March 27th, 2008 | researchmaterial

Debauchette provides five or six Quotes Of The Day in a single post. Here’s a few (and she’s been turning out some excellent writing lately):

Handjobs can be a little rapey.

I like hand-raping shy men with cute smiles.

I attack obtuse, illegible men the way I attack anything I don’t understand. I want to get in there, understand it, and own it.

Lykke Li: “Dance Dance Dance”

March 27th, 2008 | aeropiratika, music

The "a-side" to this record, "Little Bit," is forgettable mush. The other track is "Dance Dance Dance," and it’s entrancing. Nervous, hopping and febrile and fragile to start off with, but the echoing isolated opening builds up a beautiful force. It’s pop, sure, but it’s perfect pop.

Lykke Li – "Dance Dance Dance"

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Your America Broke Sex Moments For Today

March 27th, 2008 | researchmaterial

Last year, I wrote a piece about the distances the American porn business is traversing in search of la difference. Here’s two news stories from today that struck me as apposite:


Internet content company Yappo has announced an exclusive deal with Redpath Productions for the launch of the Ass Smoothie video line.

Ass Smoothie features adult starlets making their favorite blended drinks by pouring the ingredients into their bodies, mixing them internally and then drinking the concoction.

"…It’s not every day that we get a line of videos that deals solely with women putting frozen fruit drinks in their asses and then drinking them…"

And two:

Director Richard de Montfort… tried to shake things up when he lensed Hustler Video’s Strollin’ in the Colon.

"…I wanted to break out of the mold of bad acting and storylines that are nonsensical and with performers pretending to ignore the camera when they know it’s there…This is pure anal sex at its most raw with no pretense of the performers having anal sex for any other reason than pure exploitation."

Trinity Post, one of the stars of Strollin’ in the Colon, provided weight to Montfort’s description: "I did a girl/boy/boy scene. It was me and two men. At the same time, Tyla Wynn and Michelle Aston and Lee Stone were in the same room with me, and they basically fucked the shit out of me! I can’t really remember much. I even forgot about the d.p. I did… It was everything I hoped it would be."

Beautiful Obsolescence

March 27th, 2008 | photography


As space shuttle Endeavour raced into space to begin the STS-123 mission, an amateur photographer captured this view from the waterfront in Titusville, Florida.

NASA – Beauty in the Night