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Sexy Stocking Stuffer

Artist Jacqueline Miyata opens her studio again for the holidays. Her work in semi-precious gemstones and metal is a blend of technique and inspiration. On December 11th, she is throwing a party from 1-5pm. If you know her or one of her clients, perhaps you can wrangle an invitation, but we’re just suggesting you try […]

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Burlesque!

Sensual, sizzle, razzle, dazzle—Burlesque is a blast. Starring ultra-sexy songbird Christina Aguilera and an always sultry Cher, it’s a feast for sore eyes and parched … whatever. Gorgeous costumes, bodies, and voices make it a huge relief from other dull contemporary fare, except perhaps the prancings of rock goddesses like Lady Gaga and … yes, […]

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The Lusty Dead

NEVER SAY DIE: A CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS  by Special Guest Blogger, Erin Orison Now this is a project worth supporting. Love, or should I say lust, is also for the dead and the restless, or is that the restless dead? Deadlings, do send in your work. This is a perfect opportunity to share the Dead […]

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The Hunter and the Hooker

THE HUNTER AND THE HOOKER by Lyn Nave Once upon a time Guido, a hunter (cacciatore), was out in the wilds of the Tuscan hills trying to roust up some dinner. He was wily. He was intrepid. He was a good shot. But this day he was unlucky. The rabbit (coniglio) made a run for it. The deer […]

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TYING UP TOMATOES WITH MISTRESS GINGER by Maria Finn Mistress Ginger Monroe was a blond beauty with an hourglass figure. She stretched across her sofa with the languor of a cat. A woman in her mid-40’s, she has never doubted her own desirability and she has a job she loves. Men pay her $250.00 an […]

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Gangster Love

“The Japanese gangster, Ryu, appeared to be dead. He lay naked, face-up on the heart-shaped bed of the Shakayama Love Hotel. I could see Miura, or what was left of him, a giant looming over the bed, leaning ominously over my lover’s inert form. Both men were reflected in the mirror above the bed. Ryu, […]

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Terminally Romantic

We have our not-so-Victorian knickers in something of a pleasant twist over The Young Victoria, starring Emily Blunt as the imperious Queen. What’s not to love about Emily’s spunky portrayal or the oh-so-amorous attentions of her Albert, picture-perfectly portrayed by heartthrob Rupert Friend? And as if that weren’t enough, the aging 58-year-old Prime Minister, Lord […]

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Love Alchemy

Would you like to know the secrets to attracting your soul mate and feeling profound love every day? With this hip and fun guide, you’ll learn to use the rules of attraction, magic, astrology, and your intuition to attract the partner of your dreams and experience true, soulful love. Join the throng at the Left […]

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A Body of Work

“Large brown velvet moths settled upon each of her breasts. An orchid opened on one shoulder, a striped gecko displayed the inside of its mouth on the other. South Sea islands showed up on her belly and disappeared into the shaved split between her legs. A sea serpent slid down her thigh. Constellations unfurled on […]

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Hot, Fine Fat Tuesday!

Hot Flashes cover

Oh, yes, it IS Fat Tuesday and that is a day of absolute deliciousness. So in honor of Fat Tuesday and the Big Easy, we offer up a tasty bit of Amy Thigpen’s yummy look at Maw Maw and the Treme and the steamy music scene in “the City that Care Forgot.” This is just […]

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