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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?
| March 19, 2010
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
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
| 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 The voice is that of Zorg (Jean-Hugues Anglade), an unpublished novelist, whom we see fucking Betty (Béatrice Dalle in a star-making turn) in the slow zoom that serves as the opening shot of Jean-Jac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
| 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
| 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
| May 08, 2009
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
| February 25, 2009
The sunny side of smut
Sex makes the world go 'round in Without Wax: A Documentary Novel
| August 05, 2008
This article originally appeared in the May 8, 1973 issue of the Boston Phoenix.
What's on Trial with Deep Throat
| May 12, 2008
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.
| March 12, 2008
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
| 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?
| August 15, 2007
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
| May 07, 2007
The pickings this year at the ninth Boston Underground Film Festival are relatively slim.
Digging deep at the Boston Underground Film Festival
| March 21, 2007
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
| 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)
| 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
| 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.
| March 22, 2006
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