed on ‘wall of shame’

Their professions read like a roll call of respectability – several lawyers, a surgeon, a doctor, two dentists, two college professors, a teacher and a financial adviser are among their ranks, all based in affluent suburbia east of New York. But their police mugshots have been released on a “wall of shame” after more than […]