Archive for October, 2008
October 16th, 2008

I’m proud to say that, after 3+ months of living here in San Fran, I’ve successfully convinced every single girl I know to start using OkCupid. My plan? The more girls are the site, the more boys will come, which will generally increase the availability pool. As I’ve mentioned before, I was surprised that a […]

October 15th, 2008

My Nintendo DS site went live this week, and that means I’ve been playing a lot of DS games for which I’ll eventually write up official reviews. The trouble is, About isn’t the kind of place you can write, “This game sucked so much I’d rather have been working on my tax returns” — […]

October 14th, 2008

Since The Penny Arcade Expo, I’ve become somewhat obsessed with Utilikilts — the skirts for men made up in Seattle that have such a large presence among fans at gaming events. While at PAX, I went around interviewing guys wearing these kilts, asking them: why did they buy them, what do they like about wearing […]

October 13th, 2008

Breaking sex down into a series of game mechanics can be tough. In fact, it’s probably the single toughest obstacle to combining the fields of sex and games — at least to doing it intelligently. That’s why Boneland, a new adult game reviewed amusingly over at Rock, Paper, Shotgun, has some interesting potential — even […]

October 10th, 2008

A couple things to mention before jumping into my articles this week. First of all, my Nintendo DS site went live yesterday, so WOOT. Also, I’m officially looking for some fellow level-headed, reliable cybersex enthusiasts to help me run Beautiful Stranger. So far the site has nearly 100 members, but I just don’t have […]

October 9th, 2008

Maybe you’ve heard: within the last few weeks, just about everybody I admire in the sex writing world has gotten laid off from an important gig thanks to our crappy economy. Audacia Ray, previously the head of the now dead Naked City blog, details the carnage at her blog Waking Vixen. In addition to Dacia […]

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