When Was the Last Time You Went to Your Corner?

Musical theatre fans might be familiar with song titles such as “Corner of the Sky” from Pippin and “In My Own Little Corner” from Cinderella (the tele-staged musical version – not the Disney-fied one). And of course, we’re well-acquainted with the boxing corner, where fighters go to rehydrate and catch their breath. Whether you prefer …

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Sex in the Media: Marc Maron’s “End Times Fun”

If you’re in the mood for stand-up comedy that’s raw, intelligent, insightful, and explicit, I can’t recommend more highly Marc Maron’s new Netflix special entitled “End Times Fun.” Believe it or not, it was recorded before the pandemic! Prophetic? Hmmmmm… Well, even if Maron didn’t employ his self-admitted interest in mysticism during this performance that …

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Sex in the Media: The Crown

Beware of spoilers! I was excited about plans to complete my “Mrs. Fletcher” binging and then write a review, because there’s much to discuss on that front. But, something happened last night for which I was ill-prepared. There I was, innocently watching Season 2, Episode 7 of one of my current great escapes, “The Crown” …

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Sex In the Media: Sex, Explained on Netflix

Sex, Explained is a docuseries on Netflix that contains 5 episodes: fantasy, attraction, birth control, fertility, and childbirth. The Netflix series, narrated by Janelle Monae, presents both the scientific and psychological perspectives of each topic. Experts are interviewed and we hear about, for instance, why BDSM (Bondage/Discipline, Dominance/ Submission, and Sadism/Masochism) can be a healthy …

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The Goop Lab S1:E3 (The One Everyone’s Talking About)

There are few celebrities more divisive than Gwyneth Paltrow. Whether you’re a fiery critic of her oft questionable wellness claims or a devoted fan soaking up everything in the Goopisphere, you are likely aware of her new Netflix venture entitled “The Goop Lab with Gwyneth Paltrow.” Each episode in the series focuses on a different …

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Mom and Vibrator in the Same Sentence?

Times have changed. I mean, really, REALLY changed. When was the last time you saw a grown woman express her sexual frustration to her adult daughter on TV? Never? Well, enter one of (IMHO) the greatest series to ever hit the small screen – Jane the Virgin. Things were so steamy in S5 E6 (Chapter …

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Are You Watching Sex Education or Are You Just Glad to See Me?

Heard about Netflix’s new series “Sex Education”? It’s garnering a lot of press and tons of eyeballs (as in 40 million-member households, according to the streaming network). Not surprising when you consider the show’s compelling elements: a current British high school setting that’s infused with 1980’s imagery; leading characters who are openly gay and others …

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