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Just for Fun

Magazine Time Warp: The Ads of 2004

I’ve been digging through and clearing out the stuff I’ve left at my parents house, helping them convert my childhood bedroom into a guest room. I’ve been going through and documenting the things I don’t particularly wish to keep, but wanted to share before they got tossed. Thankfully, between the old notes from middle school, […]

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Lunchtime Poll

Lunchtime Poll: Print Media

Happy Friday, everyone! Today’s question is inspired by the fact that the spouse and I are moving next weekend, and as part of the preparation we’ve been going through our stacks of read (and unread) magazines and figuring out which ones we still want to subscribe to.

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The Frisky Feminist

From the Archives: A Carnival of Colors In My Pants

We’re busily reading in preparation for an upcoming book review post as well as doing some research to answer a few questions submitted by some lovely Persephoneers, so we’re reaching back into our archives to find another one of our favorite “we take one for the team and see what happens when we follow magazine […]

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The Frisky Feminist

From the Archives: Projectile Candy Beads and Flaccid Taffy

We’ll be back to answer all your burning questions next week, but this week we take a look back at one of your favorite “we try it so you don’t have to” posts: taking Cosmo’s advice on incorporating candy into your sex.

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Lunchtime Poll

LTP: 8/9

Top o’ the noon to all of you! It’s Tuesday, so here we are again with today’s Lunchtime Poll. I thought I’d ask about our old friend Print Media.

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The Frisky Feminist

A Carnival of Colors In My Pants

Certain Cosmo sex tips have gained a level of infamy among people who enjoy poking fun at Cosmo sex tips. This week, we go there, where neither of us had gone before. That’s right, try to contain your excitement and horror: scrunchies.

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The Frisky Feminist

Projectile Candy Beads and Flaccid Taffy

We asked for bad sex advice, and you sent us some! Cosmo got one thing right – we had never used the treats they suggested in “Very Naughty Things to Do With Candy” during sex. That’s pretty much all they got right…

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The Frisky Feminist

Reviewing Salacious Magazine #2 – Voyeurism!

By now, you know that we love sex, and you may also know that we’re big nerds who love to read. So we jumped at the opportunity to get a sneak peek at the second issue of Salacious, a queer feminist sex magazine.

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Lunchtime Poll

LTP: 5/26

Good Day, Persephonites! If you weathered last night’s weather throughout the Midwest, I’d totally give you a cookie if I could.

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Food

Big Changes at Bon Appétit

In January, Bon Appétit, one of the classic magazines for foodies in the U.S., moved its operations from Los Angeles to New York and brought with it a brand new editor, Adam Rappoport. Prior to taking the helm at BA, Rappoport was the style editor for GQ magazine.

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Ladyguides

The Lazy Lady’s Guide to DIY: Lamp Shade Magazine Makeover

This week I set my DIY-sights on an unoffensive but extremely boring lamp shade that resides in my living room.