Ex-CBC Employee: Jian Ghomeshi Is a Creep; CBC Brass Are Lying Weenies

Among the many allegations against former Q host Jian Ghomeshi were those of a former coworker who claimed that her old boss once said he wanted to "hatefuck her." Now, that employee—who was previously anonymous for professional reasons—has come forward with more details about what a fucking ordeal working for… » 12/02/14 11:50am 12/02/14 11:50am

Ghomeshi Surrenders to Police After Being Charged With Sexual Assault

When allegations against Jian Ghomeshi first surfaced, the radio host defended himself by pointing out that none of his "jilted" exes who were now claiming he'd abused them had gone to police at the time. Well, throw that shit out of the window: he's just been charged with sexual assault and Wednesday morning, he… » 11/26/14 11:10am 11/26/14 11:10am

Your Edgy Jian Ghomeshi Halloween Costume Was Not an Original Idea

If you're a self-identified irreverent guy who wanted to spend Halloween in a costume so uniquely Too Soon that bowties would spin in offense and monocles would pop out in surprise, during your hunt for that perfectly distasteful getup, your mind might have alit on dressing like alleged sexual abuser Jian Ghomeshi.… » 11/03/14 11:50am 11/03/14 11:50am

Jian Ghomeshi Showed Graphic Film of Himself Beating Women to the CBC

Increasingly unhinged-sounding Canadian DJ Jian Ghomeshi was fired from his job at the CBC last weekend after allegations surfaced that he had been subjecting women to sexual violence to which they did not consent for years. But before he was fired, he made sure he showed his colleagues a film he thought would prove… » 10/31/14 7:00pm 10/31/14 7:00pm

Dear Jian Ghomeshi: Keep Your Abuse Out of My Kink

On Monday morning, I woke up to a Facebook post by Canadian radio host Jian Ghomeshi defending his so-called BDSM sex. As an experienced kinkster and professional dominatrix, I was deeply offended by his apology. For years Ghomeshi has hosted a popular CBC show, Q, and has had a prominent role as a cultural gatekeeper… » 10/28/14 12:20pm 10/28/14 12:20pm

Vanilla Sex: A Perfectly Fine Way to Fuck

Kinky sex is back. Again. As Laura Antoniou, author of popular erotica series The Marketplace puts it, "the mainstream media 'discovers' kinky sex every 10 years or so." This time around, the discovery has been linked to more than a few sources: Rihanna, "the Internet," smartphones, and almost inevitably, the 100… » 10/15/14 9:59am 10/15/14 9:59am

And Here's a Scene From James Franco's New Gay BDSM Movie [NSFW]

Here's a clip from the 60-minute art film, Interior. Leather Bar., co-directed by and starring James Franco that will premiere at Sundance this week. Just like the movie, it's all about gay sex. While the clip is definitely NSFW—not for nudity, but for the sounds of moans and slaps (you should be fine if you use… » 1/16/13 1:05pm 1/16/13 1:05pm

Woman Wants Out of Her Slave/Master Marriage

After signing an explicit agreement that she would become her husband's "slave," a saleswoman in Padua is suing for divorce, claiming that her partner physically abused her during their marriage and that he's stalked her since their split. Insert your obligatory Fifty Shades life imitates art imitates porn imitates a… » 8/31/12 10:00am 8/31/12 10:00am

Post-Fifty Shades, New Yorkers in Particular Have Really Jumped on the…

BDSM is really big in New York, at least according to some YouPorn number-crunching, which might initially sound like a category of porn with digitally-animated numbers locked in suggestive embraces (I'm thinking of something involving 5 and 7, and I don't need to tell you how absolutely filthy such a fantasy would… » 8/30/12 10:00am 8/30/12 10:00am

10 Shades of Stupid: Cosmo's Worst BDSM Tips

I knew this was coming when the cashier in Barnes and Nobles saw me looking at Fifty Shades of Grey and stage-whispered: "I bought that for my mom, and now I'm just terrified that I'm going to go home and find my dad. In a cage. Bleeding or dead." BDSM is like soccer and socialized medicine; fascinating, but hard for… » 8/23/12 2:00pm 8/23/12 2:00pm

Anastasia and Christian are Back to Discuss Religious Backlash Against…

I was too busy praying to Jesus to smite E.L James/crying about the demise of modern literature to write about "Fifty Shades of Grey" today, but Anastasia and Christian had such a fabulous time yesterday that they wanted to discuss Anna North's Buzzfeed piece on the Christian backlash against their torrid love… » 6/08/12 3:30pm 6/08/12 3:30pm

Anastasia and Christian Bring You The Latest 'Fifty Shades' News

I was too busy buying out all of the rope in Manhattan/banging my head against the wall to write about the New York Post's groundbreaking "Fifty Shades of Grey" story today. So I asked Anastasia and Christian, the stars of everyone's favorite over-hyped BDSM tome, to cover it instead. After all, Anastasia met… » 6/07/12 3:50pm 6/07/12 3:50pm

The Fifty Shades of Grey Frenzy Hasn't Even Climaxed Yet

More than 10 million copies of Fifty Shades of Grey have been sold in the past six weeks, a rate its publisher says is "unprecedented" and expects to continue "exceeding even our most optimistic forecasts." Sales even jumped the week before Mother's Day, meaning women didn't put aside their hunger for Twilight » 5/22/12 6:20pm 5/22/12 6:20pm