For many of us, The Joy of Sex was our first (usually accidental) introduction to pubes. For its publishers, it was a challenge — how do you show people how to have sex without showing actual, well, sex? Very carefully, it turns out.
If you're still using Alex Comfort's 1972 The Joy of Sex as your guide to such topics as "frigidity," having sex on horseback, and "tactful ways to take a woman’s virginity," it's time to update.
For many of us, a covert peek into Alex Comfort M.B., Ph.D's The Joy of Sex was some of our first sex ed: highly explicit yet strangely unsexy, horrible to think of in connection to one's parents. While the newer editions have excised the joys of sex on motorcycles, sex on horseback and sex with hookers (all featured…