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The quest for the ultimate female orgasm

Let's talk about the female orgasm, and how for some women, it can be difficult to come by.
How far will women go for an orgasm?
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  March 19, 2010

Sound words

I appreciate the positive review Jeffrey Gantz gave to Bad Boy Made Good , the documentary film I produced, which was shown this week at the MFA.
Letters to the Boston editor, November 13, 2009
By BOSTON PHOENIX LETTERS  |  November 13, 2009

Stuck in his Throat

Growing up in Sudbury, David Bertolino’s upbringing was strictly G-rated.
Suburban, family-oriented David Bertolino has a dream: to stage a play about  Deep Throat , one of the most controversial films of all time
By JON HART  |  October 30, 2009

Review: Betty Blue, The Director's Cut

"I had known Betty for a week," a voiceover intones. The voice is that of Zorg (Jean-Hugues Anglade), an unpublished novelist, whom we see fucking Betty (Béatrice Dalle in a star-making turn) in the slow zoom that serves as the opening shot of Jean-Jac
Well-remembered arthouse film gains an extra hour
By BRETT MICHEL  |  September 11, 2009

Review: The Last International Playboy

Steve Clark's slick, sometimes affecting paean to male narcissism opens with what look like gauzy outtakes from Girls Gone Wild .
The late Lucy Gordon overshadows all
By PETER KEOUGH  |  June 19, 2009

Review: Otto; or, Up With Dead People

"Wow, I just got a mental flash of thousands of zombies jumping over a shark."
Plods at an undead pace
By SHAULA CLARK  |  May 08, 2009


Review: Serbis

There couldn't be a more promising set-up for a movie than the one in Brillante Mendoza's film: a family-run gay-porno-movie theater.
Does not do justice to the premise
By GERALD PEARY  |  February 25, 2009

The sunny side of smut

Sex makes the world go 'round in Without Wax: A Documentary Novel
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  August 05, 2008

Throttling Throat

This article originally appeared in the May 8, 1973 issue of the Boston Phoenix.
What's on Trial with Deep Throat
By JANET MASLIN  |  May 12, 2008

Sibling viewing

My boyfriend recently read a story about Frank Sinatra eating breakfast off of the naked butt of a hooker (I think it was a hooker) in Las Vegas, back in the glory days of the Rat Pack.
Dr. Lovemonkey
By DR. LOVEMONKEY  |  March 12, 2008

Recovery school

Dr. Drew Pinsky himself, sleekly acerbic co-host of radio’s Loveline , wields his diagnostic jargon like a switchblade.
Celebrity Rehab  does it all for you
By JAMES PARKER  |  February 20, 2008


Angels and devils of porn

Odd choice for a date, one would have thought — an evening of robust debate about pornography.
A vintage X-rated actor and a goofball clergyman face off, in a debate sponsored by an energy drink: what the hell is going on?
By JAMES PARKER  |  August 15, 2007

Porn again

The sound of loud, breathy faux orgasms ricocheted upstairs at the Coolidge Corner Theatre.
Kim Airs returns for some ‘SmorgasPORN,’ Coolidge Corner Theatre, May 5, 2007
By JIM SULLIVAN  |  May 07, 2007

Curiously refreshing

The pickings this year at the ninth Boston Underground Film Festival are relatively slim.
Digging deep at the Boston Underground Film Festival
By PETER KEOUGH  |  March 21, 2007

Major embarrassment?

Matt Sanchez was a darling of the conservative media establishment, but then news broke that he was, only a few years ago, performing in famous gay porn films.
VIDEO: Michael Bronski assesses the gay-porn career of O'Reilly Factor fave Matt Sanchez
By MICHAEL BRONSKI  |  March 16, 2007

Planet of ass

Collapsed Catholic that I am, I’ve always had trouble with the concept of “erotic photography.”
Naked Happy Girls , My Bare Lady , Armed and Famous (NSFW)
By JAMES PARKER  |  January 17, 2007


By the horns

If you’ve ever wondered where the people who make those Girls Gone Wild videos find the women to participate in soft-porn video debasement, you’d be far less bewildered watching girl after girl trying to out-skank one another on the bull.
Riding Portland's mechanical bull
By RICK WORMWOOD  |  November 29, 2006

Flashbacks: March 24

These selections, culled from our back files, were compiled by Chris Brook and Ian Sands.
The Boston Phoenix has been covering the trends and events that shape our times since 1966.  
By EDITORIAL  |  March 22, 2006