Posts tagged "orgasms"

Today’s Lady News: Why Does The Female Orgasm Exist?

We know it’s fun — but does the female orgasm serve a biological purpose? It could be argued either way! Blogger Tracy Clark-Flory at Salon attempts to explain what’s up with what goes on down there. [Salon]
A North Carolina House of Representatives committee has advanced a bill to allow citizens to vote on whether…

Jessica Wakeman / September 12, 2011

Andy Richter Prescribes “Two Solid Weeks Of Orgasms” For Michele Bachmann

Andy Richter is one of those comics who is so “whatever,” that when he occasionally surfaces, I’m like, “Oh, yeah, he still exists.” Case in point: last night Richter dispatched this charming tweet to Twitter, “There’s nothing wrong with Michele Bachmann two solid weeks of orgasms won’t cure.” Ah, yes, the old self-congratulatory ‘this woma…

Jessica Wakeman / August 16, 2011

Why Women Really Fake Orgasms

According to a new study done at Temple University, about 60 percent of women have faked it at some point. An orgasm that is.

I would be lying if I said I wasn’t one of them. I fake it often.

The big mystery plaguing scientists is why? Why are women pretending…

Anonymous / June 10, 2011

How Not To Respond When Your Partner Doesn’t Hit The Big O

“You didn’t finish, did you?” he asked.

“No,” I said.

I’ve lied before, but I’m trying to wean myself away from it. Lying only adds a layer of mental unease to any lingering physical dissatisfaction I might be feeling, and assuaging false pride rarely seems like a good deal. The dishonesty…

Emily Heist Moss / May 27, 2011

Girl Talk: Failure To Squirt

“Most unusual sexual experience?” I asked my man as I was straddling him in bed one evening. This may sound like a strange line of questioning, but we like to give each other intimate interviews. It is part of our oddly arousing foreplay.

“A squirter,” he answered.

“Really!?’ I asked, a…

Anonymous / May 17, 2011

When Guys Fake It

Ever since “When Harry Met Sally,” faking orgasms has been considered a totally female thing. After all, why would a guy fake an orgasm? And how? But a new study has found that more men then you’d think pretend during sex. When Live Science surveyed more than 200 college students, 25 percent of the me…

Julie Gerstein / November 16, 2010

Magazine Ad’s Cunning Linguist Wants To “Satisfy Your Carnal Lust”

Some unfortunate women around the country have to plead with their men to service their downtown real estate. But lucky Manhattan ladies who purchase women’s magazines have been finding handwritten magazine inserts from a 45-year-old bookkeeper named John Westwood, who offers his phone number and an earnest offer…

Jessica Wakeman / November 11, 2010

Confessions Of A Male Orgasm Faker

Over at the Village Voice’s Runnin’ Scared blog, Foster Kamer has a pretty amusing interview with a guy who’s faked his orgasms. Men fake orgasms, too? Yup. According to a recent study, 17 percent of men report having faked an orgasm. That raises all kinds of questions. Including, how the hell do they do that?

Susannah Breslin / November 9, 2010

At The Boys’ Club: How Can You Tell If A Porn Star Is Faking It?

The crack team of dudes over at Asylum wanted to know how they can tell if a porn star is really having an orgasm or just faking it. So, they decided to investigate.

“The female orgasm is an elusive creature. Sometimes you’re able to see it and identify it clearly. Other times, it’…

The Frisky / August 1, 2010

Can Sex Without Orgasms Be Satisfying?

Do sex and orgasm go together like peanut butter and chocolate? There’s no denying that both do taste great together (unless you are allergic to peanuts). But you could have one without the other, right? Right? Read more

The Stir / July 18, 2010

21 Things That Will Surely Ruin An Orgasm

Whether you’re having sexual intercourse, oral sex, or just fooling around, there is nothing more irritating than something ruining your orgasm just before you climax. After all, orgasming isn’t easy to achieve, at least not for everyone. So when you’ve been working towards the big O and suddenly stumble, you’ll definitely be experiencing some seriou…

Carli Alexa Blau / July 16, 2010

Can Science Fix Your Orgasm?

Is there a logical explanation as to why women can’t climax consistently or (in some cases) ever during sexual intercourse? Can a pill, patch, cream, or (gulp) vaginal collagen injection, morph a frigid woman into one who orgasms with male consistency?

The answer: Nobody knows. Naturally. But that hasn’t stopped science, bless it… / June 12, 2010

Meet The Doctor Who Studies Female Orgasms For A Living

Plenty of guys fancy themselves a Doctor of Luv, but Dr. Barry Komisaruk of Rutgers University in a bonafide pioneer in studying the female orgasm. Dr. Komisaruk, 68, is a neuroscientist who uses brain imaging to study how our noggins function leading up to and during an orgasm. Female study subjects — who are paid…

Jessica Wakeman / April 23, 2010

Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About The Big O

Finally! A book about orgasms that we can actually trust. If you’re tired of hearing one myth after another about the elusive O, there’s a new book on the market that will turn you into an orgasm expert. The Orgasm Answer Guide, authored by a group of university professors, is sure to have a happy…

Ami Angelowicz / March 23, 2010

More Satisfying Than Your Average Iced Tea

Lipton asked six artists to design labels for its new flavors of Brisk Iced Tea, and our jaw dropped when we noticed Tristan Eaton’s, which illustrates the sweet tea experience. “The inspiration for my design was capturing a moment of absolute happiness and satisfaction,” he said. “Hopefully my Sweet Tea flavor can give us all…

Catherine Strawn / February 11, 2010

Australians Want To Ban Small-Breasted Women And Female Ejaculation In Porn

The Australian government apparently has some issues with a woman’s “down under.” The Classification Board for the country’s smut industry is working on banning porn that includes female ejaculation and/or small breasts. The censors are trying to block any websites that include or link to material that include these particular “offenders.” Customs officials are also…

Kelli Bender / January 29, 2010

Thoughts From Guys On Our IM: Have You Ever Faked An Orgasm?

Yesterday, Simcha told us all about how anywhere between 11 and 25 percent of men have faked an orgasm, due to exhaustion, disinterest, performance anxiety, and, uh, boner loss. So, if those numbers are accurate, surely a few of the guys on our IM have faked it once or twice? One guy fessed up, while…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 5, 2010

For Women, Arousal Comes After Sex

A new study shows that for women, desire follows – not precedes – sexual arousal. Rosemary Bason of the University of British Columbia explains that, “for many women, desire is not the cause of lovemaking, but rather, its result.” Women often begin sexual experiences feeling sexually neutral, she says, but by the end of the…

The Frisky / July 22, 2009

More Than A Feeling: Study Finds Emotionally Intelligent Women Have Better Sex

Smart women have the best sex. Duh.

After interviewing over 2,000 sets of adult women twins, who have identical everythings, Professor Tim Spector, a researcher at King’s College in London, found that if a lady isn’t afraid to express herself and picks up on what other people are expressing, she’s an orgasmic machine…

Simcha / May 12, 2009