Posts Tagged ‘pornography’
Anti-Semitism and Porn
Thank you to Mira Fox for recently publishing the article, The antisemitic conspiracy behind the anti-porn movement, in Forward Magazine. I’d like to make several points on the subject: I have never seen “Jewishness” featured as a theme in porn. This would, I suppose, be classed as philo-Semitism, if it ever happened. But it seems not…Read More
Is Nudity Porn?
According to a recent article in Yahoo Entertainment, it seems that singer and talk show host Marie Osmond is appalled at a stepmother who was walking around topless at home in front of her stepchildren. Ms. Osmond hopes the criminal justice system will charge the woman with a crime because, apparently, Marie finds nudity to…Read More
Good Porn and Bad Porn
What Is Good Porn? This CNN piece reeks of smarm. Does “good porn” even exist? asks the headline. The assumption is that most porn is “bad,” whatever that means. Good porn turns out to be “sexually explicit internet material” — as apparently the author and his colleagues normally call it — that respects everyone’s rights,…Read More
Stormy’s World: Inside Porn by Edward Shorter
Exciting News to Share My history of the adult entertainment industry has just been published, and the book is now available on Amazon. It’s the first serious history of the industry ever written, and my original idea was to call it, “A History of the Adult Entertainment Industry,” but then, my agent said, “No, we’re not…Read More
What Effect Does Porn Have on Behavior?
Why Most Academics Dislike Porn Derek Thompson wrote an article for The Atlantic entitled, “What Is Pornography Doing to Our Sex Lives?” This is a thoughtful piece about whether “porn is good or bad,” and I’d like to expand upon some of the points it covered. First of all, yes, it’s true that most academics…Read More