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THE STORY OF O Finds New Life In THE TRUTH ABOUT O

The highly controversial 1954 novel by Pauline Reage(Anne Desclos), THE STORY OF O has seen a number of incarnations over the years including the classic 1975 film staring Corinne Clery, which got a pretty good reception in American arthouse theaters, but was banned in the UK until the year 2000. The story has also found […]

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Music Books: A GUIDE TO THE OUTTAKES OF MARC BOLAN

Marc Bolan was one of the most prolific artists at one time. He not only had a wide array of new song concepts in mind, but also always seemed to keep a recorder handy so that he wouldn’t forget his idea later for these new songs. This seemed to work to the advantage of his […]

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Mormons Target Anne Frank With Weird Posthumous Baptism Rite

The last thing that Mitt Romney really needs is for members of his own Mormon church to continue to do weird cult religious practices that make his faith seem creepy and strange and unacceptable to most mainstream Christian Americans. But, the worst has happened once again. Despite an agreement between the Jewish religious community and […]

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Book Review: THE RESCUER – Dara Horn

Author Dara Horn has managed to capture one of the greatest little known WWII stories in her very excellent nonfiction book about American journalist Varian Fry who might have saved as many as 4,000 persons from the Nazis during WWII. Fry was for all intents and purposes the American version of Oskar Schindler, the German […]

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The Erotic Art World Of Lynn Paula Russell(Paula Meadows)

Actress and illustrator Lynn Paula Russell, also known as Paula Meadows has been a longtime legend among UK erotic artists, often strangely using fictionalized versions of herself in her erotic artwork, allowing her the freedom to explore her own BDSM fantasies and other dark and taboo sexual fantasy areas. At one time, she even did […]

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Book Review: Locked On

A Jack Ryan Novel By Tom Clancy with Mark Greaney Tom Clancy’s large body of work has tended towards very long works, and his latest is no exception to that.  What has changed is that, while long, this latest novel is once again tight and compelling. Jack Ryan has re-entered politics to unseat a Democratic […]

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Books: DANCES WITH WEREWOLVES – Niki Flynn

While adult film star Jenna Jameson has achieved superstar status in mainstream porn, some actresses in smaller fetish cult films also have a strong fan base following as well. And of all the outrageous memoir books listed for sale on Amazon, one of the most unusual is one by S&M cult figure actress and model […]

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Fantagraphics Will Publish THE COMPLETE ZAP COMIX

Big news from the world of comix and art is that Fantagraphics will publish THE COMPLETE ZAP COMIX, a beautiful two volume set reprint of all 16 issues of ZAP COMIX, that very influential underground comix series that ran from 1968-2005. It was mostly a vehicle for the terrific art of R. Crumb as well […]

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Books: Liz Earls DAYS OF THE COUGAR

Photographer Liz Earls is offering up a controversial new book of the sexual adventures of older women with men. And the result is an awesome adventure of 250 photographs where Earls is the subject of one erotic photographic adventure after another with younger men. At the age of 40, Earls was unhappy with a human […]

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Review: “Against All Enemies” By Tom Clancy with Peter Telep

  Clancy begins anew with a fresh cast of characters. As a long time fan of Tom Clancy I would have to admit that the quality of his work had been steadily deteriorating over the last decade or two.  A new co-author (Peter Teller) and new cast of characters seem to have arrested the slide. […]

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