Tag: sex

Aug 27

Audiobook Review: The Butterfly Effect #1

The Butterfly Effect with Jon Ronson by Jon Ronson This is only 3 1/2 hours and it’s done in episodes, so it felt a little repetitious, but it was really amazing journalism and no longer than it needed to be. The story is about how one guy’s founding of Pornhub and other free porn sharing …

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May 22

Book Review: A Reliable Wife

A Reliable Wife by Robert Goolrick The plot starts when Ralph Truitt meets Catherine Land. He’s sent away for a mail-order bride, and she’s the one who responded. Truitt is irritated that Catherine’s train is late, and he’s irritated that she is not as she appeared (she’s much prettier, we’re told) but he tolerates all …

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Nov 12

Book Review: Come as you Are

Come as You Are: The Surprising New Science that Will Transform Your Sex Life by Emily Nagoski My general rule of thumb for non-fiction is that if I learn one new thing that changes my view of the world, it’s worth the time it took to read it. I certainly learned some important things about …

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Dec 11

Book Review: The Game

The Game: Penetrating the Secret Society of Pickup Artists by Neil Strauss I’ve been fascinated about the idea of a pickup artist community ever since I heard about its existence last year. What do these people do? Does it work? Why? This was the book seen as the essential guide to this underground lair of …

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Nov 14

Book Review: The Mystery Method

The Mystery Method: How to Get Beautiful Women Into Bed by Mystery I’ve heard a lot about the “pickup artist” movement, especially on feminist sites, and couldn’t contain my curiosity. Alas, these books are frequently checked out of the library, so I had to wait my turn. The basic theories of the book are soundly …

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