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July 10, 2003

Sex Tips

Friedrich --

Do we love this here for its openness and matter-of-factness, etc? Or does it make us instead think thoughts like, "Hmm, maybe a little shame and discretion aren't always such bad things"? I'm not sure myself.

Best,

Michael

posted by Michael at July 10, 2003




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No, no, that was excellent! I watched the whole clip without out any sound, as I often do. That was quite witty. Definitely better that way, I'm sure of it.

Posted by: Felicity on July 10, 2003 10:57 AM



I don't know if the site changes daily, or something, but I had to cruise around a bit to find the Sex Tips demonstration. (I also didn't get any sound, which is not something I could figure out how to overcome.) Anyway, the link directly to the sex tips for people who understanding streaming media better than I is http://www.oxygen.com/sexshow/

Although I understand your reservations, I suspect at the end of the day greater candor, if it doesn't involve shoving things in unsuspecting peoples' faces, is a good thing. I guess.

Posted by: Friedrich von Blowhard on July 10, 2003 12:05 PM



Hmm, the link as is works fine on my computer. Takes a minute or so for it to buffer etc, but then works fine, including audio. Anyone else having probs with it?

Posted by: Michael Blowhard on July 10, 2003 12:08 PM



I can't view the sex tip you mention (my browser keeps crashing, bug report filed), but I assume it's from Sue Johanson if it's from Oxygen.

Just blogged about that show myself. The show is amazing for its openness and Sue's non-judgemental attitude. My wife and I were watching it last night and a caller was complaining about shortness of breath after masturbating. Sue questioned and it eventually came out that he masturbated three times a day! My wife and I exclaimed about the bizarreness of the call, but Sue took it right in stride without even a giggle. I don't know how she can do it.

Posted by: Bill Brown on July 10, 2003 12:33 PM



Am I the only person who has no tech problems watching this video?

Posted by: Michael Blowhard on July 10, 2003 7:50 PM



No tech problems, but sorry---just picked myself up off the floor after laughing. I don't know...I think I might prefer a little discretion.

Posted by: annette on July 10, 2003 10:11 PM



It is indeed hysterical without the sound! (no pun intended :-)

Sue sure can be levelheaded and deadpan about things, can't she?

I was confused by the page at first, as it had all these links to videos of WNBA players: "Get to know them on and off the court!"

And then the Sunday night sex show clip starts playing...very bizarre juxtaposition.

Posted by: David Mercer on July 14, 2003 4:20 PM






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