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5 Recommendations for Life

August 16, 2015

Below are five things that I’ve seen/listened to/read in the past week that either made me smile, made me smarter, or blew mind :) P.S. This is my favorite edition of “5 Recommendations” so far! So many great things in the world to consume lately :) – Karley

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Rants, Feelings & Opinions

5 Recommendations For Life

June 1, 2015

Words: Karley Sciortino / photo: Mary Ellen Mark You guys don’t have jobs, right? Everyone’s just at home all day, masturbating? Yeah, me too. Cool. So, why don’t you close your PornHub and Seamless tabs for a sec and consume some culture, because knowing things makes you more fuckable. Here’s five things I’ve seen/read/listened to recently that I think are worth your time. You’re welcome.

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Rants, Feelings & Opinions

Why Am I Hot?

May 30, 2015

A couple weeks ago, I (Karley) had the pleasure of speaking on a panel at the Frieze Art Fair. The panel was about female attractiveness—how does society assess who’s “hot,” and what gives a person value? The most powerful part of the panel, in my opinion, was when Grace Dunham (sister of Lena) gave a speech so perfectly breaking down the culture of self-worth, so I wanted to share her speech with you here.

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Rants, Feelings & Opinions

My Weekend at a Porn Festival

April 15, 2015

Words and photos by Vera Papisova / This isn’t a Vegas convention center filled with fake tits and Mr. Clean lookalikes handing out complimentary butt plugs. Contrary to what you might expect from a porn fest, the NYC Porn Film Festival takes place in an experimental art gallery in Bushwick, Brooklyn. The vibe is somewhere between your favorite dive bar and a Fassbinder film. The event staff looks like a group of Bard graduates. Miley, you would’ve thrived. Friday is the…

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Vogue Column

Ignorance or Insensitivity? Dealing with Transgender Culture

January 31, 2014

Katie Hill and Arin Andrews in Barneys New York’s catalog, by Bruce Weber   My latest Breathless column for Vogue is about trans culture and the danger of ignorance. I learned a lot while researching and writing the article, and not to be cheesy but I’m proud of how it turned out :) I hope you like it too! You can read it HERE. Also, side note: A few posts ago I wrote about a new, awesome, girl-power VICE show called…

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Interviews, Sex + Love Advice

Teach Me How To Fuck: Dev Hynes

April 1, 2013

So we all know Dev Hynes is the coolest person ever. We all love his musical project Blood Orange, and he writes all of the best songs by our favorite artists like Solange, Sky Ferreria, Theophilus London, Florence and the Machine, etc, etc. However, this is a sex blog (I think?), not a music blog, and therefore we care far more about Dev’s sex life than his musical achievements, especially considering he’s a majorly relevant indie sex symbol. (Does that…

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