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Bullet Vibrator Guide

You know that saying about using the right tool for the right job, that does apply to vibrators. If you happen to be wanting clitoral stimulation, then you can get that from any vibrator. But, there are some that are so much better than the others and sometimes a regular vibrator just does not do the job right. However, a bullet vibrator actually specializes in targeting precise areas. So that means that you are wanting clitoral stimulation only, then a bully vibrator will be the right tool for the right job.

Bullet vibrator advantages

A huge advantage of a bullet vibrator is that not only are they small – but let’s be honest, size actually matters when it comes to any vibrator. Because it is so compact, you can hide it easily and are not always recognized as a sex toy. Just imagine that someone is going through your purse and pull out a silver tube – they are automatically going to think it may be lipstick and not your favorite bullet vibrator. Not to mention that a bullet vibrator is great for couples to use during sex and are great for stimulating men and women. Additionally, a bullet vibrator, is not really that intimidating especially for those who are new to the sex toy game or for men who don’t want any other dong looking thing in their relationship.

Bullet vibrators are really easy to use, inexpensive and can help to give you a mind-blowing orgasm. They are great for beginners and even for those who are a bit more experienced – it doesn’t matter how much experience you have with sex toys, you can add a bullet vibrator into your sex life. They are much smaller than your regular vibrators that are used for penetration, but they do pack a real punch. There are a lot of bullets on the market that have various settings and they also come in a lot of different shapes, materials which can range from metal to silicone and everything in between, and various sizes. Many bullet vibrators will come with a remote to control them by yourself or with your partner being in control. There are some that are connected to a cord then some are wireless.

They’re a classic for a reason

Bullet vibrators are considered to be a classic go to sex toy for a reason or multiple reasons. First of all, they are super portable. You can just put them in your luggage or even in your purse. Not to mention that there are some that you can place in your pocket. They are super versatile. You can use them on your nipples or clit, or you can insert them into the base of your dildo, anal toys, or cock ring to make them vibrate. The small size means that you can even make your favorite pair of panties into a sex toy.

Discrete

They are super discrete. A bullet vibrator doesn’t always look like a sex toy. The small size and non-cock shape helps to make sure that you won’t be found out if someone happens to discover your playtime toy.

They are beyond easy to use. Sometimes there can be a learning curve with an egg or bullet vibrator. Most operate with a single push button, so you don’t have to worry about how to actually use it. Then there are models that have a remote control that will let you control it.

They’re quiet

Bullet vibrators are also much quieter than your average vibrator. Nothing is more embarrassing than using your rabbit vibe and you are really going to town on yourself and then you get a knock on your door and someone asking if you are using a power tool in your bedroom. Because a bullet is so quiet it is perfect if you happen to live in a home with other people.

Inexpensive

Bullet vibrators are also really inexpensive, so you won’t feel bad if you happen to purchase one. If you are just now trying out sex toys, there is no need to go out and spend $150 to $200 on a really great vibrator when a bullet vibrator can give you an impression of how your body will respond to the vibrations. Think of bullets as a way to test drive sex toys.

Best bullet vibrators

Now, the part that you have been waiting for. Below are some really great bullet vibrators that you can get. These are all well-made, use body safe materials, and tend to last longer than the super cheap off brands. Let’s be honest, if you are looking into getting a sex toy for the first time, you will want something that you know isn’t going to break down as soon as you turn it on. Nothing is worse than trying to get off and all of a sudden, your toy breaks so close to your orgasm.

We Aim To Please Vibrating Bullet by Fifty Shades of Grey

This sleek bullet gives you quite a powerful vibration for being so small. Now you can understand why Ana was so mesmerized by the toy. It has a soft and rounded tip that has a straight body. It gives you a precise touch for your clit or wherever else you plan to use it. It is light weight and looks about the size of a tube of your favorite lipstick. It is perfect for both partner and solo play. Just a single push button on the bottom that will change up the speed and vibration. Plus, it takes a single AAA battery.

Waterproof Mini Massager by Athena

We aren’t trying to sound like those boring late night informercials, but can a cheap device actually change your life? Well when it comes to this massager, it certainly can. There are a lot of women out there who haven’t been able to get that mind-blowing orgasm that they have been craving until they met this mini massager by Athena. Of course, any type of vibrator will do, but when it comes to quality, you can’t beat this price. It looks like a cute little toy and it is one of the most popular options out there right now. It is water proof, so you can use it for water play and it only takes a single AA battery. Can’t beat that.

Mini Bullet Vibrator by Tracy’s Dog

This is a bullet vibrator that actually looks like a bullet. It has a really sleek, metallic finish and a pointed tip. It even comes on a chain, so that you can use it as a key chain and no one will ever realize that it is a sex toy. It is just over 3 inches long, so you won’t get any finger cramps like other mini bullets. There is a button that is located on the bottom of the base that will let you control the bullet. Unfortunately, there is only one speed. It also uses an A23 battery. Although these batteries are not hard to find, not everyone will have this type of battery just lying around.

Lyla 2 by Lelo

We won’t lie, this bullet vibrator is a bit on the expensive side, but we are talking about the best vibrators on the market right now. The Lyla 2 by Lelo is actually worth the extra cost thanks to the very classy design and the super advanced features. You need keep in mind that there are vibrators that can stop within a month for no reason, so it is not that hard to actually justify purchasing this bullet vibrator which is a superior product. What makes the Lyla 2 so great? Well, one of the biggest things is that it comes with a wireless remote control. That means that you or your partner can have fun with this nifty little feature. Not to mention that this bullet was designed to be used externally or internally, and you can adjust the intensity and speed using the discreet controller. This means that you are going to have a lot of possibilities for getting adventurous. It is rechargeable, and completely waterproof not to mention the wide variety of vibrations that it has. It also comes in different colors.

Multi 10 Frequency Egg Vibrator by MoJoy

This is a classic single bullet vibrator that comes with a corded remote control. This bullet vibe is wider and sleeker than others, and the remote control also has a similar design. It is small enough that you can fit it into most bags and it is great for nipple or clit stimulation. You can also remove the remote control to clean your toy or for storage. It does take 2 AAA batteries. It has two control buttons for the vibrations, plus there is 10 different vibrations that come with toy. Plus, it is made from ABS plastic, so you can use it with silicone based and water based lubricants.

Bullet Vibrator Wrap Up

When it comes to bullet vibrators, it is all about what you want. Don’t just settle for anything. You are going to want something that is comfortable and will get you to the point of no return.

 

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Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes

The times they are a-changin. At least here at Undressed. I doubt that Dylan had a sex toy review website in mind when he wrote those words, but appropriation is what makes our culture great…right?

Thinly veiled social commentary aside, we will be rolling out several changes to Undressed over the course of the next couple of months. Almost all of these changes are intended to broaden our horizons, so to speak. We aim to make a place for free discussion of anything and everything to do with sex; not just sex toys. To that end, here are some of the things we are going to try to bring to the table:

• Guest Reviews – We’ve actually already started this one (yay, Z and V) but you
should see the amount of reviewers as well as the frequency increase. If you’re
interested in being a guest reviewer, send us a request.

• Sex in the News This will be a weekly round up of sex that we’ve seen in the news
over the past week. Media runs the full range from progressive and positive to
bigoted and disgusting. We’ll try and catch as much of the relevant stuff as we can,
but if you see something please send it along.

• How-to articles and videos – How to clean your butt plug, how to tell your parents
that you are gay, how to not tell your parents that you are gay, how to properly
service a vagina, etc. Want us to research and write a column about a topic you are
curious about? Send it along.

• Interviews – There are lots of negative forces in the world giving us stupid or
ignorant messages about sex, but there are also a slew of great ones! We hope to
get some good ole Q and A time with some of the great ones. Know of someone
worthy of being interviewed? Send us a note about them.

• Columns – These are secret for now, but we think we’ve got some that will give you
a window into some very interesting perspectives. Got an idea for a column? Send it
along.

• Dear Mimi – You know…just like Dear Abby….yeah, ok. So, you send us in your
questions and Mimi will respond to them. We hope to get one of these up every
Sunday but that is really up to you, isn’t it? Got a question? Send it along.

Exciting, right?

I hope you noticed a theme there cause I was not subtle about it at all. For this to work, we really need your help. We need you to comment, send us emails, and become active in this safe and sex-positive community that we are trying to build because let’s face it; You are the community.

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Astroglide Shooters Anal Lubricant

Joseph

While I don’t think I would ever purchase this product, it is pretty cool. It is just like it sounds; anal lubricant packaged in such a way as to “shoot” out the lube into the colon (even though the instructions only say “apply to anal area”) in order to thoroughly lubricate both sphincters and the colon.

That’s great since those things don’t lubricate themselves and not having enough lube on them can be uncomfortable at best and dangerous at worst. Pairing a thicker lube with an applicator that makes it easier to get the lube right where it needs to be could make the anal experience much more friendly for some people. And it is a thick lube. Quite thick, actually.

Now, onto why I probably would not buy it.

• The ingredients list: Purified Water (yes!), Glycerin (OK), Hydroxyethylcellulose (wtf?), Chlorhexidine (wtf?), Gluconate (not awful), Methylaparaben (wtf), Gludono Delta Lactone (wtf?), Sodium Hydroxide (meh) Generally I like less than that many wtfs in something that goes on or in my body.

• All the effing packaging. These things come six to a box and are all individually wrapped in plastic. Each applicator is intended for single use. That’s a lot of waste for some good ole fashioned butt sex. Ill probably just keep putting god fearing lube on sex toys and applying it that way.

So there ya have it. Cool product, wasteful and full of chemicals. Pros and Cons, yo.

Mimi

Astroglide Shooters sound like a drink some horndog frat guy would try to make me chug at a bar. If I went to bars like that. Ever.

Drink confusion aside, its actually anal lubricant specifically designed to be shot into your ass or the ass of someone else. If youve engaged in anal play, you already know that lubricant can make or break the experience. If you havent, then Im telling you now. Lubricant is very important what kind you use and how its applied.

The Shooters lubricant itself is very thick, which is helpful in the case of anal sex because it creates more of a buffer. Its good friction, not go-curl-up-fetal-position-in-a-corner friction. The Shooter lubricant is also long lasting without uncomfortable residue. Not once did we need to re-lube. Including warm-up. (Be amazed!)

The downside is that one Shooter actually has a bit too much lube. After God only knows how long, Joseph deemed my ass too slippery and had to remove the condom and switch to my vagina. Using about half as much works very effectively without sacrificing ease of play.

For reasons that I wont get into, anal play can be very difficult for me. The first time we used the Shooter lubricant wasnt fireworks for Joseph, per se, but it certainly made me feel like I could enjoy anal sex much more easily. And I do. Its been fantastic.

I just wish there was a product like this that was re-usable. Maybe made of silicone that I could fill with lubricant, insert, use, and then sanitize the way I do my sex toys. It would cost more initially, but itd be worth it. In fact, my pretentious hippie nonsense will prevent me from wanting this product in the future, after we run out. Well have to apply thick, long-lasting lube the old fashioned way.

Thankfully, Astroglide has that down.

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Review: Xtreme Pack Mini G-Spot Bullet

Review: Xtreme Pack Mini G-Spot Bullet

Mimi

The Xtreme Pack Mimi G-spot Bullet is a brightly coloured green and purple with flashing red lights, a toy reminiscent of a handheld video game system, minus the PEW-PEW shooting noise. It really does seem like a toy.

But the Xtreme Pack means business. The 2.25 x 1 bullet vibrator plugs into a plastic and rubber controller with buttons to increase intensity, change the setting, or turn it off. As you increase the intensity, red lights appear or disappear in a crescent across the controller. The controller is pretty easy and straight-forward. You can handily rest it on your chest while masturbating, changing the settings periodically with ease. The bullet itself is designed with a curve at the end to stimulate the g-spot, but it also works well for stimulating the clit.   This is very unusual for a bullet vibrator, most just target the clitoris.  It takes two AA batteries, which are not included.

I didn’t really enjoy it inside me, regardless of the setting or intensity. It just felt like my pelvis was vibrating and I really didn’t feel like it was assisting me in any way. Most of its use has been external, against my clit. I varied my use between the tip and the wider backside of the bullet. If you’ve never used a bullet vibrator before, you should know that as you are holding the bullet, you can feel all of the vibration in your fingers. As you make the bullet vibrate more intensely, the sensation may become distracting in your fingers. Some women experience this, some women don’t or they get used to it. At first it irritated me (as it does with every new bullet I try), but eventually I got used to it.

Although I did not reach orgasm on even the highest setting, I do believe that if I were not on medication at this time, it would have been more likely to happen. Or if I wasn’t so stressed out. In other words, if your body is not giving you the silent treatment like mine is, you’d probably get more out of the Xtreme Pack. Due to the fact that this vibrator takes AA batteries, its intensity and power can only reach so high. It does not compare to a plug-in or a rechargeable vibrator. So even though it calls itself Xtreme, its really not. The Xtreme Pack is kind of in a grey area for me, a middle ground where I don’t love it, but I don’t hate it either and it therefore becomes best explained with a shrug.

What you cant see is that those lights blink like an epileptic nightmare.

Joseph

I have no problem with the concept or actual use of this product. A G-spot bullet on a long cord attached to a very easy to use control panel. It has 5 speed and 7 settings. That’s cool. It is pretty powerful for what it is and the materials are not great but they are not awful.  There is not really anything inherently wrong with this product. However….

WHAT THE FUCK IS UP WITH THE COLOR CHOICES AND THE NAME? Xtreme Pack G-spot Bullet? Seriously? What makes it xtreme (extreme even) and why is it neon green and purple. Is the target market 12 year old boys?

The confounding color choices, the name, and the fact that the package claims that this product has a “soft rubber cote” leads me to believe that  the marketing people were drunk when they approved this one. Or maybe they had been watching too many Mountain Dew commercials

Hey Joseph, what’s a cote?

That’s a very good question. I’ll tell ya what a cote is. A small shelter for domestic animals (as sheep or pigeons). Yep. Don’t believe me? Look.

I could understand this screw up if the producer was a Japanese sex toy company. They have a notoriously hard time translating. Guess who the manufacturer is. Freaking Cal Exotics. From California.

I’ll wrap this post up with a call to action.

Why not write Cal Exotics and ask them how they managed to cover your sex toy with a soft rubber shelter for domestic animals?

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CrashPadSeries.com Volume 3

CrashPadSeries.com Volume 3

Joseph

In case you don’t know, The Crash Pad Series is based upon Shine Louise Houston’s 2006 debut film of the same name. The crash pad is a place where dykes and femmes alike can go to have uninhibited sex. Unfortunately I have not seen the The Crash Pad itself, but if it is anything like the series based on it, it is HOT.

The DVD that Blowfish sent us is a collection of episodes from the website. From the looks of it, that’s how these collections are offered; four or five episodes per DVD. Volume three features some performers that are quickly becoming favorites of mine: Dallas, Shawn (Syd Blakovich), Dylan Ryan, Princess Donna, Jake, Lorelei Lee, Billy Jack Gunn, Paul Gunn, Red, and Javier.

If you’ve been reading the site or following Houston’s work, you’ll recognize several of those names. Houston has a tendency to use familiar performers (I don’t really feel comfortable calling them actors because they are not acting in even the traditional porn sense. The people in Houston’s films are not pretending to have hot, enjoyable sex they are) in her productions, which is fine since she has such stellar performers.

This particular installation of the Crash Pad Series involves deep throating, squirting, the fabulous Hitachi Magic Wand, and lots of authentic queer sex. I don’t have any complaints about this collection. None. I personally was not turned on by the scene between “cousins” Billy Jack Gunn and Paul Gunn because my sexual tendencies are unwaveringly hetero and those two look too much like biological men to do anything for me.

The particular copy that was sent to us has some issues with the sound being out of sync in a couple of spots. It was minimal in the beginning but by the last scene (Red and Javier) it was completely incongruous. I sent Blowfish and email to see if this was an artistic choice of Houston’s that I didn’t get or a simple defect but at the time of this writing, I have received no response.

If you don’t want to wait for a DVD to be shipped to you just go to http://www.crashpadseries.com where you can view any of the episodes (there are more online than offered on the individual DVDs.

Mimi

I have a lot of respect for Shine Louise Houston’s work so when it came time to watch CrashPadSeries.com Volume 3, I was really excited and my expectations were high, which is a pleasant shift from the usual. (I’m not a huge fan of porn, which is often boring, stifling regurgitations of sexuality and beauty to me. At best, it’s a good laugh.) I was not disappointed. I enjoyed every scene of this DVD, which I have not been able to say about any other porn thus far.

Whoa shit.
Whoa shit, indeed.

In episode 16, Dylan Ryan enters the crash pad, but instead of trying to join Dallas and Shawn, she hides nearby. While Shawn ties Dallas up to a chair, sucks Dallas’ strap-on cock, and then proceeds to fuck herself silly, Dylan Ryan is sneaking glances, biting her lip, obviously aroused. Eventually Shawn and Dallas move to the bed and continue to pleasure themselves and each other. I really enjoyed the chemistry between these two. They appeared to have a lot of fun.

In episode 17, Dylan Ryan comes out of hiding after Shawn and Dallas leave. She throws herself down on the bed, smiling and burying her face into the vibrant red pillows and sheets. Watching her writhe and inhale the scent of Shawn and Dallas’ sexual encounter is really arousing, perhaps even more so than when she actually strips and masturbates. It may be more of a personal thing than anything else, but entering the mindset of the voyeur, entering the fantasy of unknown bodies and personalities – the way she pulled the sheet between her legs, thrust her hips toward the bed, inhaled deeply, and smiled so big – is a huge turn-on.

That’s what I need. Honest arousal. Honest reaction.

Joseph didn’t seem to enjoy Episode 15 with Billy Jack and Paul quite as much, for reasons rather obvious, and we ended up talking more throughout its duration. We talked a lot about gender identification, bisexuality, pansexuality, and considered our relative ignorance when it comes to various lifestyles. For example, I trip over terminology quite a lot because I want to be respectful. It’s hard when everyone has personal preferences that may not be clear. Houston’s porn films are especially challenging, and I think she would probably smile if she heard me say so.

Despite the distraction of our talk, I found this scene just as arousing as the others. Aside from a little initial awkwardness, both performers seemed to forget that a camera was even there. They just did their thing and their thing was hot. (Also, how great is it that Paul Gunn has a “pussyboy” tattoo?)

In episode 21, Lorelei Lee enters the crash pad to find Donna and Jake ready to fuck, and she’s not so sure at first, but quickly convinced! (If only I had the powers of persuasion that Donna has…) This part of the scene was really annoying because the sound was a bit off; however, the three of them really made up for it. Lorelei Lee, god bless her, didn’t make constant obnoxious goat noises like she did in Superfreak. Jake was quiet, reserved, and yet really involved in significant ways. Donna, of course, dominated most of the actions in the scene. All three of them seemed really into it (when Lorelei Lee and Donna are making prolonged eye contact later in the scene, it’s pretty intense), yet joked and laughed occasionally.

Last but not least, episode 19 with Red and Javier was, sadly, hard to watch because of the sound disturbances. And you can watch it muted, like we did, but…. it’s not the same. Red and Javier are really sexy performers – I liked watching them even without sound. Red can wear a strap-on and bend me over anytime she’d like.

As always with Houston’s films, she places emphasis on safer sex practices, which I find really appealing in porn. Also, despite the re-occurrence of performers, there’s something really “fresh” about their presence. Perhaps it’s the scenery, the camera angles, the tone, the personal interactions between performers. You just know that it’s going to be sexy and authentic, yet light-hearted and fun. Perfect.

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Tristan Taorminos Expert Guide to Oral Sex: Part One Cunnilingus

Again, provided for us by our fabulous friends at Babeland

Him

I have read a good many cunnilingus guides in my time. I was a rather late bloomer, keeping my virginity until the age of 23. In my insecure mind, I thought that I was going to be rather disappointing to my first partner (which actually turned out to be true, but for different reasons than I expected) so I thought that I should learn ways to compensate for my inexperience. I read countless online tutorials. I even sampled some of the books at Barnes & Noble that claimed to be able to teach tongue magic.

I have been told by every woman that I have been with that I am quite skilled with my mouth. I dont think that I am talented or gifted in that regard. I think the thing that sets me apart from most is that I enjoy cunnilingus. So much so that I daydream about making Her moan with nothing but my tongue and lips.

Looking back, I do not think that any of the guides or books had anything in them that was not common sense. Listen to your lover, and Ask what she likes, and The clitoris is extremely sensitive.

Tristan’s guide was much the same, but with people acting out the advice.

Broken up into several sections and scenes with different people, the DVD illustrates all of the teaching points with visual aid. Yes. People performing cunnilingus. As much as it markets itself otherwise, there is still a lot of  porn element to this DVD. Men on women, women on women, with and without commentary. In addition to guided instruction, the DVD offers a good feature on safer cunnilingus which I am always in favor of.

This DVD would be great for young men or women seeking to get a good overview of technique and communication practice. It would be (and was) useful for a more experienced couple as a reminder to always slow down and experiment. Aside from moments when its porn roots show through, it gets my seal of approval.

Her

I am very lucky to have a partner that is notably talented at performing cunnilingus, so when we chose to get Tristan Taorminos Expert Guide to Oral Sex: Part One Cunnilingus, it was not a rescue mission. In a bold stretch of arrogance, we had even considered that the video wouldn’t have anything to teach. If nothing else, we hoped to be comforted by the knowledge that a good, educational video about cunnilingus existed out in the world one that people might actually watch.

We decided to go about it like this: he would watch the video alone, then work his magic when I got home, and then we could talk about any improvements that may have been made. I noticed that he slowed down more, and that was, primarily, the change. It makes a difference. Based on my experience and the things other women have told me, a lot of people tend to forget that they need to slow down, that the build-up is very important. The video emphasized that a lot, which I think is a really great thing.

It also emphasized experimentation (various ideas for tongue and hand movement were offered), sex toy use, and a woman’s responsibility to communicate her desires. Surely body language can offer a lot of useful feedback, but sometimes you really need to say, Could you move your finger a little more to the left? These are not things that we needed to be taught or reminded of, necessarily, but Im sure it would be helpful for other people given how carefully these ideas and actions are presented to the viewer.

One thing that I really liked about the video, once I got around to watching it, was a special mini feature devoted to safer cunnilingus. Taormino narrated a young, attractive couple demonstrating each method in such a way that the information is clearly understandable and approachable in practice. Aside from condoms, which exist very near the surface of sexual conscientiousness, tools and methods of safer sexual activities always seem kind of awkward and mood killing. This video takes away some of that awkwardness.

There is, of course, a lot of cunnilingus in the video, with and without commentary. There’s also a bonus section where Justine Joli, a sexy redhead leading the hands-on workshop, and her assistant, Ariel, go at it on a couch, which didnt particularly do it for me, although finally seeing the redhead naked was certainly fulfilling the promise of a bonus. It was a bit strange to hear standard educational video music as the background to blatantly pornographic scenes, but I think this DVD navigated the peculiar state of being educational and pornographic fairly well.

Ratings:

Aesthetics: 5

Level of Arousal: 2

Educational Value: 5

Story-line: N/A

Him and Her Rating: 4 Given the fact that this DVDs main purpose is educational.

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X: The Erotic Treasury

This book was sent to us by our friends at Babeland

Him

I dont actually have that much experiance reading erotica so I feel that I may have been somewhat more harsh on the qaulity of writing than is fair. For the most part, I found that the stories were varied and interesting as far as subject matter goes (fetishes galore) but that the actual craft of story telling left something to be desired.

Understand that each story is by a different author so there is of course a wide variety of style within the book. That means that while some of the authors did not appeal to me personally, others I found to be very well crafted.

The range of subject matter is truly astounding. There are 40 stories contained within the stylish red binding and each one focuses on a different fetish or sexual specificity. The nice thing about that is that you are bound to find something that you can appreciate. The problem there is that each story is so specific, you may only find one thing that apeals to you.

The bottom line for this book in my opinion is that it is a compilation. That means that if you are looking for a book to turn you on with each page, this is not it.

However, if you are interested in learning more about erotica in all of its various forms, this book is an excellent starting place. You will certainly be able to find something that you like and go from there.

Her

Reading erotica usually does more for me than watching pornographic films, probably because I can imagine people to my liking, instead of being faced with tanned, waxed, plasticized human-like beings getting it on. Most often, they remind me too much of the Barbie dolls I had as a child. (Coincidentally, they also fucked each other and had orgies. My bisexuality may in part be blamed on the fact that I only had one Ken doll, and he didnt even have a dick.) Its not sexy.

So when we ordered The Erotic Treasury, I was rather excited about the prospect of having a whole new book full of stories that are likely to arouse. Considering its a collection of stories, brought together by editor Susie Bright, I thought theres bound to be at least a few kinky stories to my preference, and even some sick, twisted shit to make me laugh or squirm.

When it arrived and I held the dark, elegantly crafted book in my hands, I expected less of the sick and twisted, more of the well-written and sensual. Its a book that I wouldnt mind leaving out in the living room on my book shelf. Granted, Im not really a shy or shameful girl, but lets say my hyper-conservative mom comes over and looks at my books for whatever reason. Knowing she saw The Erotic Treasury wont make either of us feel to disturbingly awkward. Its pretty and doesnt really give away the kinky exploits within.

That said, this book is quite kinky.

One story after another dives into a particular fetish shoes, spanking, lactation, vegetables, etc. and notably, theres not necessarily sexual intercourse involved. I can respect that. BDSM, for example, can often be intensely sexual without explicitly involving sex. (Hopefully it does eventually, though, right? Right.) Many of the stories demonstrate an understanding or appreciation of the psychology of desire, of how the most erotic moments of our lives might have little to do with physical penetration.

My only complaint is that many of the stories are so specific in their primary modes of attraction that despite being, for the most part, well-written, a reader might feel a strong reaction and connection to only a few stories in the collection of forty. Some of the humorous or novelty characteristics end up distracting from instead of contributing to the stories. However, even if the fetish within a story is not your idea of a good time at all, the writers often describe the sensations associated with desire and sex well enough that its often at least a littlearousing. If nothing else, itll spark your imagination.

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Babelands Showerbabe

Him

 

I was pretty excited about this product because due to height difference and a small shower, we cant have intercourse in the shower without the inclusion of a stool (which is awkward) so this product meant new ways to play in the shower.

 

Overall I am very pleased with the Showerbabe. It has two intensity settings which have not been enough to get her off by itself, but have been a great companion to my fingers or tongue. The settings are activated by a button on the bottom of the handle which can be somewhat awkward to use while the Showerbabe is inside of her. However, the handle itself is great because things do tend to get slippery in the shower.

 

Out of the shower, this is a good product as well. Because of its tapered tip and slim design, it is a great companion vibe for clit stimulation during intercourse. We had been using a Hitachi Wand which got the job done, but got in the way too much. The Showerbabe allows for her to pinpoint the vibration where she wants it without also vibrating my balls.

 

The hard plastic construction makes it extremely easy to clean which I love.

 

Her

 

The ShowerBabe is the first hard plastic vibrator that I’ve had, and although it was quite a change from my glorious Hitachi Magic Wand, it’s still quite enjoyable. We were attracted to ShowerBabe because, as you can guess, it’s waterproof and that little handle on the end sounded like a good idea.

 

I really enjoy our foreplay in the shower before heading to the bedroom (or the couch, the floor, the chair, the desk…) and the only danger we run into is not wanting to take the time to dry off first! Compared to some other vibrators that I’ve heard, ShowerBabe isn’t really that loud and its level of noise is appropriate to the intensity, which you can change between a regular and a high setting.

 

I didn’t really enjoy it inside of me, perhaps because of its shape, but against my clit it felt great. With this vibrator you can really find the points, movements, and pressures that please you in exactly the way you want to be pleased.

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Ask Mimi

hi mimi,

I have been reading your review/blog site and is quite interesting.  I have a question. What would you recommend: pjur MY sexual enhancers, K-Y INTENSE Arousal Gel for Her and Durex Play Utopia Female Arousal Gel?

I have used Durex and I really really like it, but I am not sure what [to] buy nextKY or pjur.  I have used for years pjur original and eros and they are both fantastic.

Thanks!  And I am sorry if you dont usually answer this kind of emails.  It can end up being a post

Warm regards,

C

Dear C,

First of all, thanks for reading our blog! We appreciate it a lot. You can email me or Joseph anytime with questions. This is becoming a post cause no one else asked me anything. Yay!

Secondly, onto the lube. I have never used a sexual enhancement-esque lube other than the flavored sort, so I cant speak about any of your options from experience. Pjur is a good brand for lube, so of the three I would probably choose that one on account of familiarity and pre-established trust. Ive used the brands KY and Durex in the past, but they were not particularly great for me.

However, something to bear in mind with lube is that everyones body functions differently and thus has different requirements. I dont self-lubricate very well, so my body needs a lube that lasts long without tackiness. Plus, a few of my favourite toys are silicone, so I cant use silicone-based lube with them and must be mindful of that when purchasing lube.  Maybe those arent concerns of yours, but Im sure there are other priorities you have for lube.

Maximus, Liquid Silk, Slippery Stuff Gel, pjur, and Babeland are brands I have used in the past with noteworthy results (i.e., I can actually remember them).

Good luck with your lube shopping! If you have any other questions, feel free to send me another email or respond directly in this post. Whatever your preference.

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Confessions of a heterosexual

I have always been embarrassingly heterosexual.

I can’t help it, I just have no attraction whatsoever to men. I can appreciate a physically attractive man or a man with a charming wit and warm personality, but I have no desire to do anything beyond appreciate.

I think of this as a problem. Viewing Mimi’s pansexuality only makes things worse. Good grief, it is unfair. She is attracted to all people regardless of sex. Dudes, ladies, dykes, femmes, bois, transsexuals, pre-op, post-op, all of it! And I am only really attracted to women that resemble women.

The way I see it, I’m missing out on a whole lot of feeling and potential experience. It’s not like my sexual attraction to women is exponentially stronger than someone attracted to all sexes because I am only attracted to the one. It just means that I am missing out on all the others.

Let me post an exchange about porn star James Deen between Epiphora and Mimi from Twitter the other night as an illustration:

 

undressedreview @Epiphora Hes actually pretty attractive. Like, a lot.

Epiphora @undressedreview Hence looking for scenes with him in them and whichever semi-attractive chick I can find.

undressedreview @Epiphora I approve. Excellent idea. Im kind of turned off by a lot of guys in porn, but he is yes.

I looked at his pic and thought “That guy looks like he smells like weed.” I’m not saying that James Deen would necessarily do it for me, but NO GUY does it for me and it seems like a shame.

Don’t get me wrong, I’m not saying that being anything other than heterosexual is easy in this society. Men being attracted to other men is no joking matter in mainstream America. Because of the closed way that men are taught to think about sexuality and the systematic vilification of homosexuality, being attracted to the same sex can make your life hell in this country. I understand this. So please don’t think that I envision those with wider sexual preferences than mine as living in a sex-crazed state of euphoria. I just think that being attracted to more would open more vistas to me.

Sure, I’ve tried to be attracted to men. I do it all the time. I look at people and I think “He’s a good-lookin guy…I could…do sex stuff with him…” My heart (wang) just isn’t in it. I think I probably could have sex with a man. I could become aroused by the experience alone and probably have a decent time…I just wouldn’t be enjoying it because of the man per se. Sticking feathers up your butt does not make you a chicken.

My feelings about limited preference being detrimental are not limited to sexuality. I feel the same way about NASCAR, professional wrestling, country music, M.I.A., the artwork of Gustav Klimt, and eggplants.