I was the kind of kid who eschewed children’s literature for Mary Higgins Clark and Steven King by the time I was maybe six or seven. By ten I was reading, and worshiping, Neil Gaiman’s Sandman graphic novel series and making my way through A Midsummer Night’s Dream. By high school, my favorite book was Antoine de Saint-Éxupery’s The Little Prince. I read Vonnegut and Bradbury with far greater enthusiasm than my classmates. You see where I’m going with this: I love fairy tales, mythologies, theologies, mysteries, aliens, ghosts, monsters, other worlds, other universes, and the whole range of possibilities that the fact of existence suggests. Keep reading »
OF COURSE virtual reality porn was invented before most people even had the opportunity to try virtual reality technology for anything else. That’s how technology works, right? Like, we use porn for beta testing anything and then refine it for the content that matters?
According to this video from Complex, virtual reality porn looks a lot like actual sex — it’s all filmed point-of-view; if you look up, you can see a buxom lass’s boobs bouncing over your head, and if you look down, you’ll see her bumping uglies with a — if not exactly your — penis. There’s also VR porn from a woman’s point of view, but apparently the dick in that porn was so in-your-face that it was even too much for the ladies, which I think sums up a lot of the critiques you might hear from women about porn. Keep reading »
Update on the whole Cadbury Egg situation: No British chocolate will be imported into the United States anymore, after Hershey’s made a deal with the group Let’s Buy British Imports to cease the import of any British candies that have packaging that looks like Hershey’s packaging. Considering how many Hershey’s candies exist, that pretty much means that there will be no more British candies in America, period. Oh, and that Cadbury thing? Forget what anyone told you in the immediate aftermath of the news about it not affecting the United States. Hershey’s has a license to manufacture Cadbury Eggs with the licensed Cadbury name, but a new and inferior chocolate recipe. Keep reading »