PW 329: “Reality” polyamory on Showtime

Showtime’s new reality show Polyamory: Married and Dating. Is it as good as we want or as bad as we fear?

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Introduction

Under-18 warning and redirection to Scarleteen

1:30 News and host chat

  • Wanna go to Burning Man? We are raffling off a ticket in July as a fundraiser to send Minx to CatalystCon! For every $10 donation here, you’ll get one raffle entry. On July 31 (tomorrow!) we’ll draw and announce the winner of the ticket to Burning Man 2012! Void where prohibited.
  • LustyGuy will be giving a talk on Punching, Slapping and Kicking, Oh My! at Paradise, August 11.

5:00 Topic: Showtime’s new reality show on polyamory

Showtime has a new reality show called Polyamory: Married and Dating. It follows a triad and a quad and the conversations, conflicts and undercover action they experience. But is it any good?

What do we think? LustyGuy admires the craft and believes it fits the genre and audience expectations for Showtime After Dark perfectly. Minx (not a fan of reality TV in general) finds the characters accessible, far more so than anyone portrayed in Big Love or Sister Wives. While many of the characters annoy her personally and don’t impress her with their low level of emotional intelligence, the show is a far more accurate portrayal of polyamory than anything we’ve seen in the mainstream so far, and many of the characters do model good communication skills and emotionally intelligent behavior.

And special thanks to Scott Campbell for making it possible for us to view the episodes!

42:00 Wrapup

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DVD Reviews: Pornomation

Pornomation from AdamEve.comThis and other DVDs are available at AdamandEve.com. Use coupon code Minx for 50% off just about any item!

For last weekend’s special Brownies and Porn in Saint Louis, I wanted to try something a bit different. I figured there would be a good quota of sci-fi geeks there, and I was just really curious about XXX sci-fi fantasy porn. What would it be like?

The Pornomation DVD is split into two sections (swear to god, I seriously typed that “sexions” first!), Animations and Visitations. Animations is a series of roughly five-minute 3D animated clips, and Visitations is a collection of fantasy art set to music (quite artistically, really).

Comments from Brownies and Porn audience:

  • “She should get 2D8 damage” (said of a real woman sucking an animated cock the size of my entire torso)
  • who knew that one of the benefits of two women fucking a hobbit was that one of them could pick it up and use him to fuck the other woman?
  • Is it enviroporn if the hobbit becomes a tree after orgasm?
  • (for the short “Abduction”) Those five extra tentacles come in really handy for prying her pussy open, don’t they?
  • Even animated, porn stars shouldn’t be allowed to talk
  • (For the short “Passage”) the Valkyrie’s wings come in really handy for cunnilingus–the guy can remain standing, and she can just hover at mouth level! Now THAT’s a useful fantasy!
  • (For the short “The Groupies”) “Those just remind me of the California raisins” (if the California raisins were penises)

The Stimulations sections provided a huge variety of fantasy sex for all tastes–and I mean all tastes. Yup, some things this little girl never imagined showed up, including rock and tree porn, dinosaurs, self cunnilingus, Gulliver’s travels (yes, tiny women crawling on a giant man), mermaids, fucking the ocean, dolphin porn, a toothy crocodile eating a woman out, satyrs, equine cunnilingus, fantasy interspecies erotica, fairies, minotaurs, harpies, fangs, a skull with a penis tongue and a skeleton strapping on a live cock and fucking an anatomically perfect chick and dual and barbed barbed cocks. Oh, yes, a little something for everyone! I think we’ve found the DVD that makes Minx feel tame!

Review: Rabbit vibrator

Time to pay some bills… with a review of the Rotating G Spot Rabbit vibrator!

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Rabbit Vibrator

Yup, it’s the one featured on That Episode of Sex and the City, where Charlotte develops VD (vibrator dependency). I’m not much one for vibrators, myself, so I gave it to my roommate, SmartAssSub, to product-test. She was delighted, as her own vibrator had died the day before. Serendipity, yes? Yes!

She opted to use the bunny-only option, just for clitoral stimulation–no insertion. According to her, “if I had inserted, I would have lost my fucking mind!” The busy little bunny has three settings–pulsing, constant and fast pulsing. On the constant setting, it kindly bestowed three consequential orgasms–and then one big one. SAS reports the toy is user-friendly right out of the box, the material warms to skin temperature nicely, and she kept it at hand for the rest of the night–just in case.

Other comments:

  • “I didn’t want to let go of it. It was a fun ride. And it doesn’t snore. Huzzah!”
  • “The only thing that would make this fucking cooler was if it lit up.”
  • “I was really hoping to have sex with someone other than myself this year, but in the meantime, this will do nicely!”

SmartAssSub give the Rabbit two thumbs way up!

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Review: When the Wife’s Away

[drool, drool, drool]

You know what I love about gay porn? Two cum shots for the price of one! At least two lovely loads blown for every scene. This is what a bukkake girl loves!

Today at lunch I took a little break, closed the office door, put on headphones, and watched When the Wife’s Away, a hot little piece in which four men sit around the poker table, telling of their gay exploits while their wives were away on business or visiting their mothers. Oh, the forbidden joy of hot gay sex! If I were one of the wives, though, I’d have to say I’d be furious if they hadn’t filmed it for me!

Oh, right; they did. Ahem.

When the Wife's Away

Four hot guys around the poker table; four hot scenes. You know what I love? Every scene started with deep tongue kissing and featured a lot of great closeups of making out. There is so little making out in straight porn that the kissing really caught me by surprise–in a very nice way. That, and the condom use. Straight porn doesn’t seem to have caught on to the fact that condoms, especially for anal sex, is not just hot but also responsible. Every single scene showed anal condom use–cool!

First scene: the plumber. Ah, who hasn’t had a hot plumber fantasy? And how nice that it wasn’t populated by some bleached bimbo with a bad boob job and tacky eye makeup. Second scene: picking up the bag boy from the grocery store. And get this: they actually shot the opener scene on location at the grocery store, loading the groceries into the car… and then loading the shopper at home. :-) (Cum shot at 42:00 is especially nice.) Third scene: my favorite, the milkman. The young stud had soft pink lips that wrapped nicely around the guy’s cock and were made for kissing and sucking. Plus, the double cum shot (at 58:00 and on) lasted a FULL TWO MINUTES, this little bukkake’s girl’s dream! And I liked it despite the fact they couldn’t resist ending with the cliched “Got milk?” line. Fourth scene: once again, shot on location at the United terminal–what’s a hot pilot to do when he doesn’t have a quarter to call for a ride to his hotel? Why, go home with the hot young stud who just sent his wife off on a business trip, of course! The at home dialogue consisted of one line: “so why did you bring me here?” followed by the blow job of a lifetime. Ah, if only our conversations could be so physical!

I think I might have to stop watching straight porn all together. Condoms, kissing, tons of cum? What’s not to love?

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Review: Just Popped In

This week I took a look at Just Popped In, a video all “ready and willing for your creamy filling,” claiming 100% internal pop shots. I’ll admit; I was curious. I’ve got a cum fetish, myself, but we all know that most of us have sex and actually cum internally, right? Plus, I did briefly date someone who enjoyed “cream pie” porn, with the cum leaking out of the girl. The idea was hot, so I took a look. My comments:

  • the production company’s crazy animated sperm is hysterical. “Bad Seed” inseed! It looks evil!
  • First scene: again, porn stars shouldn’t be allowed to talk. They just sound silly. However, seeing the ditzy-sounding blonde choked on cock was nice. And the final pop shot, with a nice bit of
    cum flowing out of her pussy was luscious, especially, with a little of her own squirt for fun.
  • Next was a threesome scene–first just lesbian with the two girls, then the two sucking one very nice cock (again, stop the spitting). I have to say that the low-class British accent on one just made her sound awfully naughty, and the sense of urgency and desperation was more my style.
  • I don’t think anyone else could have pulled off “do you like dirty whores, you man whore?” as well. Truly, the girls in this scene were rather commanding, so I’m amending my “porn stars shouldn’t talk” rule to “BLOND porn starts shouldn’t talk.” They can talk if they’re not blond and call someone a “dirty fucking whore.”
  • This scene skipped the money shot and cut to his cum dripping from one pussy into the other girl’s mouth–plus a little of her squirt for fun. I think this was my favorite money shot. ;-)
  • Next scene went straight to penetration from rear; fetishists will love it. Nice range of positions if you go for that sort of thing, decent final shot leaking out of pussy.
  • Note on next scene (in the kitchen) to men: Calvin Klein boxer briefs are hot.
  • At this point, I just started skipping to the final shots–dripping onto a spoon stuck me as deliciously decadent.

So hey, I tried something new and enjoyed quite a bit of it. You can, too! Get this and other movies for your Porn & Brownies night at AdamEve.com, 50% off any one item when you use coupon code “Minx.”

Review: Big Boob Orgy

First of all, I have to say that the best way to watch porn is with friends. And brownies! Yes, to make product reviewing even more fun, I instituted Porn & Brownie Night and invited a few friends over. I highly encourage you to do the same. You’ll learn a lot about your friends, and who doesn’t love brownies? Let’s do it! Let’s start a Porn & Brownie Movement! All over the country! No, the WORLD!

Um, OK. Right. The review. Big Boob Orgy.

Big Boob OrgyThe DVD started out predictably–lame girl-on-girl action with heavily-made-up girls with super-long, French-manicured acrylics going at each other’s clits like they were drilling for oil. PSA: if you ever rub my clit that hard, you’ll get kicked in the head.

However, I did enjoy the very enthusiastic blow job scene by the pool–she didn’t have the traditional chorus of fake moans and genuinely seemed to be into it, which is a much bigger turn-on for me. This was followed by a two-girl blow job scene in the hall, which started out rather staged, but then sucked me in. How? The guy started grabbing the girls’ heads and forcing them on, including forcing them to deep throat. Yummy! A little bit of coercion goes a long way!

Commentary from that evening:
J (a 25-year-old man): “So, do women really like that?”
Minx: “Yes!”
Boobs McGee: “No!”

:-) Your mileage may vary. I’m just sayin’ the Minx likes to see a little manly force used every now and then.

Note to all porn producers: STOP THE SPITTING! What, is it really that unsexy to just reach for some lube? If it were spitting for humiliation, sure, maybe. But to lubricate because you’re too lazy to reach for some lube? Yuck. Stop the spitting.

Finally, the majority of the DVD was a big, honkin’ orgy scene with pairs, triads, quads all going at each other every which way. Nice because it was so obviously unscripted–the camera guy kept dropping the boom into the scene as he tried to squeeze his way around the sea of naked, moaning, writhing bodies. Human chains, a guy doing two luscious asses, even some acrobatics from the more flexible gals. Boobs McGee says, “I could masturbate to that scene.” And there’s a lot of it–it seems to go on forever!

BTW, my favorite, play-it-over-and-over cum shot of the DVD: Chapter 21. Bookmark it. Save it. Make it into a Christmas card.

My only complaint is that for a DVD entitled “Big Boob Orgy,” there wasn’t any special attention paid to the boobs, and they weren’t any bigger or smaller than on any other porno. Meh. Ah, well.

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Review: Inflatable Hot Seat

Seeing as I’m in a state of multidating singlehood, this little present from AdamEve.com seemed to be the best toy for practicing my on-top ride for the next strapping young man to come along.

Inflatable Hot Seat

The Hot Seat is billed as a “ride to the best orgasm ever on this 7” vibrating dong mounted on a velvety inflatable cushion! Firm jelly dong has multiple speeds, and the cushion features E-Z Grip handles so you control the strokes, fast or slow. Black. Holds up to 300 lbs. and uses 2 AA batteries.”

The hot seat is quite study indeed, and I’ve no doubt it would easily support 300 pounds. And the inflation aspect means it’s easy to store, which is a plus. Personally, I nearly passed out blowing the thing up, but perhaps that means I need to work on my own stamina! And then there was the mad scramble to find AA batteries that weren’t otherwise employed. (I ended up liberating a set from one of my lesser-used vibrators.)

At first test, the dong was… ahem… just too big and too hard for me. I worked my way up to it with smaller vibrators first, used a little lube, and then slid it in. Still, my ever-sensitive lips found the unyielding hard plastic a bit too tough to be comfortable. Yes, ladies, a cock apparently can be too hard! However, I did have a lovely time playing with different positions and found a lovely one (kneeling on left knee, right foot on bed with knee bent) that my g-spot liked almost as much as a real cock! If you lack endurance on top and want a workout, this is a good toy for you.

Pros:
Sturdy, easy to store, nice vibration control, great for playing with g-spot control from a superior position

Cons:
The lovely black fabric tends to collect cat hair and, in my place anyway, would require constant cleaning. The cock is one-size-fits-all, and a bit large at that; the hard plastic can make it uncomfortable and distract from an otherwise pleasant experience. It’s not detachable, so it’s rather hard to clean.

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Review: Love Restraints

Since I seem to have skipped straight from homemade toys to the $300 Saint Andrew’s cross in my own kink journeys, I was wondering what these beginning bondage kits are like. Are they any good? Would they really be useful for wannabe kinksters just trying to spice it up a bit without joining a dungeon and suspending each other inverted from hard points in the bedroom. What if you just wanted a little kink and didn’t want to make that trip to Home Depot?

So when AdamEve.com‘s Love Restraints arrived in the mail, I asked my kinky friends to help try them out. What did true kinksters say about the beginner’s Love Restraints?

Love Restraints

Overall, the impression was darn positive. Without looking at the package, my buddy Zed promptly strapped my roommate’s hands crossed behind her back, and then just as quickly released her and restrained her hands in front of her body, one crossed over the other. My roommate obligingly struggled a bit to see if she could break the restraints, and she couldn’t (although she did note that the rope did tighten on the wrists, so beginners should check for profusion and tell partners if they feel pins and needles over time to avoid potential nerve damage). Also, the ropes are attached to the belt with quick-release clips, so no need to carry safety shears around should you need to release your sweetie for urgent, animalistic sex.

Comments about the Love Restraints:

“They’re really versatile.”
“Comfortable. I could fall asleep.”
“Easy to use.”

Love Restraints

The waist belt comes with an extender to fit from teeny tiny (like me) up to about a size 18. The belt is vinyl, not leather, so it won’t last forever. But hey, if you rip these puppies apart in the first six weeks, chances are you’re no longer in the “beginner” category of kink and might want to check out shibari. Or riding crops, leather floggers, canes and single-tails.

Or is that just me?

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Pirate porn review

Well, it’s a rough job, but someone’s got to do it. This Sunday, I gathered my girlfriends (and one brave man) to watch the porn version of Pirates.

Pirates porn

Um… yeah, of course we were dressed as pirates; how else would we dress?

Overall rating:
Costumes and sets ****
Acting *
Sex **
Soundtrack ****

Interestingly enough, I’ve heard that there are PG-rated versions of this porno floating around that leave out the sex and leave in all the dialogue and plot. That may seem counterintuitive for porn, but in truth, there was a plot. I swear, there WAS! For me, the absolute best aspect of this video was the costumes. Me, I’m a costume freak, and the costumes and romantic, candle-laden sets were just beautiful. Plus, I swoon over a man in a poufy shirt, so put a porn star in a poufy shirt on a pirate ship (in this case, Captain Edward Reynolds, pirate hunter), and I pretty much don’t care if the sex is vanilla. A few other comments from my fellow reviewers:

  • Serena spanking Jules was lame
  • The double penetration with candles got two thumbs up
  • Showing condom use got many nods of approval
  • Showing a married couple fucking and then kissing intimately was unusual and got a chorus of sweet “awww”‘s from the gang
  • The orchestral score was fantastic and really helped to set the dramatic mood
  • Excellent lighting, none of that harsh one-light-kit stuff. Soft, romantic and flattering
  • Jules should not be allowed to talk. She is only useful when her mouth is stuffed with cock. I think she’s worried her BoTox will leak out if she actually has a facial expression of any kind while speaking.
  • In general, the women’s performances were wooden; they couldn’t deliver a line to save their lives.
  • However, the men didn’t seem to take their acting so seriously and had fun with their dialogue; as a result, they were entertaining and engaging even if they clearly weren’t experienced with dialogue.
  • Some of the girl-on-girl action was quite vigorous and convincing

Overall, if you like a good story with great costumes, set and lighting that will feed your wenchy or poufy-shirted fantasies, this is a great story and beautiful to watch. Just mute it whenever the girls are speaking.

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Review of Astro Vibe

Review of Astro Ride

First, the basics: Astro Ride is the first toy from Adam and Eve that I got to try. It’s a ribbed, flexible, waterproof anal vibrator, and it looks like this:

OK, now the fun begins! We first tried inserting it just by itself, but it’s a bit big at the tip, so we prepped the ass with a few fingers and a more tapered anal toy first. Once this puppy was in, however… I think the immediate response was, “OK. New. Favorite. Toy!” The vibrations are positively ecstatic and unlike anything I’d felt before. Why did it take me so long to get a vibrating anal toy?? But just for fun, we paired it with a vaginal vibrator as well. Turns out that was a bit too much stimulation, so we switched strategies. I was curious was his experience would be, so we left the Astro Ride in (yay for me!) and tried some good, old-fashioned PIV sex.

The hardest part was figuring out the best position. Since the Astro Ride doesn’t have a flared base, it can be a bit tough to keep inside and a-vibin’ in some sexual positions. We tried girl on top first, which was a bit awkward until I leaned in closer to him, which gave him a delightful sensation. His response was something like “Wow wow wow wow wow,” I believe. :-)

Next up was missionary, which worked the best. I didn’t have to worry about the Astro Ride falling out, and he had control of his own penetration, which he ended up doing shallower than usual to take advantage of the ring of vibey goodness being transmitted through my urethral sponge. His response? “I think if you were a gay man, this would be a slice of heaven!” Mine? This is one of the most relaxing toys I’ve experienced.

“People say you need to take the stick out of your butt. I think that you need to get the stick in your butt and vibrating.” Soooo relaxing; it was better than a massage!

If you want to try your own, go to AdamandEve.com and use checkout code “Minx” for 50% off this and everything else.

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