Posts tagged "the netherlands"

7 Things To Know About Dusk, A Porn Channel For Women

Erotic offerings for women are getting better all the time. Just off the top of my head, I can think of James Deen and Make Love Not Porn, Bust magazine's monthly "one handed read," and the publishing boom after Fifty Shades Of Grey that has our office bookshelves heaving under new dominant/submissive erotica. (Seriously. Take some of…

By: Jessica Wakeman / December 6, 2013

New Dutch King Willem-Alexander Gets His Own Vibrator

What better way to celebrate ascendency to the throne than with a commemorative vibrator? I like the way you think, The Netherlands. The Dutch Prince Willem-Alexander is to become King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands tomorrow, when his mother, Queen Beatrix, abdicates the throne. In celebration/mockery of the prince's boozy reputation — he is referred to…

By: Jessica Wakeman / April 29, 2013

French Kissing No Longer Considered As Rapey In The Netherlands

Tongues away, everyone! A Dutch Supreme Court panel decided on Tuesday that forcible French-kissing should not be on par with rape. For 15 years, The Netherlands' criminal code stated a "forced-tongue kiss" and rape both carried a maximum 12-year prison sentence. But this panel of three men and two women overturned a rape conviction o…

By: Jessica Wakeman / March 13, 2013

Ukraininan Women Will Steal Your Husbands, According To This Dutch Commercial

Today in Awkward Diplomatic Kerfluffles: the entire country of Ukraine is pissed at the entire country of The Netherlands for airing a commercial that implies sexy, sexy Ukrainian women are a bunch of husband-stealing sexpots. The ad was made by a Dutch energy company called NLE and references the Euro 2012 soccer games, which will…

By: Jessica Wakeman / April 27, 2012

Dutch Mag Calls Rihanna The N-Word

Lost in translation? Maybe. That's what Dutch magazine Jackie is claiming happened in its latest issue, in which a feature on Rihanna's fashion influence refers to her as "the ultimate n***abitch." The full text reads:  She has street cred, she has a ghetto ass and she has a golden throat. Rihanna, the good girl gone…

By: Julie Gerstein / December 19, 2011