Vor ein paar Monaten wurde ich über eine Pressemitteilung der Uni Mainz auf eine höchst spannende Studie zum Thema „Casual Sex“ aufmerksam, die Andreas Baranowski vom Psychologischen Institut der Uni Mainz durchgeführt hat. Irgendwann im April haben wir uns daher mal zwei Stunden zusammengesetzt und darüber gesprochen. Seitdem hat es die Studie sogar schon bis in die […]

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Ok, let’s face it. Mating, human mating in particular, is a complex communication process involving all sorts of biological and cultural codes that no one will ever really understand – except with hindsight, when we call it evolution.

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Ladies, it’s in his arginine-vasopressine.

Looks like Carrie Bradshaw will lose her job pretty soon. If this research (article from Sueddeutsche.de in German) from the Swedish Karolinska Institut is indeed correct, Ms Bradshaw will no longer need to write advice columns about the mysteries of the alleged male unwillingness to couple up.

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More on British sex (or the lack thereof)

Today, Reuters offers a possible, yet likely unrelated, explanation for the NHS’s attempts to help her majesty’s citizens to ’sexercise‘ sufficiently. According to the news agency „half of UK men would swap sex for 50 inch TV.“ According to a survey of 2000 Britons, conducted by the British Electrical retailer Comet, asking what they would […]

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Mal ernsthaft…

Seit wann schreibt denn der Spiegel seine Schlagzeilen nach Bild Vorlage und mit Bindestrich? „Sex-Lehrerin schickt Schüler Nacktfotos“ Ich hoffe, das bleibt ein Ausrutscher. Ach ja, darum geht’s – eine wegen Sex mit einem Schüler offensichtlich zu acht Jahren Freiheitsentzug auf Bewährung verurteilte ehemalige Lehrerin, soll nach ihrer Entlassung angeblich bereits zweimal gegen ihre Bewährungsauflagen […]

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Die Saudis, der Sex und die Syrerinnen.

So wie es sich ja mittlerweile unter Technologiemanagern aller Nationen herumgesprochen hat, daß die Pornobranche eine treibende Kraft der technischen Entwicklung ist – es wird ja z.B. behauptet, daß die Unentschiedenheit der Produzenten im San Fernando Valley der wirklich wesentliche Grund für die Plattformstreitereien bzgl. der DVD-Nachfolgegeneration sei – erlaubt wohl auch die nicht-mediale Rotlichtbranche […]

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Blogging helps you getting laid!

Well, or something to that effect – via netzpolitik.org – In this week’s Media Guy column for Advertising Age magazine, Dumenco contends that knowledge of the hippest, hottest blogs can increase hook-up opportunities and boost sexual attractiveness. He maintains some people are using niche blogs such as Gawker.com and Defamer.com to gain pop cultural insights […]

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The Glorious Eight 1

I just found this Washington Post article about The FBI finally joining the Bush administration’s War on Porn. As Barton Gellman reported yesterday on page A21 of the paper, „… the bureau’s Washington Field Office began recruiting for a new anti-obscenity squad. … The new squad will divert eight agents, a supervisor and assorted support […]

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Olfactory Pleasures

are more likely for those who engage in regular sexual intercourse, according to a study that has been published in the British Medical journal, reports Forbes.com’s Alan Farnham. And better sense of smell is only a small part of it: „Having regular and enthusiastic sex … confers a host of measurable physiological advantages, be you […]

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Skandal im Sperrbezirk?

The ongoing investigation regarding a ring of east European women trafficers that has led to alligations of Cocaine posession against the German „political“ talk show host and vice-chairman of the Central Council of Jews in Germany, Michael Friedman seems likely to become some sort of the Berlin Republic’s first Heidi Fleiss scandal. Meanwhile, Sueddeutsche Zeitung […]

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Make War. Then Love.

Well, not quite love, but it’s closest capitalist pseudo-substitute. According to this Reuters report, a Nevada brothel has come up with a truly unusual marketing ploy. It is offering 50 „free rides“ to US military personnel with Iraq exposure – „‚We want to feel patriotic and feel we are doing something for our servicemen,‘ [a […]

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Make War. Then Love.

Well, not quite love, but it’s closest capitalist pseudo-substitute. According to this Reuters report, a Nevada brothel has come up with a truly unusual marketing ploy. It is offering 50 „free rides“ to US military personnel with Iraq exposure – „‚We want to feel patriotic and feel we are doing something for our servicemen,‘ [a […]

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Charlotte’s the one for Germans

Spiegel Online tells us that German guys prefer Charlotte over the other three SATC girls while American blokes prefer Carrie. And all are intimidated by Samantha. I suppose that’s because she tried to speak German in one of the series 4 episodes…

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