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Seven Ways To Spice Up Sex For Under $5

In this recession, we’re all tight with our spending, but we don’t want to scrimp on sexy time! So, it’s not shocking adult toy sales are still strong (except in…

Simcha |

French Don’t Want Sex Toys In Recession

Contrary to what’s going on here in the U.S., sales of sex toys, massage oils, and other kinky stuff have declined in France, according to vendors at Big Eropolis, an…

Annika Harris |

No One Wants To Join Gwyneth Paltrow’s Fancy Gym

Ten years ago, Gwyneth Paltrow was a Hollywood golden girl. She won an Oscar, she dated Brad Pitt, and then she married a rock star. (Okay, he’s more like an…

Jessica Wakeman |

Penis Enlargement & The Economy: When Will Men Learn To Aim For Better, Not Bigger?

A recent essay on The Daily Beast asks, “Do Male Enhancement Pills Really Work?” My response — who cares? Men clearly, but they shouldn’t. As the economy tanks, men not…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

Quickies!: Adriana Lima Is Married To An Alleged Pervert

Adrianna Lima’s husband, basketball star Marko Jaric, has been accused of sexually assaulting a Philadelphia woman. [TMZ]
Jennifer Love Hewitt and Jaime Kennedy are dating. There’s a D-lister out…

Annika Harris |

Lose Your Job? Sell Sex (But Not Yourself)!

We keep hearing that industries related to sex and dating are some of the only ones not being affected by the recession. Apparently, sex is one of those things that…

Catherine Strawn |

Quickies!: The Recession Hits “The Real Housewives Of New York City”

Alex McCord of “The Real Housewives of New York City” was just laid off from her visual merchandising gig at Victoria’s Secret. Now she and Simon will have to curtail…

Annika Harris |

Threats To Masculinity Lead To Depressed Men

Although men and women have experienced more equal employment opportunities in recent decades, men still connect their masculinity to their role as breadwinner. And when men feel insecure about their…

Annika Harris |

10 Reasons Why The Recession Is Good For Your Love Life

The drastic front page financial news is certainly a downer. As layoffs sweep the nation and more homes are foreclosed, tensions are running higher than CEO bonuses. But it’s not…

Jessica Wakeman |

Four Reasons Why Online Dating Is Recession Proof

On a daily basis, the average American is cutting back on expenses BIG time, especially when it comes to their social lives. Dinners at restaurants have been replaced by cooking…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

Recession Romance: When Women Bring Home The Bacon

Bread, bacon, clams —whatever you call it, women are the ones bringing it home these days. According to The New York Times over the past year, as companies from Citibank…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com |

How Same-Sex Marriage Could Save The Economy

Besides making a lot of gay and lesbian couples very happy, extending marriage to same-sex couples would help the economy, according to a report from the Williams Institute School of…

Catherine Strawn |

Porn Is Getting Real About The Economy

The best things in life are free. Unfortunately, the porn industry is learning that lesson the hard way as sales go soft (zing!). Down 20-30%, Larry Flynt and Joe Francis…

Simcha |

Trend Watch: Manly Men Pamper Themselves With Polished Pedicures

This week on “RuPaul’s Drag Race,” guest star Dean McDermott (Tori Spelling’s hubby) had on toenail polish! Say what? Both he and Kate Beckinsale’s director husband, Len Wiseman, have been…

Simcha |

Beauty Is Still Important During Singapore Recession

Singaporeans sure do enjoy their beauty products, even during a recession. According to a survey, seven in 10 people there will continue to indulge their beauty addiction by purchasing products…

Annika Harris |

Sex Sells, Just Not As Much As It Used To

We all enjoy indulging in a guilty pleasure. It might be a drink after work, hitting the slot machines, or perhaps, if you feel Frisky-ish, renting a porn. But in…

Persia Ali |

Blonde Hair Could Help You Get Through The Recession

According to an unscientific data from hairdresser Andrew Barton in the U.K., more women are getting their hair dyed blonde to cope with the recession. Barton has seen a 67…

Catherine Strawn |

Would You Pay For Love In A Recession?

Banks are foreclosing on houses. Jobs are being outsourced. Popular retail stores are shutting down. Magazines like Domino are folding. Despite the economy being pretty much in the crapper, romance…

Persia Ali |

Debate This: Would You Exchange Sex For Money?

Last year marked a confluence of events both real (Eliot Spitzer and Ashley Dupre) and thinly fictionalized (Showtime’s “Secret Diary of A Call Girl”), that arguably made 2008 the Year…

Lauren Gitlin |

Recession Romance: 12 Ways To Save Money Together

In light of our strained economy, how can you keep your love life intact and still scale back on spending? Whether playing the field or in a couple, there are…

Jessica Amason |