How to Make a Sex Tape that Doesn't Suck


If you’ve ever watched a sex scene in a movie or porn, you’ve probably wondered what it would be like to star in your your own naughty flick. When your curiosity gets the best of you, here are some things to keep in mind—including tips for choosing the right costar, finding the best angles, and keeping your video… »9/23/15 5:47pm9/23/15 5:47pm

How To Have An Actual Conversation With A Woman

I know the headline may have ruffled your peacock feathers, but please, hear me out. Many men do not know how to have a conversation, and it would behoove our communities, our country, and dare I say the entire human race if this disconnect could be bridged. I’m not referring to suaveness in the pickup department or… »8/13/15 1:46pm8/13/15 1:46pm

How To Make Perlo, The Deep South's Best Take On Chicken And Rice

Here’s the thing about South Carolina: if you drive far enough inland from the ocean, you will run out of fingers on which to count highway billboards threatening you with ultimatums like “Accept Jesus Or Burn In Hell.” Not a whole lot to recommend the place once you get out of earshot of the surf.
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How To Get A Cheap Motorcycle And Not Crash It

The problem is, most things are Good in inverse proportion to the degree to which they’re Fun. Broccoli is Good; Bacon is Fun. Taxes are Good; Casinos are Fun. Gyms are Good; Bars are Fun. You get the picture. But assuming, as I do, that all of us must live at least a little, few things are less Good and more Fun than… »7/29/15 12:57pm7/29/15 12:57pm

An Adult’s Guide To Learning To Ride A Bicycle

The Anna Karenina principle of biking is this: Everyone who learned how to ride a bicycle did so in roughly the same boring way; anyone who made it to adulthood without learning required a unique series of roadblocks, failures, negligence, and procrastination. If you fall into the latter group, congratulations! Your… »7/15/15 2:20pm7/15/15 2:20pm

Is Refusing A Breathalyzer Test Ever Smart?

Welcome to Ask a Lawyer, where I, a lawyer, respond to your questions. Got a vexing legal issue? Send it over, or drop it in the comments below. Keep in mind that this is general information, and not formal legal advice or legal representation; if you need any of that, you should get it from a lawyer in real life, not… »7/10/15 2:19pm7/10/15 2:19pm

How To Move Across the Country, One Step At A Time

Last winter, after waffling between leaving or staying in Brooklyn for close to four years, I finally bit the bullet. I decamped to Seattle. I used to think I couldn’t live without an egg & cheese from the bodega, McGolrick Park, or Pete’s Candy Store (where there’s no candy, but plenty of liquor). Now I do a lot of… »7/09/15 12:07pm7/09/15 12:07pm

Oh God, What Is Croup, Does My Kid Have It, Oh God Oh God Oh God

Parenting a small child means, of course, doubling the number of people whose well being is your responsibility. This can be difficult, for a Wearer Of A Garbage Bag Because You Forgot To Buy Laundry Soap For The 27th Consecutive Week—for someone who has arrived, mostly by accident, deep in the swamp of real-deal… »7/06/15 11:57am7/06/15 11:57am

How To Cook A Brisket, Which Is Totally Worth The Effort, I Swear

Just once in your life, cook a brisket, over smoky charcoal heat, on the grill. Do it for the solemn pride of having done so, and for the rime of authority it will lend to your future haughty pronouncements on the quality of others’ briskets. Do it because brisket—a massive cut of tough working muscle from the chest… »7/03/15 2:39pm7/03/15 2:39pm

How to Become a Cunnilingus Master

Cunnilingus has an undeserved reputation of being one of the trickiest sexual acts to perform well. I think this characterization is grounded in cultural judgments of women’s genitals as being “complicated” and “mysterious”. Let’s lay this unfair reputation to rest with some straightforward advice on performing some… »6/11/15 11:16am6/11/15 11:16am