It’s always dangerous for old married guys like me to opine on college culture and relationships. It’s kind of like retired athletes arguing that the darn kids today don’t have any respect for the game. But hey, that’s never stopped me before. The New York Times just ran an extensive article about college women and … Continue reading The Smoking Gun of College Hook-up Culture
I wonder what makes a scientist decide to conduct a study of older virgins? (In this case, Michael Eisenberg of UCSF) And how does that scientist find honest research subjects? And finally, how do that scientist’s funders feel when they see the results? We may never find out the answers to those questions, but thanks … Continue reading All About Virgins
Genius or madness? A new sex toy (which looks like a giant peanut) promises to bring teledildonics to a new level, with sophisticated servos and controls, heating element, and lubrication tank. You hook it up to your computer and then play the on-demand videos which synch up to the device based on pre-programmed kinesthetic scripts. … Continue reading Real Touch Sex Toy: Madness, Genius, or the End of Humanity?
Absolutely fascinating piece on sex and intelligence on Gene Expression. Bottom line: The very intelligent are more likely to be virgins, and to have less sex when they are married. The cause may be testosterone, which appears to suppress intelligence and increase sex drive. I guess my raw intelligence must be enough to overcome my … Continue reading Why Smart People (Generally) Have Less Sex
I told my wife about my post on how narcissistic, Machiavellian psychopaths get more sex. “Well,” she said, “You’ve got 2 out of 3 going for you.”
My old friend Andrew’s dictum now has scientific proof…the part about assholes, that is. (Monet will have to wait for another day, though an unscientific survey of freshman dorm rooms seems to confirm the assertion) New Scientist reports that two separate studies confirm what the nice guys of the world have always known, and the … Continue reading Chicks Dig Two Things…Monet, and Assholes
Are you ready? 1) Get enough sleep2) Have more sex. The University of Michigan reports that getting an extra hour of sleep per night has more impact on your happiness than an extra $60,000 per year. I guess I’m on to something when I tell people that if I were a billionaire, I’d take more … Continue reading Two Simple Steps To Feel Like You’re Making An Extra $110,000 Per Year
Most of the time, if you have a nasty job to do, you have to pay someone well to do it. Garbagemen are very well paid. So are plumbers. There is, however, one exception. As we’ve recently seen, plenty of wealthy professional men seem willing to pay dominatrices to humiliate them (something the men charge … Continue reading Wacky Business of the Week: De Sade Consulting
The New York City Health Department reports that 26% of adult New Yorkers have genital herpes. Some things are so perfect on their own, no punchline is required.
This is a special cross-post from AskTheHarvardMBA. Here’s the first part of the post: ***I’m a freshman in college, and I see a lot of close male-female friendships. My question is, if neither is in a relationship, can they be friends without an underlying sexual tension arising? A lot of people swear that they can, … Continue reading Can a single man and a single woman be friends without sexual tension arising?